On August 2, 2013, Apple started informing former MobileMe users who were receiving complimentary storage space on iCloud, that the free ride ends on September 30, 2013. When Apple introduced iCloud and killed off MobileMe, they offered customers 25GB of free storage to help ease their pains and satiate their complaints over the failed MobileMe service.
As of the September 30th deadline, Apple will force those MobileMe migrants to either pare back their iCloud usage to 5GB, or pay for additional space. Pricing for additional storage on iCloud is $20 per year for 10GB, $40 for 20GB, or $100 for 50GB.
Microsoft is hoping that the MobileMe crowd might like to try out SkyDrive instead of having their storage space throttled by Apple. To claim 15GB of free storage on SkyDrive for 1 year, MobileMe customers simply need to forward the downgrade email from Apple to the following email account: