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Ipod & Itunes for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Have music, movies, podcasts, contacts, and photos right in your pocket!

The iPod and iTunes have revolutionized how we enjoy music, and this bestselling guide has kept up with every twist and turn. Here's how to use the newest iPods, set up iTunes on your Mac or PC, purchase music and movies, rip CDs, organize your media library, make the most of digital sound, keep your calendar and contacts, and so much more!

  • Load it and go — set up iTunes and load your iPod with music, podcasts, audiobooks, movies, even TV shows and photos

  • Find your stuff — keep your library organized so you can search, browse, and sort to quickly find what you want

  • iTunes for everything — use iTunes to synchronize your iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, calendar, and contacts

  • Fine-tune your tunes — balance the bass or tweak the treble and create your own presets for the way you like to listen

  • iPod on the move — integrate an iPod with your car stereo or connect your iPod to a portable speaker system for a go-anywhere stereo

Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/ipod6e for bonus chapters about earlier iPod models and connections, creating multiple iTunes libraries, using your iPod as a hard drive, and much more!

Open the book and find:

  • How to acquire content and set up playlists

  • Advice on adjusting and limiting the volume on your iPod

  • Secrets for surfing the Web from your iPod touch

  • How to charge and maintain your battery

  • Steps for buying and downloading content from the iTunes Store

  • Tips for backing up an iTunes library

  • How to play content on your home stereo, TV, or car stereo

  • Troubleshooting tips

Synopsis:

Whether it’s the iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, video iPod, or some other variation, iTunes and iPods go together like treble and bass. It’s so easy to purchase the latest music and videos, download podcasts, and even keep track of your calendar on your iPod—so why wouldn’t you? But if it’s so easy, why do you need iPod & iTunes For Dummies?

iPods now come in everything from 1GB to 80GB models and play movies, store photos, function as a spare hard drive, and even wake you up in the morning. If this is your first one, you’ll find no better place to get acquainted with it than in this bestselling book. If you’ve just purchased a brand-new iPod, you’ll find this Fifth Edition packed with valuable tidbits about the latest and greatest features. You’ll discover how to:

  • Set up an iTunes account
  • Build a playlist of streaming radio stations
  • Synchronize your iPod with other devices
  • Record memos and appointments
  • Play movies from your iPod on a TV
  • Connect your iPod to your car stereo or portable speakers
  • Add and edit iTunes song information
  • Organize music and media into iTunes playlists
  • Fine-tune sound playback with either the iPod or iTunes equalizer
  • Transfer music to your iPod from old tapes and phonograph records

Find out how to use every feature of your favorite iPod model and get the scoop on making the most of iTunes with iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 5th Edition!

Synopsis:

Introducing the different iPod models, this volume covers getting started with an iPod, setting up iTunes, buying music and videos from the iTunes store, and much more.

About the Author

Tony Bove is a musician and the author of more than two dozen books. Visit his blog at TonyBove.com/blog.

Cheryl Rhodes has coauthored more than a dozen books including iLife All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Setting Up and Acquiring Media Content.

Chapter 1. Firing Up Your iPod.

Chapter 2. Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod.

Chapter 3. Getting Started with iTunes.

Chapter 4. Shopping at the iTunes Store.

Chapter 5. Bringing Content into iTunes.

Chapter 6. Playing Content in iTunes.

Chapter 7. Sharing Content Legally.

Part II: Managing Your Media Content.

Chapter 8. Searching, Browsing, and Sorting in iTunes.

Chapter 9. Adding and Editing Information in iTunes.

Chapter 10. Organizing iTunes Content with Playlists.

Chapter 11. Managing Photos and Videos.

Chapter 12. Synchronizing Devices with iTunes.

Chapter 13. Gimme Shelter for My Media.

Chapter 14. Baking Your Own Discs with Printed Inserts.

Part III: Playing Your iPod.

Chapter 15. Playing iPod Content.

Chapter 16. Getting Wired for Playback.

Part IV: Using Advanced Techniques.

Chapter 17. Fine-Tuning the Sound.

Chapter 18. Decoding Audio Encoding.

Chapter 19. Changing Encoders and Encoder Settings.

Part V: Have iPod, Will Travel.

Chapter 20. Going Mobile.

Chapter 21. Sleeping with Your iPod or iPhone.

Chapter 22. Using Your iPod as a Hard Drive.

Chapter 23. Synchronizing Personal Info with Your iPod or iPhone.

Chapter 24. Updating and Troubleshooting.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 25. Ten iPod Problems and Solutions.

Chapter 26. Eleven Tips for the Equalizer.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470174746
Author:
Bove, Tony
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Rhodes, Cheryl
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - Macintosh
Subject:
Hardware - Peripherals
Subject:
Peripherals
Subject:
iTunes
Subject:
Apple products.
Subject:
Mac products
Subject:
Macintosh products
Subject:
using an iPod
Subject:
using iTunes
Subject:
iPod Touch
Subject:
iPod classic
Subject:
iPod nano
Subject:
iPod shuffle
Subject:
Podcasting
Subject:
newest version of iTunes
Subject:
iPod accessories
Subject:
digital music player
Subject:
buys songs from an iPod
Subject:
rent movies from an iPod
Subject:
play games on an iPod
Subject:
iPod features
Subject:
iTunes features
Subject:
managing iTunes
Subject:
organizing iTunes
Subject:
import songs with iTunes
Subject:
import videos with iTunes
Subject:
creating playlists
Subject:
link iPod a home stereo
Subject:
burning CDs from iTunes
Subject:
iPod as hard drive
Subject:
updating iTunes
Subject:
updating an iPod
Subject:
Computer: Hardware/General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20081006
Binding:
Online electronic file accessible through online networks
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.20x7.40x.95 in. 1.37 lbs.

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Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Apple » Applications
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"Synopsis" by , Whether it’s the iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, video iPod, or some other variation, iTunes and iPods go together like treble and bass. It’s so easy to purchase the latest music and videos, download podcasts, and even keep track of your calendar on your iPod—so why wouldn’t you? But if it’s so easy, why do you need iPod & iTunes For Dummies?

iPods now come in everything from 1GB to 80GB models and play movies, store photos, function as a spare hard drive, and even wake you up in the morning. If this is your first one, you’ll find no better place to get acquainted with it than in this bestselling book. If you’ve just purchased a brand-new iPod, you’ll find this Fifth Edition packed with valuable tidbits about the latest and greatest features. You’ll discover how to:

  • Set up an iTunes account
  • Build a playlist of streaming radio stations
  • Synchronize your iPod with other devices
  • Record memos and appointments
  • Play movies from your iPod on a TV
  • Connect your iPod to your car stereo or portable speakers
  • Add and edit iTunes song information
  • Organize music and media into iTunes playlists
  • Fine-tune sound playback with either the iPod or iTunes equalizer
  • Transfer music to your iPod from old tapes and phonograph records

Find out how to use every feature of your favorite iPod model and get the scoop on making the most of iTunes with iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 5th Edition!

"Synopsis" by , Introducing the different iPod models, this volume covers getting started with an iPod, setting up iTunes, buying music and videos from the iTunes store, and much more.
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