.Mac Topic


On Monday June 9, 2008 the kickoff day of WWDC 2008, Apple announced MobileMe, the new service that will replace .Mac (dot Mac).  The new service provides Push Email, Push Contacts and Push Calendar for iPhone, iPod touch, Macs and PCs and also provides a suite of elegant web applications that deliver a desktop-like experience from any modern browser.


On Tuesday August 7, 2007 Apple announced significant improvements to its .Mac online service.  New to the service are .Mac Web Gallery, a new feature for sharing photos and movies on the Internet, support for personal domains for iWeb websites and enhancements to .Mac Mail.  Online storage was increased from 1GB to 10GB.


Previously a sneak peak but now officially released to .Mac members, the new .Mac webmail offers a new look with several updated features.  By embracing the latest web technology, the new .Mac webmail resembles more closely the Mail application in Mac OS X.  The new webmail brings:


Apple has an exclusive promotion for existing .Mac subscribers that gives them a $20 discount on the retail price of iLife '06.  Once you log into .Mac and navigate to .Mac Member Central, you'll see a link on the left column that says "$20 off iLife '06".


Apple has released a redesigned version of the .Mac Learning Center.  You can check out the details by logging into your .Mac (pronounced "Dot Mac") account or by reading the .Mac blog.


.Mac members can now download a set of iChat AV icons until June 1, 2006.  The 218 icons are free to active .Mac subscribers and are available at Apple's .Mac Web site.  The downloadable image measures 640kb.