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My iPod Touch (My...)by Brad Miser
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iPod touch, 4th gen
Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPod touch photos so that you can see exactly what to do
Help when you run into iPod touch problems or limitations
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPod touch
Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPod touch working just the way you want.
Learn how to:
• Make the most of Apple’s new iOS 4 software
• Connect to Wi-Fi networks, the Web, and other devices
• Move music, movies, books, and other content onto your iPod touch
• Use iBooks to enjoy a library of ebooks wherever you go
• Play games and share info with other iPod touches, iPhones, and iPads
• Sync Mac or Windows computers and MobileMe or Exchange accounts with your iPod touch
• Listen to music, podcasts, and other audio
• Watch movies, TV shows, music videos, and video podcasts
• Surf the Web and send email
• Create, manage, display, and edit contacts and calendars
• Take, view, and share photos and video
• Download, install, and maintain apps, and manage them with the new App Toolbar
• Customize, maintain, and troubleshoot your iPod touch
"My iPod Touch" provides expert advice and easy-to-follow, full-color tasks with ample illustrations to get readers' iPod rocking in no time. This book is fully updated for the latest iPod Touch release and includes new coverage on multitasking, folders, Mail, and more.
My iPod Touch provides expert advice and easy to follow, full-color tasks with ample illustrations to get your iPod rockin' in no time.
The iPod Touch is a unique devise in many ways. The most significant example of this is its Multi-touch interface that enables users to easily control the device and type with their fingers. It also includes sensors that automatically re-orient the screen display to match the orientation of the iPod Touch, such as switching to landscape view when the user rotates the phone 90 degrees when watching video. All iPod Touch models include the applications Music, Videos, Photos, iTunes (providing access to the Wi-Fi Music Store), Safari, YouTube, Calendar, Contacts, Clock, Calculator, and Settings. Later models added Mail, Maps, Stocks, Notes, and Weather, which could also be added to the earlier models with the purchase of the iPhone 2.0 software upgrade for the iPod Touch. My iPod Touch will include necessary coverage of iTunes to enable readers to manage the content on their iPod as well as purchase applications and customizing settings. In addition, readers will learn how to use every feature of their iPod Touch and receive expert advice on topics like customizing, peer to peer connectivity, running apps, using peripheral devices and more. This book will be fully updated for the latest iPod Touch release and will include new coverage on: multitasking, folders, Mail, iBooks, Calendar, iPod, Photos, Game Center, and iAd
About the Author
Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing “i” gadgets, iPod touch and iPhone, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPod touch, Second Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPhone, Fourth Edition; Easy iLife ’09; Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes; Special Edition Using Mac OS X Leopard; Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling; Teach Yourself Visually MacBook Air; and MacBook Pro Portable Genius. He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor on more than 50 other titles.
Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics.
In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible. Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a sometimes inside cat.
Brad would love to hear about your experiences with this book (the good, the bad, and the ugly).You can write to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table of Contents
1 Getting Started with an iPod touch
2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPods/iPhones/iPads
3 Moving Audio, Video, and Photos Onto Your iPod touch
4 Configuring and Syncing Information on an iPod touch
5 Listening to Music, Podcasts and other Audio
6 Watching Movies, TV Shows and other Video
7 Surfing the Web
8 Managing Contacts
10 Managing Calendars and Time
11 Storing, Viewing, and Sharing Photos
12 Using Maps and Other Preinstalled Applications
13 Installing and Maintaining iPod touch Applications
14 Customizing an iPod touch
15 Maintaining an iPod touch and Solving Problems
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