Mac OS X Lion Reveals MobileMe Will Be Replaced By iCloud; Codenamed Castle


Couple of days back, we reported that Apple has started using the iCloud name internally within several products currently under development.

Folks at have discovered strings in the latest Mac OS X Lion build, which indicate that users will get an option to upgrade from Mobile to ‘Castle’, which is probably the codename for Apple’s new cloud-based service that may be called iCloud. report that posted a screenshot of the strings. As an example, the string for migrating account has the following value:

Click OK to open System Preferences and complete your upgrade from MobileMe to Castle.

Cosmomac has also discovered icon for the ‘Find My Mac’ feature, which is expected to work just like the ‘Find My iPhone’ feature on the iOS device.

According to reports, Apple has purchased the and related domain names for the new cloud-based service, which will replace MobileMe. It maybe launched at WWDC 2011 when Apple will unveil the next generation iOS – iOS 5, which we’ve heard will be heavily built around the cloud and expected to include features like the digital locker.

[ via MacRumors]