In This Chapter
Setting iCloud preferences
Managing iCloud storage
Readers often ask me to name my favorite reasons why they should switch. In other words, why should a Windows user who thinks all is well move to the Apple universe? I always mention the superior hardware and that Mavericks is a much better operating system. My favorite selling point is innovation. Apple comes up with the best ideas first, and everyone else plays catch-up.
Here’s the perfect example: The folks at Apple got tired of constantly synchronizing their iOS devices with their computers over a USB cable. Remember those archaic days? When you took a photo with your iPhone or created a new document with your iPad, your new additions just sat there in their original locations until you had a chance to sync your device with your MacBook. But with Apple’s iCloud functionality, your stuff gets automatically synchronized and backed up across the Internet!
In this chapter, I save you the trouble of researching all the benefits of iCloud. Heck, that’s one of the reasons you bought this book, right?
Today’s Apple iOS devices ...