What is iCloud? The ultimate guide

What is iCloud?
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If you’ve ever used an iPad, iPhone, MacBook, iMac, or really any Apple device, you’ll likely have heard of iCloud. Even if you haven’t used it, you may have noticed it’s pre-installed on all Apple devices. And although iCloud is optimized for Apple devices, it is possible to use the platform on other operating systems. 

But what is iCloud? Even if you know it’s a cloud storage service, you might not know what that means, and, perhaps more importantly, whether you should use it. 

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Darcy French