Background: I finally bought a fiction book to read on my iOS devices. It's Redshirts by John Scalzi. I bought it from Apple. It was supposed to be DRM-free but wasn't. So the author got Macmillan to send a DRM-free version to anyone who sent a copy of their purchase confirmation. So I deleted the Apple Store version and replaced with the DRM-free epub file.
Problem: My understanding was that when I stop reading on the iPad I could later pick up the iPhone and have the book open up to the place where I stopped on the iPad. But this isn't happening. I've tried placing a bookmark when I finish reading but it doesn't change anything.
Is my original assumption incorrect?
Sync Bookmarks and Sync Collections are both on in iBooks settings on the iPad and iPhone.
I haven't migrated from MobileMe to iCloud yet (still waiting for Bare Bones to get Yojimbo to sync over iCloud). Is that a problem?
I switched over to iCloud and syncing still doesn't happen. My guess is it's because I have two Apple IDs the one I use to make iTunes purchases is not the .mac Apple ID that became my iCloud account.