Apple Warns MobileMe Users of iCloud Storage Cut

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  1. MajorDomo

    MajorDomo [H]ard as it Gets

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    For the umpteenth time, Apple is warning any users still on MobileMe storage service that they have until September 30th to reduce their storage to 5GB or lose the overage to cyberspace. MobileMe users were initially offered 20GB of free storage, but will downgrade free storage capacity to 5GB as of the 30th.

     
  2. ninjaturtle

    ninjaturtle 2[H]4U

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  3. STR

    STR Gawd

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    Wow...that's really lame.
     
  4. Cbshahji

    Cbshahji [H]ard|Gawd

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    well i knew this is coming, and i bet in next year or two it'll be either 1GB or you'll have to pay for it for it after a year.
     
  5. dyzophoria

    dyzophoria Gawd

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    Apple: you don't need 20gb storage, gestures, gestures
     
  6. Globox

    Globox Gawd

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    did they just buy a huge server farm..
     
  7. BBA

    BBA [H]ardness Supreme

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    LOL This is kind of funny...and I bet the apple fanboys will gladly offer to pay for storage they were told is free.
     
  8. shspvr

    shspvr Gawd

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    That be more like Wow...that's really iLame.
     
  9. madmat

    madmat 2[H]4U

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    What's sad or funny depending on how you look at is that the Apple zealots will defend this decision.
     
  10. Grebuloner

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    Perhaps they couldn't bear copying what Microsoft did when they grandfathered in all the old Skydrive users?

    /Rocking the forever free 25gb, baby
     
  11. Evil

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    Sorry iUsers we reduced your storage, please move your files or pay us.
     
  12. HyperMinimalism

    HyperMinimalism n00b

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    I am pretty sure this is a call to stop partying and figure out a way to create sustainable and usable fusion reactors.
     
  13. TechLarry

    TechLarry Can't find the G Spot

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    Another "Free Email For Life" scenario I see.
     
  14. dandirk

    dandirk [H]ard|Gawd

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    You would think they would just flag those large accounts as "full", 20GB out of 5GB available. Make it so customers can't upload/update files until below limit???
     
  15. tesfaye

    tesfaye 2[H]4U

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    I almost considered possibly having a little sympathy for those folks, but nah. <Insert_Simpsons_Nelson_Laugh>
     
  16. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    Yep, I still have 25 at Skydrive.
     
  17. blackscreen

    blackscreen Limp Gawd

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    More fleecing of the sheep...
     
  18. ND40oz

    ND40oz [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Didn't you have to pay for MobileMe and because of that you got the 20 GB to begin with? Usually if you don't continue paying, they cut you off, sounds like it's time to pay again or you get bumped down to the free tier.
     
  19. Outamyhead

    Outamyhead [H]ardness Supreme

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    All the cloned backups of the iPhone devices are taking up cloud storage, so we had to cut down the size of the iCloud.
     
  20. Kenjiwing

    Kenjiwing 2[H]4U

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    Clearly Apple does not have enough revenue to pay for that 15gbs of space.
     
  21. bman212121

    bman212121 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yea no Kidding... I can make up the difference with 2 gmail accounts for free... Guess it's too much to ask if you bought a $2000 laptop or $600 phone from them...