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Apple giving Snow Leopard away for free to MobileMe users

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Apple is offering OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard for free to MobileMe users that are still using Leopard until June 15th. The move is designed to cut the upgrade price to Lion by half for Leopard users.

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mobileme snow leopard 1020 stock

If you're still rolling with Apple's two version-old operating system and you subscribe to MobileMe, Apple's cutting you a deal. Until June 15 you can get a free copy of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard directly from the source. Since Apple is shuttering MobileMe at the end of June, it wants to make sure it gets users of that service onto OS X 10.7 Lion, which adds support for iCloud. After signing up at the source link below, Apple will ship you a free Snow Leopard DVD. You'll still be on your own to pay for and download Lion from the Mac App Store, however. Still, Apple's effectively cutting the Leopard-to-Lion upgrade price in half (Lion is still $29.99) for MobileMe customers looking to make the switch.