This 140-page ebook covers how to handle many aspects of using MobileMe, including:
Syncing—what to expect, handling problems, and more
Various ways to use an iDisk for storing and sharing files
Setting up and using a MobileMe email account
Managing calendar and contact data on the MobileMe site
Posting photos and videos online via the Gallery and iLife '11 or '09
Publishing a Web site to MobileMe's servers via iWeb
Using Back to My Mac to get at the files and screen of one Mac from another
Understanding what Apple's Backup, free with MobileMe, can and can't do, and whether it's a good choice for you
Tracking your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch via Find My iPhone
Accessing your iDisk from an iOS device (with instructions for Apple's free iDisk app and notes on several third-party apps)
"Kissell cuts through [the syncing] thicket cleanly, with clear step-by-step instructions, with key caveats included. The book also provides great detail - good for peace of mind..." --The Cherry Creek News
Read this book to learn the answers to questions such as:
What are the primary features available in the MobileMe service?
How do I set up MobileMe syncing on my iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch?
How quickly should I expect MobileMe to sync my data?
What types of data can sync only between Macs and what kinds of data can sync between Macs, Windows PCs, and iOS devices?
How do I configure my MobileMe email account in my email software?
How do I access my iDisk from Windows?
How do I add movies and photos to my Web Gallery?
Where in my MobileMe account does my iWeb-created site go?
What should I do if I want to host a non-iWeb site in my MobileMe account?
How can I configure my AirPort Extreme so it will work with Back to My Mac?
Joe Kissell has written numerous books about the Macintosh, including many popular Take Control ebooks. He's also Senior Editor of TidBITS, contributes frequently to Macworld, and previously spent ten years in the Mac software industry. Joe Kissell joined the TidBITS staff in 2006 as Senior Editor and currently lives in Paris. He has written more than a dozen Take Control ebooks, including the best- selling Take Control of Mac OS X Backups. He's also the author of numerous print books about Mac OS X and a frequent contributor to Macworld magazine. Joe runs a business called alt concepts, which publishes such Web sites as Interesting Thing of the Day and Truffles for Breakfast.