MobileMe: 2008 to 2012. Or, the deconstruction of failed sync

MobileMe: 2008 to 2012. Or, the deconstruction of failed sync

This is how MobileMe ends, swallowed in iCloud but not in darkness.

Our information and documents will live on -- the stored and pushed and streamed content of our iPhones and iPads and Macs, unto the next generation.

Apple has created the service we would have wished for MobileMe.

And now its servers spin down for the last time.

(With apologies to J. Michael Straczynski)

Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, The TV Show, Vector, ZEN & TECH, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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There are 5 comments. Add yours.

lollywood says:

if it wasn't for MobileMe we wouldn't have the fantastic iCloud...
we wouldn't want to return to yesterday surely...

tuscanidream says:

Too bad I paid $99 for the service and they can't even merge the new appleID it made me create with the existing one I had. Years later and I'm still ripped that they won't merge them.

tqmcguire says:

<in Reagan to Gorbachev voice> Mr. Cook, merge these IDs!

chirmer says:

I'm just waiting for the day we can make our email our Apple ID...

Stucco_x says:

I preferred MobileMe to iCloud. I can't believe they killed iDisk.