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 iPod Menus
    2. Chapter 2 The iPod Sync Connection

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

      1. Meet the iPod Shuffle
      2. Using the iPod Shuffle
      3. Deleting Songs from the iPod Shuffle
      4. Using the Shuffle as a USB Flash Drive
  2. iPod: The Software

    1. Chapter 4 Digital Audio Formats

      1. Introduction to Digital Audio
      2. Compressed Audio Formats
      3. Other Podworthy File Formats
      4. Bit Rates
    2. Chapter 5 iTunes for Macintosh and Windows

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

      1. Watching Video
      2. Displaying Photos
      3. Listening to Audio Books
      4. Podcasting
    4. Chapter 7 The iTunes Music Store

      1. Welcome to the Music Store
      2. A Store Tour
      3. Searching and Shopping
      4. What to Do with Purchased Content
      5. Music Store Billing
  3. Beyond the Music

    1. Chapter 8 iPod Games and Other Extras

      1. Games
      2. Clock
      3. Stopwatch
      4. Screen Lock
      5. Notes
    2. Chapter 9 The iPod as External 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
    3. Chapter 10 Connecting the iPod

      1. Connecting the iPod to a Stereo System
      2. Using iTunes with AirPort Express
      3. Connecting the iPod to a Car Stereo
  4. Extreme iPodding

    1. Chapter 11 Hot Hacks and Cool Tools

      1. The AppleScripted iPod
      2. More Mac Shareware
      3. Software for Mac and Windows
      4. More Windows Shareware
      5. Recording Your Own Podcasts
    2. Chapter 12 Troubleshooting

      1. Apple’s Alphabet: The 5 R’s of iPod Repair
      2. The iPod’s Self-Help Modes
      3. iPod Hardware Problems
      4. Troubleshooting the iPod Shuffle
      5. Headphone and Remote Problems
      6. Problems with Song Quality
      7. iTunes Blues
      8. Problems with the iTunes Music Store
      9. Software Updates for iTunes
      10. iPod Software Updates
      11. Where to Get Help Online
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix iTunes, Menu by Menu

      1. File Menu
      2. Edit Menu
      3. Controls Menu
      4. Visualizer
      5. Advanced
      6. Window Menu (Macintosh Only)
      7. Help Menu
      8. Keyboard Shortcuts for iTunes 6
    2. Appendix iPod As Organizer

      1. Introduction to the iPod Address Book
      2. Importing Contacts with iTunes
      3. Copying Contacts from Other Programs
      4. Manually Deleting Contacts
      5. The iPod’s Address Book Settings
      6. The iPod as Calendar Keeper
      7. Calendar Formats for the iPod
      8. Using iSync on the Mac
      9. Copying Calendars from Other Programs
      10. Inspecting the Calendar on Your iPod
      11. Other Organizer Shareware
    3. Appendix iStuff: Gadgets for Your iPod

      1. Where to Shop
      2. Cases
      3. Shufflin’ Off to the Shuffle Store
      4. iPod Extenders
      5. Power Adapters
      6. Battery Boosters
      7. Speakers for the iPod
    4. Appendix iPod as eBook Reader and Newsstand

      1. Shareware for Macintosh OS X
      2. Shareware for Windows
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