The suite now offers 1GB of storage (or 2GB for family accounts, which cost $179.95 per year). This amount is divided between e-mail (subscribers get a nifty mac.com e-mail address) and online storage. By default, the 1GB is split in half between the two, but users can go to their online preferences and shift it as needed. Considering that Gmail offers free e-mail with well over 2GB of storage, Apple isnt even keeping up with the top free service. Since Mac users hard drives are certainly full of original songs (from GarageBand), digital photos (from iPhoto), and purchased music (from iTunes), they could use a lot more storage. Subscribers can buy more from .Mac (another 1GB costs $49.95 per year), but the included base amount should be much higher.