MobileMe in meltdown?

Been trying to access MobileMe today? Hope you had more success than us...The iPhone fanfare is almost reaching a deafening crescendo, but over on the

Been trying to access MobileMe today? Hope you had more success than us...

The iPhone fanfare is almost reaching a deafening crescendo, but over on the MobileMe front it's the silence that's deafening. After initially launching at me.com today, the service has now returned to a "coming soon" message, after users reporting excruciatingly slow load times.

What's more, existing .Mac customers have reported that the existing service have been down for most of the day "for scheduled maintenance". Hmmm – trouble over at Apple?

This is more than a little annoying for anyone who runs their businesses and emails on a .Mac account. Let us know if you've had any issues...