Thread: iCloud - Screen Synch?
07-27-2013, 11:57 PM #1
iCloud - Screen Synch?
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- 13" MBP - 2.7 Ghz, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM.
I'm looking into getting my first Cloud service -- Dropbox, Carbonite and iCloud.
With iCloud, can you screen synch your Macs? Specifically, if I create a music session in GarageBand and save to my Music folder on iMac, will my MBP pick it up instantly?
I'm thinking of something akin to the iCloud commercial in which a newly downloaded iTunes song instantly synchs to all connected devices.
07-28-2013, 09:49 PM #2
I would stick with DropBox. iCloud has its uses, but you can't really exert a fine degree of control over it.
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07-30-2013, 04:26 AM #3
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iPhoto and iTunes, being Apple-developed programs, can do this automatically, as can a number of other apps. I don't think Garageband can do this automatically but you can have access to the file on any of your devices using either iCloud or Dropbox or Carbonite or something like that. I use Copy(.com) since I get a lot more space with it than I do DB.
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