.mac Subscription... Do you use it?

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  1. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    So I was thinking of picking up a .mac subscription... I would like to have access to my home computer away from home and I also like the Idisk idea. I have found a deal for 60 bucks on ebay. Anybody have suggestions for a better deal? Also, what are your thoughts on .mac... Do you guys like it or not?



    Basically the main feature I like is iDisk and the fact that it is in finder and I can drag and drop on this computer and it will be on my laptop anywhere. I am not the smartest person when it comes to servers and all. Is there any way I can easily set up a server at home and have it in a folder similar to the iDisk and drag and drop on any laptop I am on? I know there would be a fee for web hosting but where would I start as far as how to do something like this?
     
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  2. mojito

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    might as well do the 60 day trial and see for yourself. There's no entering CC info, so if you don't like it, just let it go.

    www.logmein.com might be a better option, free and full remote desktop control, PC/MAC
     
  3. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    See, I ran the 60 day trial but with the 50MB restriction I didn't get the full trial I wanted to run on it.
     
  4. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    Can I put the logmein.com in my finder and drag and drop like iDisk?
     
  5. mojito

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    its not a server space, it allows you to access your whole computer from anywhere, so you would just access your normal data like ususal, but from any computer, mac or pc


    but sounds like you want the iDisk. If you had access to a server, you could setup an ftp option with auto backup or something
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    I don't think it's worth the money... :o

    not sure, I've got until the end of summer, but I probably won't renew.
     
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    I got it through work and am now addicted to it. It find a lot of benefit in it being able to keep everything between my two computers straight.
     
  8. jackback52

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    I've had one since it first came out as itools and I'm too lazy to give up my email add.
     
  9. omgwtfbbqryan

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    i have one through work, wouldnt spend my own money on it though
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    I have one only for e-mail :dunno: definitely underutilized for what it is, but having non-free e-mail that's not tied to an ISP is a win IMHO, and the integration with OS X is there when I need it. :dunno:
     

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