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OS X® Mountain Lion Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Yvonne Johnson

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5. Using iCloud

In This Chapter

• Simplifying by synchronizing

• Getting your free Apple ID

• Setting the iCloud options

• Getting more storage space

Using iCloud can make your life so much easier in so many ways! If you have more than one Apple qualifying device, you can keep them synchronized like never before. (Here “qualifying device” means an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that runs on iOS 5 or a Mac that runs on Lion or Mountain Lion.) Even if you have only one Apple device, the iCloud is a perfect way to access your data from anyone’s computer or back up and restore your data.

This chapter answers lots of questions about the iCloud: What is it? What does it do? Why do I want it? How can I get it? How does it work? How can I see what’s on ...

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