MobileMe subscriptions will no longer be sold by Apple, as confirmed by the emails sent by the company to its suppliers.
iLounge released the news, alleging that Apple will release a major update of its MobileMe service, including latest features like online storage.
This current service, pricing $99, enables users to store calendar and contacts data. The new service could leverage Apple’s cloud to store its own files in a personal locker, and is absolutely expected to be free.
Music, photos and video storage services are also offered by the latest MobileMe version. This also allows iOS 5 users to synchronize their gadgets with the cloud.
Apple proposes to suppliers to sign up new users on the 60-day trial offered to all consumers until the new version of MobileMe is launched. A media event in late April would have the announcement for the new service, together with iOS 5.
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