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"If you are like me, you have several computers or devices that you use to access your data at different times during the day. I personally have a PC that we use mostly for multimedia stuff (video, music, pictures, etc.) in the living room. It also has a database of the movies we own or that we have recorded in our VHS tapes collection (don't laugh). However, from time to time I do like to access other personal or business data from it. I have another computer in our home office and I like to have access to all my data from here too. Likewise from my laptop. At work I like to have access to some of my data as well. Oh, and it is nice to have access to all that from my phone as well.

"The problem is

"Of course, the problem is that once you modify the data residing on any one of the machines, the other machines now need to get updated. But that is easier said than done. What if you haven't used one of those devices for a while? In the mean time, you have edited a spread sheet, added a few pictures, deleted a few songs and added a few others. How are you going to remember what needs to be updated?"

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