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Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course by Joe Kissell

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Sync Photos and Videos across Devices

When you take (or import) photos with one of your Apple devices, you probably want them to appear on all your other Apple devices too. The easiest method is to sync them by way of the cloud. iCloud offers two ways to do this—My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Library (the latter works for videos too). Dropbox offers several additional alternatives.

The techniques in this chapter don’t sync your Mac’s entire iPhoto or Aperture library across devices (for that, read Sync Photo Libraries across Devices), but they make it simple to sync new photos as you go.

iCloud Photo Options

My Photo Stream (which has been around since iCloud appeared) and iCloud Photo Library both sync photos across your devices via the cloud, ...

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