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Take Control of Upgrading to Mountain Lion by Joe Kissell

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Get Your Head in the Cloud

Mountain Lion is more tightly integrated with a variety of Internet (or, in the lingo, “cloud”) services than any previous version of Mac OS X. And, of course, you can add apps and utilities to extend Mountain Lion’s reach even further into the cloud.

Because so much of Mountain Lion’s capabilities depend on the cloud, you’ll have an easier time making the transition if you already have a few things in order—the necessary accounts created, credentials handy, and data uploaded or downloaded. As a bonus, the steps you take now to improve your cloud cover will also make it easier to sync data with your mobile devices, Apple TV, and other Macs—and serve as an extra safety net in addition to backups (which I cover in the next ...

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