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iMac For Dummies, 8th Edition by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 8

Using Reminders, Notes, and Notifications

In This Chapter

arrow Setting Reminders

arrow Making Notes

arrow Using Notification Center

As I’ve said many times before in my books, “If it works in one place, it’s likely to show up in another.” In this case, three popular timesaving (and headache-preventing) apps have crossed over from the world of iOS devices — namely, the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch — and have securely landed on your iMac Desktop! Those apps are Reminders, Notes, and Notification Center.

That’s not the only good news, though: These three Mac applications work seamlessly with an iCloud account you’ve already set up, so if you also use an iOS device (with the same Apple ID), the notes you take and the reminders you make are automatically synchronized among all your Apple computers and devices.

Because all three applications have a similar goal — namely, to keep you in touch with the information, daily tasks, and digital events that matter to you — I’m going to cover them in one shiny chapter. Consider this chapter a guide that demonstrates how you can note, remind, and notify like a power user!

Remind Me to Use Reminders

You don’t need to look far to find the Reminders application ...

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