Understand iCloud's capabilities and limitations, and put its key features to good use!
Update November 28, 2018
iCloud is a simple idea in theory--access to all your data on all your devices, via the cloud--that can become complicated when put into practice. Instead of wasting time fiddling with iCloud, when there are many other more important things to be done with the information it contains, learn how to minimize frustrations with Take Control of iCloud, Sixth Edition!
Whether you want a quick tip or a deep dive into the inner workings of iCloud, you'll find what you need in this best-selling book by Mac expert Joe Kissell. Start by learning what iCloud can do, how it differs from other cloud services, and how best to set it up on Macs, iOS devices, Apple TVs, and Windows-based PCs.
Then, move on to finding out the key aspects--and hidden gotchas--of iCloud's core features, including:
Joe also looks at what has changed in iCloud with the release of macOS 10.14 Mojave and iOS 12, including the removal of Back to My Mac, syncing for News, Stocks, Home, and Voice Memos, and the revamped Shared Albums feature in Photos--plus Messages in iCloud (for syncing iMessage and SMS messages), added in iOS 11.4 and 10.13.5 High Sierra.