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 Shuffle

    3. Meet the iPod Nano

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

    9. Manually Load the iPod Classic or Nano

    10. Get Songs on the iPod Shuffle Quickly

    11. Manually Load the iPod Shuffle

    12. Get Stuff on the iPod Touch: The Quick Way

    13. Manually Load the iPod Touch

    14. Disconnect the iPod from Your Computer

    15. Charge the iPod the First Time

    16. Control the iPod Classic or Nanowith 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. Search for Songs on the iPod

    15. Jump Around Within Songs and Videos

    16. Adjust the iPod's Volume

    17. Charge the iPod Without the Computer

    18. Play Games on an iPod

    19. Some Idiot Set the iPod Menus to Greek

    20. 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. The Now Playing Screen: The Basics

    12. The Now Playing Screen: Song Maneuvers

    13. Install (and Uninstall) New Apps

    14. Set Up and Check Your Mail

  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. Three Ways to Browse Your Collection

    7. Get a Birds-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 Music

    4. Change a Song's File Format

    5. Even Out Your Songs' Volume Level

    6. Set Up Multiple iTunes Libraries

    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. Fetch Missing Album Covers

    13. Replace Album Covers 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 the iPod

    21. Where iTunes Stores Your Files

    22. Move the iTunes Music Folder to an External Drive

    23. Copy Your Music From iPod to iTunes

    24. 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 a Genius Playlist in iTunes

    8. Make a Genius Playlist on the iPod

    9. Make Playlist Folders

    10. Smart Playlists: Another Way for iTunes to Assemble Your Playlists

    11. Party Shuffle: When You Want to Play DJ

    12. Three Kinds of Discs You Can Create with iTunes

    13. Burn a Playlist to a CD

    14. 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. A Tip for Dial-Up Music Lovers

    8. Find Music by Genre

    9. Buy a Song or Album

    10. Buy Movies or Videos

    11. Buy Audio Books

    12. Buy iPod Games

    13. Buy iPod Touch Apps

    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. 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. Play iTunes Purchases on Multiple Computers

    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

    29. Buy Songs from Other Music Stores

  8. Chapter 8 It's Showtime: Playing Videos

    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. YouTube Videos on the iPod Touch

    8. Play iTunes and iPod Videos on Your TV

    9. Back Up Your Video Collection to DVD

    10. Closed Captioning on Videos

  9. Chapter 9 Picturing Your Photos on the iPod

    1. Setting Up: Get Ready to Put Photos on the iPod

    2. Get Pictures onto the iPod

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

    4. View Photos 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. iPod as an Address Book

    2. iPod as a Calendar

    3. Track Time: iPod as a Stopwatch

    4. Tick-Tock: iPod as a World Clock

    5. iPod as a Portable Hard Drive

    6. Read Text Files on the iPod

  11. Chapter 11 Surfing the Web with iPod Touch

    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. Mapping Your Way with Wi-Fi

    12. Search the Web

    13. Audio and Video on the Web

    14. Social Networking on the iPod Touch

    15. Manipulate Multiple Pages

    16. Pop-up Blockers, Cookies, and Security

    17. RSS: The Missing Manual

    18. Find Other Mobile-Friendly Sites

  12. Chapter 12 iPod Out Loud

    1. Checklist: Taking the iPod on the Road

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

    3. Serious Car Audio Fans: The Custom Installation

    4. Play the iPod Through Portable Speakers

    5. Play the iPod In Many Rooms at Once

    6. Connect the iPod to a Home Entertainment System

    7. Stream iTunes Music with Airport Express

    8. Find a Power Source for the iPod

    9. 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) R's 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