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Upgrading to Mavericks: 10 Things To Do Before Moving to OS X 10.9 by Tom Negrino

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6. Set Up iCloud

iCloud is Apple’s online service that is devoted to automatically and seamlessly synchronizing your personal data between all of the devices you use, including your Mac, your iPhone, your iPad, or your iPod touch, with your Apple TV thrown in for good measure. iCloud liberates you from needing to worry about where your data is; you no longer need to worry about whether or not you have synchronized your contacts or calendar between devices, because iCloud just makes it happen in the background.

By using iCloud, you can wirelessly and automatically synchronize contacts, calendars, email, browser bookmarks, photos, music, apps, documents, and more. You don’t have to “initiate a synchronization” or do any manual copying. All you ...

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