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 Classic

    2. Meet the iPod Nano

    3. Meet the iPod Shuffle

    4. Meet the iPod Touch

    5. Install iTunes

    6. Unpack iPod and Set It Up

    7. Three Ways to Get Music for iTunes (and iPod)

    8. Automatically Load the iPod Classic or Nano

    9. Manually Load the iPod Classic or Nano

    10. Automatically Load the iPod Shuffle

    11. Manually Load the iPod Shuffle

    12. Automatically Load the iPod Touch

    13. Manually Load the iPod Touch

    14. Disconnect the iPod from Your Computer

    15. Charge Your iPod the First Time

    16. Control the iPod Classic or Nano with the Click Wheel

    17. Other iPod Ports and Switches

    18. Basic Finger Moves for the iPod Touch Screen

    19. Special Buttons on the iPod Touch

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

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

    1. Turn the iPod On and Off— or Put It On Hold

    2. Navigate the iPod's Menus

    3. What's in the Music Menu

    4. Cover Flow on the iPod

    5. What's in the Videos Menu

    6. What's in the Photos Menu

    7. What's in the Podcasts Menu

    8. What's in the Extras Menu

    9. What's in the Settings Menu

    10. Other Menus: Shuffle Songs and Now Playing

    11. Customize Your iPod's Menus

    12. Set the iPod's Clock(s)

    13. Use the iPod as an Alarm Clock

    14. Let the iPod Put You to Sleep

    15. Search for Songs on the iPod

    16. Jump Around in Songs and Videos

    17. Adjust the iPod's Volume

    18. Adjust the Backlight Timer

    19. Charge the iPod Without the Computer

    20. Play Games on an iPod

    21. Some Idiot Set the iPod Menus to Greek

    22. Lock Up Your Pod

  3. Chapter 3 Touring the Touch

    1. Turn iPod 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. Fancier Fingerwork for the iPod Touch

    9. Customize Your Touch Menus

    10. Cover Flow in Motion

    11. Touch the Now Playing Screen

    12. Control Music by 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. Change the Size of That Tiny Type in the iTunes Window

    5. Import Specific Songs From Your CDs

    6. Change Import Settings for Better Audio Quality

    7. Three Ways to Browse Your Collection

    8. Find Your Songs in iTunes

    9. Shuffle Your Music...and Smart Shuffle

    10. The iTunes Visualizer

  5. Chapter 5 iTunes Power Moves

    1. You're the Critic: Rate Your Music

    2. Listen to Internet Radio

    3. Share Your Music

    4. Change a Song's File Format

    5. Even Out Your Song Volumes

    6. Set Up Multiple Libraries in iTunes

    7. Improve Your Tunes with the Graphic Equalizer

    8. Find (and Get Rid of) Duplicate Songs

    9. Change a Song's Start and Stop Times

    10. Edit Song Information

    11. Edit Album Information

    12. Add Artwork Automatically

    13. Add Artwork Manually

    14. Find and Add Lyrics to Your Song Files

    15. View Lyrics on the iPod

    16. What iTunes Can Tell You About Your iPod

    17. Use iTunes to See What's on Your iPod

    18. Adjust Your iPod's Preferences with iTunes

    19. Load Songs on an iPod from More Than One Computer

    20. Manually Delete Music and Videos from Your iPod

    21. Where iTunes Stores Your Files

    22. Move Your iTunes Music Folder

    23. Back Up Your iTunes Files

  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 an On-The-Go Playlist on an iPod Nano or Classic

    6. Make and Edit On-The-Go Playlists on the iPod Touch

    7. Make Playlist Folders

    8. Party Shuffle: When You Want to Play DJ

    9. Smart Playlists: Let iTunes Assemble Your Playlists

    10. Three Kinds of Discs You Can Burn with iTunes

    11. Burn a Playlist to a CD

    12. Print Playlists and Snazzy CD Covers

  7. Chapter 7 Shop the iTunes Store

    1. Getting to the iTunes Store

    2. Shop the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store

    3. An Overview of the Store's 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. Tips for Dial-Up Music Lovers

    8. Find Music by Genre

    9. Buy a Song or Album

    10. Buy iTunes Plus (Higher Quality) Music

    11. Buy Movies or Videos

    12. Buy Audio Books

    13. Buy iPod Games

    14. Download and Subscribe to Podcasts

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

    16. Publish Your Own Playlists (iMixes)

    17. Other Cool iTunes Store Features

    18. iTunes Gift Certificates: Buy 'Em and Spend 'Em

    19. Other Ways to Send iTunes Gifts

    20. Use iTunes Allowance Accounts

    21. Make an iTunes Wish List

    22. What to Do If Your Download Gets Interrupted

    23. The Purchased Playlist

    24. Set Up Parental Controls for the Store

    25. Authorize Your Computer for iTunes Purchases

    26. Deauthorize Your Computer

    27. Use Your iPod to Copy Purchases to Other Computers

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

  8. Chapter 8 Videos Everywhere

    1. Add Videos to iTunes

    2. Play Videos in iTunes

    3. Transfer Videos to the iPod

    4. Video Formats That Work on the iPod

    5. Play Videos on the Classic and Nano

    6. Play Videos on the iPod Touch

    7. Play YouTube Videos on the iPod Touch

    8. Play iTunes and iPod Videos on Your TV

    9. Burn Your Video Collection to DVD

    10. Use Closed-Captioning on Videos

  9. Chapter 9 Picturing Your Photos on the iPod

    1. What You Need to Put Photos on Your iPod

    2. Get Pictures onto the iPod

    3. Digital Photographer Alert: Storing Full-Quality Photos on the iPod

    4. View Pictures on the iPod Classic or Nano

    5. View Photos (in a Pinch) on Your iPod Touch

    6. Play Slideshows on the iPod

    7. Play Slideshows on a TV

  10. Chapter 10 The iPod as Personal Assistant

    1. Use the iPod as an Address Book

    2. Use the iPod as a Calendar

    3. Track Time: Your iPod as a Stopwatch

    4. Tick-Tock: the iPod as a World Clock

    5. Use Your iPod Classic or Nano as a Portable Hard Drive

    6. Read Text Files on Your iPod

  11. Chapter 11 iPod Touch(ing) the Web

    1. Get Your Wi-Fi Connection

    2. Going on a Safari Tour

    3. Zoom and Scroll Through Web Pages

    4. The Safari Address Bar

    5. Use the Touch Keyboard

    6. Create and Use Safari Bookmarks

    7. Edit and Organize Bookmarks and Folders

    8. Syncing Bookmarks with iTunes

    9. The Safari History List

    10. Tapping Links

    11. Web Programs for iPod Touch

    12. Search the Web

    13. Audio and Video on the Web

    14. Manipulate Multiple Pages

    15. Pop-up Blockers, Cookies, and Security

    16. RSS: The Missing Manual

    17. Find Other Mobile-Friendly Sites

  12. Chapter 12 iPod Out Loud

    1. Checklist: Taking the iPod on the Road

    2. The FM Connection: Playing the iPod Through a Radio's Speakers

    3. Connect the iPod to a Car's Cassette Player

    4. iPod and Serious Car Audio Fans: The Custom Installation

    5. Play the iPod Through Portable Speakers

    6. Find a Power Source for the iPod

    7. Connect the iPod to a Home Entertainment System

    8. Where to Find Cool iPod Stuff

  13. Chapter 13 What to Do When the iPod Isn't Working Right

    1. Apple's Alphabet: The 5 (or 6) 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 Your 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