Yesterday, 06:55 AM
You can have an Apple ID and not use iCloud. You have that choice, but in order to make those choices, you need to enter your Apple ID. You don’t need a @mac, @me, or @icloud email address.
Every update comes with change. The latest change is so a person can sync phone with computer and share specific documents, emails, music, and photos. You, again, have the choice of not syncing or sharing as well or just syncing and sharing specific items.