Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Meet the iPod: Out of the Box and Into Your Ears in 15 Minutes

    1. Meet the iPod Touch

    2. Meet the iPod Nano

    3. Meet the iPod Shuffle

    4. Meet the iPod Classic

    5. Install iTunes

    6. Unpack and Set Up Your iPod

    7. Charge Your iPod for the First Time

    8. Three Ways to Get Music into iTunes (and onto Your iPod)

    9. Get Stuff onto the iPod Touch: The Quick Way

    10. Manually Load Your iPod Touch

    11. Get Stuff onto the iPod Nano or Classic: The Quick Way

    12. Manually Load the iPod Nano or Classic

    13. Fill Up Any iPod Automatically

    14. Manually Load Your iPod Shuffle

    15. Disconnect Your iPod from Your Computer

    16. Buttons and Jacks on the iPod Touch

    17. Finger Moves for the iPod Touch

    18. Nano and Classic Ports and Switches

    19. Control the iPod Nano or Classic

    20. Find the Music on Your iPod—and Play It

  2. Chapter 2 Bopping Around the iPod Nano, Shuffle, and Classic

    1. Navigate the iPod Nano’s Menus

    2. Navigate the iPod Classic’s Menus

    3. What’s in the Classic’s Music Menu

    4. What’s in the Classic’s Videos Menu

    5. What’s in the Classic’s Photos Menu

    6. What’s in the Classic’s Podcasts Menu

    7. What’s in the Classic’s Extras Menu

    8. What’s in the Classic’s Settings Menu

    9. Other Nano and Classic Menus: Shuffle Songs, Now Playing, and Cover Flow

    10. Customize Your iPod’s Menus

    11. Set the iPod’s Clock

    12. Use the iPod Classic as an Alarm Clock

    13. Search for Songs on the iPod Classic

    14. Jump Around Within Songs and Videos

    15. Adjust the iPod’s Volume

    16. Charge Your iPod Without Your Computer

    17. Play FM Radio on the iPod Nano

    18. Play Games on an iPod Classic

  3. Chapter 3 Touring the Touch

    1. Turn the Touch On and Off

    2. The Home Button and Home Screen

    3. What’s in the Music Menu

    4. What’s in the Videos Menu

    5. What’s in the Photos Menu

    6. What’s in the Settings Menu

    7. Other Icons on the Touch Home Screen

    8. Play Around Game Center

    9. Make FaceTime Calls

    10. Map Your Way with WiFi

    11. Use the Touch Keyboard

    12. Cut, Copy, Paste, and Replace by Touch

    13. Install (and Uninstall) New Apps

    14. Manage Apps in iTunes

    15. Snap Photos with the Touch Camera

    16. Shoot and Edit Videos on the Touch

    17. Share and Upload Photos and Videos

    18. Cover Flow in Motion

    19. Explore the Now Playing Screen

    20. Control Music on the Now Playing Screen

    21. Set Up Mail Accounts

    22. Use Email on the Touch

    23. Organize Apps in Folders

    24. Multitask on Your Touch

  4. Chapter 4 iTunes Basics

    1. The iTunes Window: An Introduction

    2. Change the Look of the iTunes Window

    3. Change the Size of the iTunes Window

    4. Import Specific Songs from Your CDs

    5. Change Import Settings for Better Audio Quality

    6. Four Ways to Browse Your Collection

    7. Get a Bird’s-Eye Look at Your Collection with Grid View

    8. Search for Songs in iTunes

    9. Shuffle Your Music in Many Ways

    10. Animate Your Songs: iTunes Visualizer

  5. Chapter 5 iTunes Power Moves

    1. You’re the Critic: Rate Your Music

    2. Listen to Internet Radio

    3. Share Your iTunes Music and Videos

    4. Change a Song’s File Format

    5. Set Up Multiple iTunes Libraries

    6. Improve Your Tunes with the Graphic Equalizer

    7. Change a Song’s Start and Stop Times

    8. Edit Song Information

    9. Edit Album Information

    10. Fetch Missing Album Covers

    11. Replace Album Covers Manually

    12. Find and Add Lyrics to Your Song Files

    13. View Lyrics on the iPod

    14. What iTunes Can Tell You About Your iPod

    15. Adjust Your iPod’s Syncing Preferences with iTunes

    16. Load Songs onto an iPod from More Than One Computer

    17. Manually Delete Music and Videos from Your iPod

    18. Where iTunes Stores Your Files

    19. Move the iTunes Media Folder to an External Drive

    20. Copy Your Music from iPod to iTunes

    21. Back Up Your iTunes Files to Disc

  6. Chapter 6 The Power of Playlists

    1. Make a New Playlist in iTunes

    2. Change an Existing Playlist

    3. Add a Playlist to Your iPod

    4. Delete a Playlist

    5. Make and Edit Playlists on the iPod Touch and Nano

    6. Make a Playlist on an iPod Classic

    7. Make a Genius Playlist in iTunes

    8. Make a Genius Playlist on the iPod

    9. Genius Mixes in iTunes

    10. Genius Mixes on the iPod

    11. Publish Your Own Playlists (iMixes)

    12. Smart Playlists: Another Way for iTunes to Assemble Your Songs

    13. iTunes DJ: Get the Party Started

    14. Three Kinds of Discs You Can Create with iTunes

    15. Burn a Playlist to a CD

    16. Print Playlists and Snazzy CD Covers

  7. Chapter 7 Shop the iTunes Store

    1. Get to the iTunes Store

    2. Shop the iTunes Store via WiFi

    3. The iTunes Store Layout

    4. Navigate the Aisles of the iTunes Store

    5. Set Up an iTunes Store Account

    6. Change the Information in Your Apple Account

    7. Find Music by Genre

    8. Buy a Song or Album

    9. Buy or Rent Movies and TV Shows

    10. Buy iPod Touch Apps

    11. Buy iPod Games

    12. Buy Audio books

    13. Download and Subscribe to Podcasts

    14. What to Do if Your Download Gets Interrupted

    15. Other Cool iTunes Store Features

    16. Ping Your Way to New Music

    17. Give the Gift of iTunes

    18. Plan Ahead: Wish Lists

    19. iTunes Allowance Accounts

    20. Set Up Parental Controls for the Store

    21. Adjust Your Store Preferences

    22. Usage Rights: What You Can Do with Your Purchases

    23. Authorize iTunes Purchases on Multiple Computers

    24. Deauthorize Your Computer

    25. Use Your iPod to Copy Purchases to Other Computers

    26. See Your iTunes Purchase History and Get iTunes Store Help

    27. Buy Songs from Other Music Stores

  8. Chapter 8 It’s Showtime: Video on the iPod

    1. Add Your Own Videos to iTunes

    2. Play Videos in iTunes

    3. Transfer Videos to Your iPod

    4. Video Formats That Work on the iPod

    5. Play Videos on the iPod Touch

    6. YouTube Videos on the Touch

    7. Play Videos on the iPod Classic

    8. Play iTunes and iPod Videos on Your TV

  9. Chapter 9 Picture Your Photos on the iPod

    1. Set Up: Get Ready to Put Photos on Your iPod

    2. Get Pictures onto Your iPod

    3. View Photos on the iPod Touch

    4. View Photos on the iPod Nano or Classic

    5. Digital Photographer Alert: Store Full-Quality Photos on Your iPod

    6. Play Slideshows on Your iPod

    7. Play Slideshows on Your TV

  10. Chapter 10 The iPod as Personal Assistant

    1. The iPod as Address Book

    2. The iPod as Calendar

    3. Track Time: The iPod as Stopwatch

    4. Count Steps: The iPod Nano as Pedometer

    5. Voice Memos: The iPod as Audio Recorder

    6. Tick-Tock: The iPod as a World Clock

    7. The iPod as Portable Hard Drive

    8. The iPod as eBook and Text Reader

  11. Chapter 11 Surf the Web with the iPod Touch

    1. Get Your WiFi Connection

    2. Take a Tour of Safari

    3. Zoom and Scroll Through Web Pages

    4. Surf with Safari

    5. Create and Use Safari Bookmarks

    6. Edit and Organize Bookmarks and Folders

    7. Sync Bookmarks with iTunes

    8. The Safari History List

    9. Tap Links

    10. RSS Feeds and Mobile-Friendly Sites

    11. Search the Web

    12. Play Online Audio and Video

    13. Social Networking on the iPod Touch

    14. Use Multiple Web Pages

    15. Use Safari Security

    16. Use MobileMe to Keep Data in Sync

  12. Chapter 12 iPod and iTunes Out Loud

    1. Take Your iPod on the Road

    2. Connect the iPod to a Home Entertainment System

    3. iPod Speaker Systems

    4. Stream iTunes Music and Video

    5. Find a Power Source for Your iPod

    6. Where to Find Cool iPod Stuff

  13. Chapter 13 What to Do When Your iPod Isn’t Working Right

    1. Apple’s Alphabet: The Five “Rs” of iPod Repair

    2. Reset Your iPod

    3. Download and Reinstall iTunes and iTunes Updates

    4. Use the Diagnostics Tools in iTunes for Windows

    5. Update the iPod’s Software

    6. Start Over: Restoring Your iPod’s Software

    7. Understanding the iPod’s Battery Messages

    8. Apple’s Tips for Longer iPod Battery Life

    9. Replace Your iPod’s Battery

    10. AppleCare—What It Is and Whether You Need It