Synopses & Reviews
Mac users are passionate and loyal and these books capture that same feeling in pedagogy and series style. Titles in the Portable Geniusseries are not comprehensive; instead they aim to provide readers with the most accessible, useful information possible by giving readers tips and techniques for the most used features in a product or software. Genius icons present smart or innovative ways to do something; in many cases, this will be a way that readers can save time or hassle. A handy smaller trim size makes it easy for readers to carry with them essential information on the hottest tips and tricks for their iPods and at the iTunes store. They’ll find savvy advice on everything from simple tasks like getting started with iPod and iTunes to intermediate information and hip tips that cover how to use the coolest features at iTunes and customizing the iPod to be as individual as the user.
- As the hottest tech phenomenon of the past decade, the Apple iPod boasts tens of millions of units sold--and that number keeps growing
- In addition, more than 3 billion songs have been purchased from the iTunes store, making iTunes the third largest music retailer in the U.S.
- With this book, Apple enthusiasts discover techniques to get the most from products like the video iPod, iPod shuffle, and the new iPod touch, to name a few
- Offers hip tips on behind-the-scenes secrets for maximizing the features of iPod and iTunes
- Essential information gets readers quickly grooving with iTunes
The Genius is in.
You don't have to be a genius to use an iPod and iTunes. But if you want to enjoy the very coolest features, put this savvy Portable Genius guide to work and start ramping up the pace. Want to recover content from your iPod? Download applications and podcasts to your iPod touch? Automatically build playlists with the Genius feature in iTunes? You'll find cool and useful Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of easy-to-access shortcuts and tools that will save you loads of time and let you enjoy your iPod and iTunes to the max.
Fun, hip, and straightforward, the new Portable Genius series gives forward-thinking Apple users useful information in handy, compact books that are easy to navigate and don't skimp on the essentials. Collect the whole series and make the most of your Apple digital lifestyle.
About the Author
Jesse David Hollington is a contributing editor for iLounge.com, a site about all things iPod, iPhone and iTunes. He writes technical articles and tutorials as well as the weekly "Ask iLounge" column. He also serves as an administrator of the iLounge Discussion Forums, where he regularly provides support and assistance to many iPod and iTunes users.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What Do I Really Need to Know about iTunes?
Chapter 2: What Do I Need to Know about Purchasing Content Online?
Chapter 3: How Should I Organize My Content?
Chapter 4: How Do I Play My Content in iTunes?
Chapter 5: How Do I Use Playlists to Manage my Library?
Chapter 6: How Do I Manage Podcasts and Audiobooks?
Chapter 7: How Do I Manage the Content on My iPod?
Chapter 8: How Do I Get the Most Out of My iPod?
Chapter 9: How Do I Get My Own Movies onto My iPod?
Chapter 10: How Do I Get Content from My iPod Back to My Computer?
Chapter 11: How Do I Manage Content on an iPhone or iPod Touch?
Chapter 12: How Do I Manage Content on Apple TV?
Chapter 13: How Do I Manage a Large iTunes Library?
Chapter 14: What Can I Do When I Have Problems with My iPod?
Chapter 15: How Do I Use Scripts to Get More out of iTunes?
Appendix A: iPod and iTunes Resources.
Appendix B: Third-Party Software.