MobileMe, is a service replacement for .Mac (dotmac) with new features, and also new look! If you don’t know .mac, .mac is an online service suite for Macintosh user.
Like .mac, MobileMe also allows you to save data on MobileMe’s server and sync between your devices via internet. And, with the change of name, MobileMe is not supporting Macs only, now MobileMe also supports iPhone, iPod Touch, and Windows-based PC.
With MobileMe, you can sync your Address Book, iCal, and email from many devices. Realtime!. It is easy to sync between Mac, iPhone/iPod Touch, and Windows-based PC.
Even, if you’re not using those devices, you still can access via the web application. All you need is just the web browser! Then, the changes will be synchronized with your devices. And, you can ‘feel’ the iCal, Apple Mail, and Apple Address Book application under your Windows-based PC using MobileMe Web Application.
For example. You add new contact in your Address Book on your iPhone, then the changes will be sent to MobileMe’s server using GSM-GPRS/3G/HSDPA or wi-fi connection. And then, will be synchronized with Address Book on your Mac or Outlook on your Windows PC.
Another feature beside the PIM is MobileMe Photo Gallery.
This feature let you to save photos on the web. This web application is similar with iPhoto, interesting! You can use iPhoto on your Mac or from your iPhone/iPod Touch to upload your photos. Or, you also can upload photos using the web application.
iDisk, is a feature that offers you storage media on the internet that included in .Mac service. And now, still offered in MobileMe service, with 20GB space capacity.
With iDisk, you like having additional harddisk that you can access enytime and anywhere, using internet connection. iDisk also can be accessed from Windows PC, or using MobileMe web application.
You can enjoy this services if you have fast enough broadband internet connection..
This service isn’t free. Subscribing MobileMe for a year is charged USD 99. .Mac service was free for 2 month trial. And, free forever just for iChat service.
For more information, you can watch the video : MobileMe Guided Tour.
Translated from Indonesian source: AdhamSomantrie.com