updated 02:15 pm EDT, Fri May 30, 2008
.Mac name change confirmed
Earlier reports of .Mac receiving a major makeover appear to be all but confirmed, as developers and enthusiasts find proof of a .Mac name change to Mobile Me. The Coding Robots blog reveals that the new iPhone SDK also contains information specific to the .Mac restructuring. Deep in the SDK, in a file entitled "Main.strings", a definition at the beginning of the file states "MOBILE_ME_SERVICE_NAME", while a PNG graphic file called "mobileMeAlbum.png" sits within the PrivateFrameworks directory.
An individual identified as Jamie Marshall also found that Mobileme.com is currently parked by MarkMonitor.com, the domain registration service that Apple uses for its URLs, including Apple.com