Synopses & Reviews
Learn instantly from step-by-step graphics!
We know a picture is worth a thousand words--so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all the features of your iPod, iPod mini, iPod shuffle, and iTunes in no time. Follow along and learn to download and play music, use the calendar and to-do list, edit and display photos, play games, use the iPod as hard drive, podcast your own show, customize your iPod, and much more. Each chapter's "How to" list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you started using your iPod and iTunes right away.
In each chapter: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid
The best-selling, full-color QuickSteps series now covers the world's favorite MP3 player. Users will learn to get up and running with the iPod and iTunes, download and play music, use the iPod's calendar, to do list, contacts, and notes functions, edit and display photos, play games, and use the iPod as an external hard drive.
About the Author
Eliot Van Buskirk (San Francisco, CA)
is the Technology Editor of MP3.com, a division of CNET Networks. Van Buskirk's MP3 Insider column is the longest-running single-writer column at CNET.com, the largest online tech publication in the world. Winner of the Maggie Award for Best Online Column of 2003, MP3 Insider is regularly featured on MP3.com, CNET.com, ZDNET.com, and News.com. Van Buskirk is frequently featured in the mainstream media as an authority on digital music, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, the BBC, CBS Evening News, San Francisco Chronicle, Smart Money Magazine, USA Today, Time Magazine Online,
John Alderman (San Francisco, CA) is a digital music expert, musician, and author. He has held editorial positions with such leading technology publications as CNET, Wired News, and HotWired.com. He has also written for The Guardian, Salon.com, Details, Mondo 2000, and Yahoo Internet Life, and has spoken on the topic of digital media at conferences and in appearances on CNN, BBC, NPR, and others. His widely acclaimed book, Sonic Boom: Napster, MP3, and the New Pioneers of Music, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 2002.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Getting to Know Your iPod
Chapter 2. Importing Music to iTunes
Chapter 3. Using your iPod
Chapter 4. Taking control of iTunes
Chapter 5. Getting the best sound quality
Chapter 6. Using iPod for more than just music
Chapter 7. Super-charging your iPod
Chapter 8. Using ITunes in the home
Chapter 9. Tapping into advanced audio sources
Chapter 10. Going further out (and further along)