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Setting up a second Apple computer

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I have an iMac, iPhone and iPad. I just got a used, wiped MacBook from a relative and I'm in the process of setting it up. Got it easily hooked into our home network and syncing to iCloud. Now on the process of installing Mountain Lion. I see from iTunes that I can install several of the apps I bought for the iMac, so obviously they can be installed to more than one computer that I own. What issues should I be aware of in using two Apple computers?

One is that I use iTunes on my iMac in automatic mode for syncing my music, not manual, so I don't want to let either of my iDevices sync to the laptop, I presume?

Longtime Windows, then onto slippery slope with iPod/iTunes in 2006, then Apple TV, iPad, iMac, iPhone and finally rejuvenated a discarded MacBook. Happy camper.
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