Take Control of MobileMe, 2nd Edition
Publisher: TidBITS / Take Control Books

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?
  • How do I use the Find My iPhone app?
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