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How to use iCloud Keychain on iPhone, iPad & Mac

How to use iCloud Keychain on iPhone, iPad & Mac

In this post, I’ll show you how to use iCloud Keychain on your Apple devices.

As explained in my previous post, iCloud Keychain is a good place to start if:

  • you exclusively use Safari for web browsing

  • your online footprint is limited to a few accounts

  • you only need to manage login and credit card information

Overview of 3 password managers for iPhone, iPad & Mac

Overview of 3 password managers for iPhone, iPad & Mac

In this post, I’ll review three password managers that can be used on iPhone, iPad and Mac.

Please note that to take advantage of the apps mentioned later on, you'll need at least the following versions of the operating system:

  • iOS 9 on iPhone/iPad

  • OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) on your Mac (preferably 10.10 Yosemite and up)

How to write an e-mail across multiple Apple devices

How to write an e-mail across multiple Apple devices

In this post, I will show you how to start an email (or a reply) on one Apple device and continue/finish it on another one.

In Apple's jargon, this feature is called "Handoff" and it works with various applications besides Mail, like Safari, Messages, etc.

How to sync selected photo albums between your Mac and your iPhone

How to sync selected photo albums between your Mac and your iPhone

Sean Arenas asked the following question on Quora:

Can I sync photo albums and choose which ones to sync if I enable iCloud storage on my iPhone and Mac?

The short answer is "possibly" and it depends from two factors:

  1. The size of your main Photos library
  2. Your willingness to manage multiple libraries on your Mac

My 3 main takeaways from the Apple Keynote on June 5, 2017

My 3 main takeaways from the Apple Keynote on June 5, 2017

Between 5 June and 9 June 2017, Apple is holding its annual worldwide developer conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California.

For one week, more the 5,000 developers from more than 70 countries get to meet and discover new features that Apple has been working on over the past 12 months, both in hardware and software.

In case you don't know, the first day is always kicked off with a presentation called the "Keynote", during which Tim Cook, (the CEO) and his team paint a picture of what is coming up in the world of Apple.

3 ways to sync only some pictures between your Apple devices

3 ways to sync only some pictures between your Apple devices

By activating iCloud Photo Library, all the albums and folders get synchronised via iCloud.

This is great but it usually requires to buy additional iCloud storage.

So, what if you wanted to sync only some pictures and/or albums?

In that case, I can suggest 3 options, each with their pros and cons.

Should I use Family Sharing or share an Apple ID with my wife?

Should I use Family Sharing or share an Apple ID with my wife?

Dan Rothbart asked this question on Quora and added the following information:

Yes, #firstworldproblems, I know. My wife and I are both tech savvy, and take too many iPhone pictures and video of our two children. We each have a MacBook with a full internal hard disk, and external storage. She is the better photo organizer. I use clips to make home movies. 

With the recent releases of Family Sharing, Apple Photos, and iCloud Photo Library, I see an opportunity to reduce our storage cost/complexity, and to let us each take advantage of the other's creative & organizational skills. 

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