We’re sure Apple wouldn’t mind if you bought a Mac, but did you know that using Apple’s iCloud will make life easier when using an iPhone and a Windows PC?

Apple created an official utility – iCloud for Windows, which synchronizes information, photos, and files with your Windows PC. While this approach is seamless, it doesn’t provide access to all of iCloud’s features and has some limitations.

Another way to get at your iCloud information from a PC is at iCloud.com via a compatible web browser, this provides access to all of iCloud’s features and then some.

iCloud for Windows

As a minimum, all users of iCloud for Windows will be able to seamlessly sync files, photos and your bookmarks with Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Google Chrome.

If you happen to be using Microsoft Outlook 2010 or later, in addition to accessing your email, you’ll be able to seamlessly sync your iPhone’s contacts, calendars, and reminders.

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