9. Working with Documents in the Cloud

A real problem with using many devices is that it’s surprisingly easy to work on a project and lose track of a document, or worse, its latest version. For example, I’m writing this chapter in Microsoft Word 2011 on the MacBook on my kitchen table. Later, I’ll save and close the chapter, go up to my office, and continue working on the Mac Pro. If I wanted to, I could even be a huge cliché, head over to Starbucks, and write on my iPad, using a Word-compatible app.

I can work on one document across all devices because my Word file is in a folder using the free Dropbox service, which automatically keeps it ...

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