Thursday, July 17, 2008

Apple apologizes for MobileMess | Good Morning Silicon Valley

Sign of the times: check the full article for an example of how Apple can garner praise even when it stumbles

Apple also said it would, for now, stop using the word “push,” with its connotation of “instant,” to describe MobileMe’s transfer of information among devices. “While all email, contact or calendar changes on the iPhone and the web apps are immediately synced to and from the MobileMe ‘cloud,’” Apple wrote, “changes made on a PC or Mac take up to 15 minutes to sync with the cloud and your other devices. So even though things are indeed instantly pushed to and from your iPhone and the web apps today, we are going to stop using the word ‘push’ until it is near-instant on PCs and Macs, too.”

Apple apologizes for MobileMess | Good Morning Silicon Valley

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