Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. iPod: The Hardware

    1. Chapter 1 Meet the iPod

      1. Parts of the Pod
      2. Charging the Battery
      3. Earphones–Apple’s or Otherwise
      4. The Remote Control
      5. The Case
      6. The iPod Menus
    2. Chapter 2 The iPod Sync Connection

      1. FireWire
      2. Installing a FireWire Card
      3. USB 2.0
      4. The iPod Software CD
      5. Your Very First Sync
      6. Varying the Auto-Transfer Theme
      7. iPod-to-Computer Copying
    3. Chapter 3 The iPod Shuffle

      1. Meet the iPod Shuffle
      2. Using the iPod Shuffle
      3. Transferring Music to the iPod Shuffle
      4. Deleting Songs from the iPod Shuffle
      5. Using the Shuffle as a USB Flash Drive
      6. Cases, Docks, and Other Shuffle Stuff
  2. iPod: The Software

    1. Chapter 4 Digital Audio Formats

      1. Introduction to Digital Audio
      2. Other Podworthy File Formats
      3. Bit Rates
      4. Free (and Legal) Music on the Web
    2. Chapter 5 iTunes for Macintosh and Windows

      1. Introduction to iTunes
      2. A Quick Tour
      3. Ripping CDs into iTunes
      4. Getting Other Music Files into iTunes
      5. Deleting Songs
      6. Playing Music
      7. iTunes Administration
      8. Internet Radio
      9. Playlists
      10. Burning a CD or DVD
      11. Printing Playlists and CD Covers
      12. Playing Songs Across a Network
    3. Chapter 6 (Spoken) Words and Pictures

      1. All About Audiobooks
      2. Picturing Your Life on the iPod Photo
    4. Chapter 7 The iTunes Music Store

      1. Welcome to the Music Store
      2. A Store Tour
      3. Searching and Shopping
      4. iTunes on America Online
      5. What to Do with Purchased Music
      6. Music Store Billing
      7. The iTunes Music Store Song
  3. Beyond the Music

    1. Chapter 8 iPod as Address Book

      1. Introduction to the iPod Address Book
      2. Transferring Contacts to the iPod
      3. Copying Contacts from Windows
      4. Copying Contacts from the Macintosh
      5. Manually Deleting Contacts
      6. Address Book Settings
      7. Even More Organizer Shareware
    2. Chapter 9 iPod as Calendar

      1. Preparing the iPod
      2. Calendar Formats for the iPod
      3. Calendars from iCal (Macintosh)
      4. Calendars from Palm Desktop 4
      5. Calendars from Microsoft Entourage X and 2004
      6. Calendars from Entourage 2001
      7. Calendars from Microsoft Outlook
      8. Mac OS X Calendars from Now Up-To-Date
    3. Chapter 10 iPod Games and eBooks

      1. Games
      2. Notes
      3. Text-Based iPod Adventure Games
      4. iPod as eBook: The Shareware Way
    4. Chapter 11 iSync

      1. The iSync Concept
      2. iSync Meets iPod
    5. Chapter 12 The iPod as Hard Drive

      1. The iPod’s Hard Disk Format
      2. The iPod as an External Hard Disk
      3. Storing Data Files on the iPod
      4. Deleting Data Files
      5. Unmounting the iPod Drive
      6. The iPod as Startup Disk (Macs Only)
  4. Extreme iPodding

    1. Chapter 13 Connecting the iPod (and iTunes)

      1. Connecting the iPod to a Stereo System
      2. Using iTunes with AirPort Express
      3. Connecting the iPod to a Car Stereo
      4. Connecting the iPod to the Computer
    2. Chapter 14 Hot Hacks and Cool Tools

      1. The AppleScripted iPod
      2. More Mac Shareware
      3. Shareware for Mac and Windows
      4. More Windows Shareware
      5. Recording Your Own MP3s
    3. Chapter 15 iStuff

      1. Cases
      2. Stands
      3. iPod Extenders
      4. Dashboard Stands
      5. Power Adapters
      6. Battery Boosters
    4. Chapter 16 Troubleshooting

      1. The iPod’s Self-Help Modes
      2. iPod Hardware Problems
      3. Troubleshooting the iPod Shuffle
      4. Problems with Song Quality
      5. Headphone or Remote Problems
      6. iTunes Blues
      7. Problems with the iTunes Music Store
      8. iPod Software Updates
      9. Where to Get Help Online
    5. Chapter 17 iPod on the Web

      1. Points of Interest at Apple.com
      2. Software Updates for iTunes
      3. Fun and Informative iPod Web Sites
  5. Appendices

    1. Appendix iTunes, Menu by Menu

      1. Application Menu (Mac); Help Menu (Windows)
      2. File Menu
      3. Edit Menu
      4. Controls Menu
      5. Visualizer
      6. Advanced
      7. Window Menu (Macintosh Only)
      8. Help Menu
      9. Keyboard Shortcuts for iTunes 4
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