iPod touch For Dummies

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/6/2011
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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What the book covers: powering up your iPod touch, touching and gesturing, tickling the keyboard, personalizing your iPod touch, establishing a Wi-Fi connection, exploring iTunes and the iTunes store, synchronizing your data, working with the calendar, playing music and videos, reading books, capturing, organizing, and sharing your photos, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mail, finding a place or getting directions with maps, communicating by video chat with FaceTime, staying in touch with Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter, browsing and downloading applications from the App Store, resetting, updating, and restoring your iPod touch, troubleshooting, and more. Updated coverage: This new edition will have approximately 20-25% new content, this includes coverage of Apple's new iPod touch hardware and iOS software. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for twenty years.

Author Biography

Tony Bove has written more than two dozen computer books, including all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies. Tony is also a professional musician. He blogs and offers tips about iPods, iPhones, iPads, iTunes, and the iLife applications at www.tonybove.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Touching All the Basics 5

Chapter 1: Powering Your iPod touch 7

Chapter 2: Putting Your Finger On It 27

Chapter 3: Clocking, Locking, and Personalizing 47

Part II: Filling Up Your Empty Cup 63

Chapter 4: Exploring iTunes and the Online Store 65

Chapter 5: Syncing Your Content and Apps 85

Chapter 6: Syncing Your Day in the Life 105

Part III: Playing It Back with Interest 117

Chapter 7: The Songs Remain the Same 119

Chapter 8: Tapping Videos, Books, and Podcasts 137

Chapter 9: Pocketing Your Pictures 145

Part IV: Touching the Online World 163

Chapter 10: Surfin' Safari 165

Chapter 11: The Postman Always Beeps Once 179

Chapter 12: Earth, Wind, and Finance 191

Part V: Staying in Touch and Up-to-Date 207

Chapter 13: A Day in the Social Life 209

Chapter 14: Resetting, Updating, and Restoring 233

Part VI: The Part of Tens 239

Chapter 15: Ten Tangible Tips 241

Chapter 16: Ten Apps That Shook the iPod World 249

Index 253

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