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Take Control of MobileMe by Joe Kissell

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Chapter 4. Keep Your Data in Sync

MobileMe can synchronize several kinds of information, in several different ways. For example, it can sync contacts and calendars between computers (Mac or PC), the MobileMe Web site, and one or more iPhones or iPod touches. Other kinds of data (such as Dashboard widgets and keychains) can be synced only between Macs. And the files on your iDisk can be synchronized only between a Mac and the MobileMe servers (read more about this in iDisk).

In this section I cover the main ways of syncing data (including the sometimes-confusing notion of "push" synchronization) and discuss some of the issues you may encounter.

Understand Syncing Options

Apart from files on your iDisk, the kinds of data you can sync with MobileMe ...

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