Mobile ME required for all push notifications?

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  1. STEVESKI07 macrumors 68000

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    Is Mobile ME required for all of the push notifications that will be incorporated into 3.0? I don't have an account and would rather not, but I would like to take advantage of push notifications for IM services, facebook, etc.
     
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    No. MobileMe is not the "cloud" for all push notifications. Apple has a separate server for that. So to answer your question, No MobileMe accounts are not necessary for Push Notifications.
     
  4. STEVESKI07 thread starter macrumors 68000

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    I was reading the description for beejive and it says it pushes through mobile me.
     
  6. Rat-Boy macrumors 65816

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    If MobileMe is required for push notifications then this will be an EPIC FAIL on Apple's part IMHO.
     
  7. MBHockey macrumors 68040

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    No I'm pretty sure Beejive was only doing that as an interim solution to have Push-esque notifications on 2.2.1
     
  8. STEVESKI07 thread starter macrumors 68000

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    i'm hoping you're right
     
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    S/He is.
     
  10. AiralynRose macrumors 6502a

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    It offered that as a way to have push messages by sending notifications to your push email account. You could also set it to send you text messages.
     
  11. Excellerator macrumors 6502a

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    From what others have said, the option only shows up on 3.0 if the app supports it. So far nothing has been released that does.
     
  12. eddiec312 macrumors 6502

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    As of right now, Gmail push is not working with my 3.0. Something I was hoping for so I can get rid of my yahoo mail account for the push notification.
     
  13. Rat-Boy macrumors 65816

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    Gmail push has nothing to do with push notifications really.

    OP was talking about the Push Notification Server and apps using it.

    Mail.app is an Apple application, so it doesn't need the push notification service.

    It needs Google to support pushing to the phone. :D
     
  14. AiralynRose macrumors 6502a

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    Because Apple isn't accepting 3.0 apps to be submitted. Only 3.0 compatible apps.
     

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