Synopses & Reviews
- The iPod, Apple's breakthrough MP3 music player, boasts a contact list, calendar, alarm clock, notes reader, and a handful of games
- In its first year, iTunes has sold more than 70 million songs; since hitting the market in November 2001, the iPod has sold more than 3 million units
- This updated edition covers cool new third-party accessories, new iTunes features, iPod functions, troubleshooting, and more
- Covers naming an iPod, setting preferences, connecting and sharing an iPod, organizing a digital jukebox, playing music, copying files, burning an audio CD, searching for and downloading songs from the music store, and much more
- Updated and revised to include coverage on both the Windows and Mac
What the book covers: the key features of iPod, iTunes and the iTunes music store including: naming your iPod and setting preferences, connecting and sharing your iPod, organizing your digital jukebox, playing music, synchronizing your iPod, copying files, burning an audio CD, previewing music tracks, searching for and downloading songs from the music store, and much 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 over ten years.
Connect your iPod or iPod mini to your Mac or PC
Here's just what you need to know to have music wherever you go!
Music is the language of love, and now both Mac and Windows lovers can jam with iPod! This handy guide shows you how to set up your iPod, load songs (legally), edit playlists, find your way around the iTunes music store, and most importantly, play your music. You'll even find out how your iPod can keep notes, contacts, and appointments like a PDA!
Discover How To
- Shop at the iTunes music store
- Choose the best bit rate for importing your music
- Share songs between Macs and PCs
- Organize your songs and playlists
- Add music from tape, vinyl, or CD
About the Author
Tony Bove and Cheryl Rhodes are the authors of more than a dozen books on computing, desktop publishing, and multimedia. Tony is also a composer and touring musician.
Table of Contents
Part I: Setting Up and Acquiring Music.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPod.
Chapter 2: Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod.
Chapter 3: Getting Started with iTunes.
Chapter 4: Buying Music from the iTunes Music Store.
Chapter 5: Importing Music into iTunes.
Chapter 6: Sharing Music (Legally).
Chapter 7: Using MusicMatch Jukebox.
Part II: Managing Your Music.
Chapter 8: Searching, Browsing, and Sorting in iTunes.
Chapter 9: Adding and Editing Song Information in iTunes.
Chapter 10: Organizing Music with Playlists.
Chapter 11: Updating Your iPod with iTunes.
Chapter 12: Managing the MusicMatch Jukebox Library.
Chapter 13: Gimme Shelter for My Music.
Chapter 14: Burning CDs from iTunes.
Part III: Playing Tunes.
Chapter 15: Playing Your iPod.
Chapter 16: Getting Wired for Sound.
Chapter 17: Listening While on the Move.
Chapter 18: Spinning Tunes Like a DJ.
Part IV: Using Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 19: Choosing Your Encoding Format.
Chapter 20: Changing Encoders and Encoder Settings.
Chapter 21: Fine-Tuning the Sound.
Chapter 22: Recording and Editing Sound.
Chapter 23: Enhancing Your Music Library.
Part V: Have iPod, Will Travel.
Chapter 24: Sleeping with Your iPod.
Chapter 25: Using the iPod as a Hard Drive.
Chapter 26: Entering Personal Information.
Chapter 27: Synchronizing Information with Your iPod.
Chapter 28: Updating and Troubleshooting.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 29: Ten Problems and Solutions for Your iPod.
Chapter 30: Eleven Tips for the Equalizer.
Chapter 31: Twelve Web Sources for More iPod Information.