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Touch up your life with music, movies, e-mail, maps, the Web, and more!
You have the magic touch at least, you will after you've read this book! From the basic stuff about setting up an iPodtouch and charging its battery to cool stuff like playing games, finding your way with Google Maps, connecting with Facebook, and sending tweets, this guide helps you grab all the excitement your iPod touch makes possible.
- Power up connect your iPod touch to your Mac or PC, sync up with iTunes, charge up the battery, and locate a Wi-Fi network
Flick, pick, and click navigate the multitouch screen, use the onscreen keyboard, and shop for content or apps
Playback's a breeze create playlists, play videos and audio books, set up slideshows, and e-mail photos
Finding yourself enter locations, get directions from Google Maps, show traffic and satellite maps, and save bookmarks
Keep in touch maintain your calendar, connect to Facebook or MySpace®, use Twitter, and instant message
Open the book and find:
- Steps for getting started with your iPod touch
How to customize your iPod touch
Steps for browsing and downloading content from the iTunes Store
How to sync your data, calendar, e-mail, and media
Details about loading images on your iPod touch and setting up a slide show
Tips for getting online with your iPod touch
Explanations for finding your location, checking the weather forecast, or getting stock quotes
What the book covers: getting started with the iPod touch, mastering the multi-touch interface, setting up iTunes and your iPod touch, synchronizing your data, working with the calendar, finding and watching videos, establishing a Wi-Fi connection, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving E-mail, finding a place or getting directions with maps, organizing and managing your photos, enjoying an amazing gaming experience, buying music and videos from the iTunes store, browsing and downloading applications from the App Store, protecting your information, troubleshooting, and more. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than eighteen years.
The perfect full-color guide to the iPod touch for both Mac and Windows users
Your iPod touch can do so many things. With this full-color guide, you can get hip to all your iPod touch has to offer and take full advantage of the iTunes store and the App Store, as well.
You'll start by learning how to manage the multi-touch interface and setting up iTunes. Then you'll discover how to connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi, receive and send e-mail, get directions and use maps, play games, download and watch movies, shop for cool new apps at the App Store, and much more.
- Starts with the basics of setting up and using the iPod touch, richly illustrated in full color
- Covers listening to music, synchronizing your data, working with the calendar, setting up iTunes, and getting online via Wi-Fi
- Shows how to send and receive e-mail, shop for movies and music at the iTunes Store, browse the Web, share photos, download and watch movies and TV shows, and download apps from the App Store
- Explains how to use your iPod touch as a portable game console and how to manage your contacts and to-do lists
- Also covers protecting your information and troubleshooting
iPod touch For Dummies helps you make the most of this amazing device that combines a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a portable game console, and a breakthrough Internet device.
About the Author
Tony Bove has written more than two dozen computer books, including all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies. Tony is also a professional musician. He blogs and offers tips about iPods, iPhones, iTunes, and the iLife applications at www.tonybove.com.
Table of Contents
Part I: Touching All the Basics.
Chapter 1: Powering Up Your iPod touch.
Chapter 2: Putting Your Finger On It.
Chapter 3: Clocking, Locking, and Personalizing.
Part II: Filling Up Your Empty Cup.
Chapter 4: Exploring iTunes and the Online Store.
Chapter 5: Into the Sync with iTunes.
Chapter 6: Syncing Your Day in the Life.
Part III: Playing It Back with Interest.
Chapter 7: The Songs Remain the Same.
Chapter 8: Bring Videos, Books, and Podcasts.
Chapter 9: Your Pocket Picture Player.
Part IV: Touching the Online World.
Chapter 10: Surfi n’ Safari.
Chapter 11: The Postman Always Beeps Once.
Chapter 12: Earth, Wind, and Finance.
Part V: Staying in Touch and Up-to-Date.
Chapter 13: A Day in the Social Life.
Chapter 14: Resetting, Updating, and Restoring.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 15: Ten Tangible Tips.
Chapter 16: Ten Apps That Shook the iPod World.