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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
Whether you’re completely new to iPod and iTunes or you’d like to discover advanced techniques for playing, managing, browsing, buying, and storing music and other files, iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 6th Edition
can help you! The iPod and iTunes have revolutionized how we enjoy music, and this bestselling guide has been updated to keep you current. 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, and so much more!
The latest iPods are much more than just digital music players. Now, surf the Web, rent movies, buy songs and directly download them, send and receive e-mails, store photos, play slideshows, watch videos, and play games. You’ll find information about all iPod models and how to set up iTunes so you can start enjoying your iPod right away. You’ll learn how to:
- Learn how to use the iPod displays and scrolling wheels
- Install iTunes and load your music
- Keep your library organized so you can search, browse, and sort
- Create playlists and burn CDs
- Use your iPod as a hard drive
- Share content legally
- Synchronize your e-mail, contacts, and bookmarks
Complete with lists of ten common problems and solutions, and eleven tips for the equalizer, iPod & iTunes for Dummies, 6th Edition includes bonus chapters about early iPod models, creating content for iPod, tips for working with MusicMatch, using your iPod for backup and restore, and 14 web sources for additional information.
This title in the For Dummies series covers the different iPod models and tells how to set up iTunes and an iPod. Other information includes how to bring content into iTunes, share content, manage photos and videos, and much more.
About the Author
Tony Bove has written more than two dozen computer books including all previous editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies. Tony is also a professional musician and he blogs and writes tips about iPods, iPhones, iTunes, and theiLife applications at www.tonybove.com.
Table of Contents
Part I: Setting Up and Acquiring Media.
Chapter 1: Firing Up Your iPod and iPhone.
Chapter 2: Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod and iPhone.
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.
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: Synchronizing Devices with iTunes.
Chapter 12: Gimme Shelter for My Media.
Chapter 13: Fine-Tuning the Sound.
Part III: Playing Your iPod or iPhone.
Chapter 14: Playing Content on Your iPod or iPhone.
Chapter 15: Surfin’ Safari on the Web.
Chapter 16: Using iPod and iPhone Applications.
Part IV: The Traveling iPod and iPhone.
Chapter 17: Going Mobile.
Chapter 18: Changing Your Clock, Lock, and Display Settings.
Chapter 19: Synchronizing Personal Info with Your iPod or iPhone.
Chapter 20: Updating and Troubleshooting.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Problems and Solutions.
Chapter 22: Eleven Tips for the Equalizer.