Apple discontinues MobileMe status blog

Summary:Wow, that was quick. MobileMe's status page is no longer going to be updated.

Apple discontinues MobileMe status blog
Wow, that was quick. MobileMe's status page is no longer going to be updated.

Promising to "write a posting every other day or so to let everyone know what’s happening with MobileMe" the blog-like page started out strong, with three posts in July.

Then it went dark with Monday's "Final Post" stating "this will be the last MobileMe Status posting." The final blog post refers readers to Apple's MobileMe Support and MobileMe News pages.

Why did Apple punt on one of their first honest attempt at a corporate blog? It's a shame. Tidbits has an excellent piece comparing Apple's act of contrition with Google's.

Topics: Apple, Enterprise Software


Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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