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Lmunz22
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2005 6:17 pm    Post subject: .Mac Worth it?? Reply with quote

I was going to try the trial of .Mac, but i wanted to get an opinion of everybody on this board. Is .Mac worth the $99 a year??
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You will get mixed reviews.

Some love it and think it is great value, others think it is a total waste of money.

I used it for 2 months and only cared for the quick photo posting to a .Mac webpage out of iPhoto. However, the templates are very restricting.

Download it and you will surely know after 2 months if you will spend $99 bucks.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

.Mac has some great tools and there are a lot of people that swear by it. I started using it when it was free and it was called iTools. I used it all the time and the ability to back up files to the idisk is great! Is it worth $99? Not for me it isn't! When Apple started charging for the .Mac service many people jumped ship and went looking for a alternative! What a lot of us found was SpyMac. Some of the free features are an online disk space. 1gb email, personal website space, and a free personal blog. SpyMac Club is now offering a whole slew of online features that rival if not blow .Mac away. For only $25 a year you get more than 9 GB of personal online storage, including a 3 GB e-mail account, 3 GB multimedia gallery storage, and 3 GB for file sharing and for publishing your homepage.
Keep Address Book contacts up-to-date between an unlimited amount of Macs and share your Safari bookmarks with Spymac Sync. These are just a few of the features. I have been with SpyMac since September, 2002 and it has kept growing and getting better. This is worth a look if you don't like the .Mac pricetag. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

And Spymac is upgrading their services starting in Sept.
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