Chapter . What You Can Sync

When you want to start syncing, you must consider both the kinds of information you want to sync and the devices between which you want to sync.

The Information You Can Sync

As The Elements of Syncing points out, the information you can sync falls into one of two types: structured information and files.

Structured information is what Tiger’s sync engine was created to handle. Table 1 lists this structured information, along with some of the applications on your Mac that can host it. When you sync the kinds of information shown in Table 1, whether you use a built-in Tiger application or a third-party program, chances are good that that information passes through the Tiger sync engine.

Table 1. Structured Information and ...

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