Amid the, Apple's new MobileMe service--a juiced-up revamp of its .Mac offering-- . Apple has consequently opted to entitle eligible members to 30 days free as a we're-sorry gift.
.Mac accounts had been scheduled to "migrate" to MobileMe last Wednesday evening, butin which neither service was available. New subscribers, meanwhile, had experienced issues signing up.
"The transition from .Mac to MobileMe was details page from Apple explained. The offer isn't for everyone: only .Mac members whose accounts were active on July 9, and MobileMe members who registered before 7:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday (i.e., amid the activation chaos) are given the 30 free days.than we had hoped," a
It's automatically added to eligible accounts, Apple's site explained.