iOS 6 Beta 3 Introduces Email Addresses

Today, Apple unveiled the latest iteration of iOS 6 beta 3. According to a report by MacRumors, the update includes a significant change for iCloud users: shifting from to email addresses.

This transition is now in effect for new sign-ups who will automatically receive addresses. Additionally, existing users upgrading to iOS 6 beta 3 can opt for a new email, while still retaining their previous or addresses.

Some users have expressed dissatisfaction with this change, citing the longer domain name as a step back from the succinct

However, this move aligns with Apple’s long-term strategy for its cloud services, aiming for a more unified branding under the iCloud umbrella, which could streamline the user experience.

Update: It’s important to note that the switch to is not mandatory for existing users. Those who are creating new accounts or enabling email on their iCloud for the first time will be assigned the domain.

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