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iPod and iTunes For Dummies, 9th Edition

iPod and iTunes For Dummies, 9th Edition

Tony Bove

ISBN: 978-1-118-13060-5

Dec 2011

432 pages

Select type: Paperback

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The perennial iPod and iTunes bestseller and ideal companion is completely updated!

Now in its ninth edition, iPod & iTunes For Dummies is the ultimate beginner's guide for getting started with the iPod and Apple's iTunes service. Bestselling veteran author Tony Bove helps you get comfortable with using the iPod as more than just a digital music player. You'll learn to record videos and take pictures, video chat with FaceTime, surf the web, rent movies, buy songs, send and receive e-mail, get directions, and much more. Completely revised throughout, this fun and friendly book walks you through using iTunes to import music, videos, apps, books, and podcasts as well as burn CDs, sync with iPod, and play music through your home stereo.

  • 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
  • Escorts you through the processes for sending and receiving e-mail, downloading and using apps, fine-tuning sound, updating and troubleshooting, and maintaining battery life

Tune in! iPod and iTunes For Dummies, 9th Edition, guides you through all the latest updates and enhancements so that you can start enjoying iTunes and your iPod today!

Introduction 1

Part I: Touching All the Basics 9

Chapter 1 : Firing Up Your iPad, iPod, or iPhone 11

Chapter 2: Setting Up iTunes and Your iPad, iPod, or iPhone 31

Chapter 3: Putting Your Finger on It 51

Chapter 4: Choosing Settings for Your iPad, iPod, or iPhone 75

Chapter 5: Going Mobile 101

Part II: Filling Up Your Empty Cup 111

Chapter 6: Shopping at the iTunes Store 113

Chapter 7: Bringing Content into iTunes 137

Chapter 8: Getting in Sync with Your iTunes Library 149

Chapter 9: Syncing Personal Information 171

Part III: Managing Your Library 185

Chapter 10: Searching, Browsing, and Sorting in iTunes 187

Chapter 11: Adding and Editing Information in iTunes 203

Chapter 12: Playing Content in iTunes 215

Chapter 13: Organizing iTunes Content with Playlists 231

Chapter 14: Gimme Shelter for My Media 241

Part IV: Playing it Back on Your iPad, iPod, or iPhone 255

Chapter 15: The Songs Remain the Same 257

Chapter 16: Bring Videos, Books, and Podcasts 285

Chapter 17: Your Pocket Picture Player 297

Part V: Touching the Online World 317

Chapter 18: Surfin' Safari 319

Chapter 19: The Postman Always Beeps Once 331

Chapter 20: Using Applications on Your iPad, iPod, or iPhone 343

Part VI: The Part of Tens 371

Chapter 21: Ten Steps to Recovery 373

Chapter 22 : Ten Tangible Tips 381

Chapter 23: Ten Web Sources for More Information 389

Index 393

iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 9th Edition