The iPod and iTunes Pocket Guide

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2008-10-27
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
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Here is your essential companion to the iPod nano, touch, classic, and shuffle and to iTunes.The iPod & iTunes Pocket Guide, Fourth Edition, steers you through how to: Import songs into iTunes, assemble playlists on your own or using the iTunes Genius, and burn CDs. Find music, movies, HD TV shows, videos, games, and audiobooks in the iTunes Store and see recommendations, discover new artists, and send gift certificates. Buy music from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store and sync songs with your computers. Use your iPod to keep contacts, view events, and store files. Make your iPod even more useful (and awe your friends) with fascinating tips and tricks. Fix common problems and learn what to do in you can't fix them yourself.

Author Biography

Christopher Breen has been writing about music and technology since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. Contributor to such publications as Macworld and PC Wor ld, he pens Macworl d's popular troubleshooting column, "Mac 911." He is also editor in chief of Playlistmag.com--a web site devoted to digital music.

Table of Contents

Meet the iPodp. 1
Today's iPodsp. 2
Thinking Inside the Boxp. 8
Yesterday's iPodsp. 11
Touching the iPod touchp. 17
Touring the Physical Controls and Portsp. 18
Getting in Touch with the iPod touchp. 20
Navigating the Home Screenp. 24
Sideways: Cover Flow Viewp. 29
Straight Up: Play-Screen Viewp. 31
Pure Geniusp. 35
Organizing the iPod touchp. 37
Playing Videosp. 42
Viewing Photosp. 47
Visiting iTunesp. 53
Getting to Know More Applicationsp. 53
Getting Settingsp. 73
The "Traditional" iPodsp. 89
On the Face of Itp. 90
Navigating the Screensp. 102
iTunes and Youp. 147
Getting the Goodsp. 148
Creating and Configuring a Playlistp. 154
Key iTunes Featuresp. 160
Move Music and Video to the iPod (shuffle Excluded)p. 166
Move Music to the iPod shufflep. 181
The iTunes Storep. 189
Prepare to Shopp. 190
Navigate The Store's Floorsp. 191
Get the Goodsp. 212
Play with Your Purchasep. 215
Renting Moviesp. 217
The iTunes Wi-Fi and App Storesp. 221
The iTunes Wi-Fi Music Storep. 222
The App Storep. 226
The Communicative iPod touchp. 233
Going on Safarip. 234
Using Mailp. 248
Sending and Receiving Mailp. 258
The Informational iPodp. 273
Make iContactp. 274
Make a Datep. 285
Notes-worthy Featurep. 293
YouTubep. 295
Tips and more Troubleshootingp. 301
Move Media off the iPodp. 302
Get the Greatest Charge out of Your iPodp. 305
Shift Your iTunes Libraryp. 307
iPod shuffle, Autofill, Podcasts, and Youp. 308
iPod touch Text Tipsp. 309
Troubleshooting Your iPodp. 314
Indexp. 323
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