Apple’s trying to get users to upgrade to Lion (which costs $30) and in the big picture iCloud, because MobileMe is riding off into the sunset in June.
Apple's offering a free upgrade to Snow Leopard to any MobileMe users who are a little out of date.
MobileMe customers that have not made the move up to iCloud may not be familiar with some of the features available with this service that they do not currently have access to. These include such things as Photo Stream, backups on Apple’s cloud servers as well as synchronization of bookmarks, contacts, calendar and notes. (...)Read [...]
Apple is offering current MobileMe users still running older versions of OS X a free upgrade to Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) in order to encourage them to migrate to iCloud. According to an e-mail seen by Macgasm that was sent to MobileMe...Show More Summary
Apple is trying to encourage users of its MobileMe service to switch over to iCloud by offering a free Snow Leopard upgrade DVD. Snow Leopard usually costs $29 from the Apple Store. In order to use iCloud on your Mac, it has to be running Lion. Show More Summary
Apple is giving away free copies of Snow Leopard to potential iCloud customers, reports MacGasm. If upgrades have held you back from iCloud, then Apple is throwing you a bone. You have to be an existing MobileMe customer, however. In...Show More Summary
In an effort to push customers toward iCloud ahead of shuttering its MobileMe service, Apple has reportedly begun offering free copies of OS X Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still on the older Leopard version.
MacGasm reports that Apple is giving away free copies of Snow Leopard to MobileMe users, to ease their move to iCloud. iCloud only works on Lion, so Apple is offering MobileMe users who haven’t yet purchased Snow Leopard a copy for free, so they’ll pay $30 to upgrade to Lion. Once on Lion, they can ditch MobileMe [...]
Apple finally gave the notice that it would be killing off MobileMe once and for all on June 30th, 2012. The soon-to-be-defunct service has already been replaced with iCloud, but Mac users who are still not running an OS X version older than Snow Leopard can’t hop on the bandwagon. You must have Snow Leopard [...]Show More Summary
As noted by Macgasm, Apple has begun notifying at least some MobileMe users of a new upgrade program offering a free copy of Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The offer is being made to provide users of machines running older versions of Mac OS...Show More Summary
Apple is placing significant emphasis on moving its MobileMe customer base to its iCloud cloud storage service with a new initiative and offer. The firm is offering all MobileMe users a free Snow Leopard OS DVD, in a move that will allow those that have not done so already to switch to Mountain Lion. MobileMe is [...]
Mama had it right -- procrastination is bad -- but mama never knew Apple. For Leopard users still clinging tightly to their MobileMe account, it looks like the path to iCloud just got a wee bit cheaper. Qualifying MobileMe holdouts are...Show More Summary
Apple is working on an update to Snow Leopard that will include access to iCloud, according to Mac Rumors. Apple's plan is to eventually phase out MobileMe in favor of iCloud, which will be used to sync e-mail, contacts, calendars, files,...Show More Summary