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iPod and iTunes For Dummies, 10th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-50864-0
384 pages
March 2013
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Get going with your iPod & iTunes and this perennial bestseller - now in full-color!

iPod & iTunes For Dummies is the ultimate beginner's guide for getting started with your iPod and Apple's iTunes service. Now in its tenth edition, this helpful guide has been completely overhauled and boasts a full-color format for the first time ever. Veteran For Dummies author Tony Bove introduces you to the different iPod models, explains how to power up your iPod, and shows you how to set up iTunes. You'll learn to personalize your device, add music tracks from a CD to your iTunes library, set up a playlist, sync your content and apps with iCloud, and much more.

  • Offers straightforward coverage of using your iPod as the ultimate digital music player and shows you how to choose the iPod model that's right for you, get started with your iPod, set up iTunes, master the touch interface, and shop at the iTunes Store
  • Teaches you how to add music tracks from a CD to your iTunes library, play content in iTunes, set up playlists, share content from your iTunes library, and manage photos and videos
  • Walks you through sending and receiving e-mail, downloading and using apps, fine-tuning sound, updating and troubleshooting, and maintaining battery life
  • Provides updates for iOS 6 and the latest iPod models and older favorites, including the iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod classic

Get in tune with the latest and the greatest music, videos, and more! iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 10th Edition puts you on track to enjoying iTunes and your iPod today.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Touching All the Basics 7

Chapter 1: Powering Your iPod 9

Chapter 2: Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod 23

Chapter 3: Putting Your Finger on It 35

Chapter 4: Clocking, Locking, Connecting, and Personalizing 59

Part II: Managing Your Library 87

Chapter 5: Getting Started with iTunes 89

Chapter 6: Exploring the iTunes Store 109

Chapter 7: Getting in Sync with Your iTunes Library 127

Chapter 8: Syncing Your Day in the Life 149

Chapter 9: Putting iTunes to Work 161

Chapter 10: Playing Content in iTunes 175

Chapter 11: Gimme Shelter for My Media 191

Part III: Playing It Back with Interest 205

Chapter 12: The Songs Remain the Same 207

Chapter 13: Bring Videos, Books, and Podcasts 229

Chapter 14: Pocketing Your Pictures 239

Part IV: Touching the Online World 259

Chapter 15: Surfi n’ Safari 261

Chapter 16: The Postman Always Rings Once 275

Chapter 17: Earth, Wind, and Finance 287

Part V: Staying in Touch and Up-to-Date 305

Chapter 18: A Day in the Social Life 307

Chapter 19: Resetting, Updating, and Restoring 333

Part VI: The Part of Tens 341

Chapter 20: Eleven Tangible Tips 343

Chapter 21: Ten Apps That Shook the iPod World 351

Index 355

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Author Information

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, iPads, iTunes, and the iLife applications at www.tonybove.com.

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