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The Connected Apple Family: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV by Dan Moren, Jeff Carlson

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Chapter 2. Share Apps and Media

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A Family Sharing group is great for sharing calendars and keeping track of other members’ locations (which we cover elsewhere in the book), but to us the real advantage is being able to share apps and media.

For example, have you ever wanted to listen to an album and realized it’s on your partner’s computer or iOS device? Before our music was digitized, you’d borrow or burn a CD. Family Sharing sets up an architecture that dramatically simplifies the process and puts the emphasis back on sharing—not just as the transportation of bits between devices, but as the exchange and discovery of new good music and other ...

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