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Instant New iPad Features in iOS 6 How-to by Renee J. Valdez

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Adding an @iCloud.com e-mail address (Should know)

iCloud is an all-encompassing term for Apple's SyncServices. Meant to keep files ubiquitous across all Apple devices, the service acts as a backup, leaving our files in the cloud where we'll have access to them on our iPhone, iPod Touch, or Mac. We can also access our files via www.iCloud.com.

Why enable this? Aside from the anytime, anywhere access, the backup feature is one that should not be overlooked. We may not need to access our documents or photos from everywhere, but having a backup of our contacts, photos, calendars, and documents is pretty great, especially when it happens automatically.

We'll begin by setting up iCloud on our iPad.

Getting ready

An Apple ID is required in order to proceed. ...

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