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iPod & iTunes for Dummies (For Dummies)by Tony Bove and Cheryl Rhodes
Synopses & Reviews
What the book covers: Introducing the different iPod models, getting started with your iPod, setting up iTunes and your iPod, buying music and videos from the iTunes music store, importing music into iTunes, burning CDs from iTunes, getting wired for sound, organizing music with playlists, listening while on the move, maintaining battery life, choosing an encoding format, fine-tuning the sound, recording and editing sound, transferring and viewing photos, adding podcasts, using the iPod as a hard drive, synchronizing information with your iPod, updating and troubleshooting, and more.
Updated coverage: Revised throughout to cover the latest updates and enhancements made to the iPod and iTunes. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than a dozen years.
Book News Annotation:
Featuring information for both Macintosh and Windows computer users, this easy-to-follow guide explains how to get the most out of iPod players and the iTunes music service. Introductory chapters cover setup of hardware and software and describe how to import, play, and share content. Advanced techniques discussed include changing encoders, using the iPod as a hard drive, and adjusting the equalizer. A removable "cheat sheet" lists iTunes keyboard shortcuts. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes coverage for both Mac® and Windows® users
Manage photos and videos, subscribe to podcasts, and organize your music
The first iPods were cool, but they seem like old record players compared to the latest models. New iPods play video, weigh less than two ounces, track your training runs, and can double as a hard drive. With so many features at your disposal, you'll be glad this book helps you use every one!
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Make the most of iPods and iTunes with this updated guide to the latest models and enhancements. You'll learn about everything from buying music and videos, importing music, and burning CDs to setting up play lists, transferring and viewing photos, adding podcasts, maintaining battery life, and synchronizing information. Order your copy today!
About the Author
Tony Boveis a musician and the author of more than two dozen books. Visit his blog at TonyBove.com/blog.
Cheryl Rhodeshas coauthored more than a dozen books including iLife All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies.
Table of Contents
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 Music 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: Updating Your iPod 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.
Chapter 17: Fine-Tuning the Sound.
Part IV: Using Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 18: Decoding Audio Encoding.
Chapter 19: Changing Encoders and Encoder Settings.
Chapter 20: Enhancing Your iTunes Library.
Part V: Have iPod, Will Travel.
Chapter 21: Listening While on the Move.
Chapter 22: Sleeping with Your iPod.
Chapter 23: Using the iPod as a Hard Drive.
Chapter 24: Getting Personal.
Chapter 25: Synchronizing Information with Your iPod.
Chapter 26: Updating and Troubleshooting.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 27: Ten iPod Problems and Solutions.
Chapter 28: Eleven Tips for the Equalizer.
Bonus Chapter 1: Putting a Dime in the Musicmatch Jukebox.
Bonus Chapter 2: Managing the Musicmatch Jukebox Library.
Bonus Chapter 3: Advanced Musicmatch Techniques.
Bonus Chapter 4: Web Sources for More.
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