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 Nano

    2. Meet the iPod Touch

    3. Meet the iPod Classic

    4. Meet the iPod Shuffle

    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 Nano or Classic: The Quick Way

    9. Manually Load the iPod Nano or Classic

    10. Fill Up Any iPod Quickly

    11. Manually Load Your iPod Shuffle

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

    13. Manually Load Your iPod Touch

    14. Disconnect Your iPod from Your Computer

    15. Charge Your iPod the First Time

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

    15. Jump Around Within Songs and Videos

    16. Adjust the iPod's Volume

    17. Charge Your iPod Without Your Computer

    18. Play FM Radio on the iPod Nano

    19. Play Games on an iPod

    20. Some Idiot Set the iPod Menus to Greek

    21. Lock Up Your Pod

  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. Set Up and Check Your Mail

    9. Fancier Fingerwork for the iPod Touch

    10. Cut and Paste By Touch

    11. Customize Your Touch Menus

    12. Cover Flow in Motion

    13. The Now Playing Screen: The Basics

    14. The Now Playing Screen: Song Maneuvers

    15. Install (and Uninstall) New Apps

    16. Manage Apps in iTunes

  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 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 Music 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 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. 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 Playlists

    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. Getting to the iTunes Store

    2. Shop the iTunes Wi-Fi 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. Adjust Your Store Preferences

    8. Find Music by Genre

    9. Buy a Song or Album

    10. Buy Movies or TV Shows

    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. iTunes LPs

    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. Set Up Parental Controls for the Store

    24. Play iTunes Purchases on Multiple Computers

    25. Deauthorize Your Computer

    26. Use Your iPod to Copy Purchases to Other Computers

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

    28. Buy Songs from Other Music Stores

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

    1. Add 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 Nano or Classic

    6. Shoot Video on the iPod Nano

    7. Play Videos on the iPod Touch

    8. YouTube Videos on the iPod Touch

    9. Play iTunes and iPod Videos on Your TV

  9. Chapter 9 Picturing Your Photos on the iPod

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

    2. Get Pictures onto Your iPod

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

    4. View Photos on the iPod Classic or Nano

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

    6. Play Slideshows on Your iPod

    7. Play Slideshows on Your TV

  10. Chapter 10 The iPod as Personal Assistant

    1. iPod as an Address Book

    2. The iPod as Calendar

    3. Track Time: iPod as a Stopwatch

    4. Count Steps: iPod Nano as Pedometer

    5. Voice Memos: iPod as Audio Recorder

    6. Tick-Tock: iPod as a World Clock

    7. iPod as a Portable Hard Drive

    8. Read Text Files on Your 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

    19. Use MobileMe to Keep Data in Sync

  12. Chapter 12 iPod Out Loud

    1. Taking Your iPod on the Road

    2. Connect the iPod to a Home Entertainment System

    3. iPod Speaker Systems

    4. Stream iTunes Music with AirPort Express

    5. Find a Power Source for Your iPod

    6. 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 "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