Ipod and Itunes for Dummies

Ipod and Itunes for Dummies

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* iPod is Apple's breakthrough MP3 music player that weighs less than two CDs, holds 7,500 songs, and has generated tremendous excitement * Since hitting the market in November 2001, the iPod has sold more than one million units, which equates to more than one iPod sold every minute of every day since its introduction * The iTunes music service sold more than five million tracks at ninety--nine cents apiece in its first eight weeks of service * Covers key features of iPod, iTunes, and the iTunes music store, which provides a legal way for consumers to secure downloadable music at an affordable price * Explains how to name your iPod and set preferences, connect and share your iPod, organize your digital jukebox, play music, synchronize your iPod, copy files, burn audio CDs, preview music tracks, search for and download songs from the music store, and more * Appeals to Mac veterans who are seeking more information about downloadable music, as well as to the growing population of new Macintosh and iPod usersshow more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 14.2mm | 303.91g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764544497
  • 9780764544491

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"...all you need to know about using your player and managing music files..."(PC Home, February 2004) "...a new book just on sale revealing the secret on how to get the best from this sleek little gadget..." (Northern Echo, February 2004) "...an invaluable tool to help you get the most out of your iPod..." (Burton Mail, January 2004)show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Setting Up and Acquiring Music. Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your iPod. Chapter 2: Figuring Out the iPod Controls. Chapter 3: Setting Up iTunes. Chapter 4: Buying Music Online from Apple. Chapter 5: Importing Music into iTunes. Chapter 6: Sharing Music (Legally). Part II: Managing Your Music. Chapter 7: Searching, Browsing, and Sorting. Chapter 8: Adding and Editing Song Information. Chapter 9: Organizing Music with Playlists. Chapter 10: Updating Your iPod with iTunes. Chapter 11: Editing on Your iPod. Chapter 12: Gimme Shelter for My Music. Chapter 13: Burning CDs. Part III: Playing Tunes with Your iPod. Chapter 14: Locating and Playing Songs. Chapter 15: Getting Wired for Sound. Chapter 16: Listening Aboard Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. Chapter 17: Playing iPod Songs through a Mac. Part IV: Improving the Sound of Music. Chapter 18: Deciding Your Encoding Format. Chapter 19: Changing Encoders and Encoder Settings. Chapter 20: Equalizing the Sound in iTunes. Chapter 21: Fine-Tuning Sound on Your iPod. Part V: Have iPod, Will Travel. Chapter 22: Managing Life on the Road. Chapter 23: Adding Personal Information. Chapter 24: Using the iPod as a Disk. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Ten Problems and Solutions for Your iPod. Chapter 26: Ten Tips for the Equalizer. Chapter 27: Ten Sources for More iPod Information. Appendix: Enhancing iTunes with Plug-Ins and Add-Ons. Index.show more

About Tony Bove

Tony Bove and Cheryl Rhodes have kicked around the computer industry for decades, editing the influential Inside Report on New Media newsletter and writing for weekly and monthly magazines, including Computer Currents, Nextworld, The Chicago Tribune Sunday Technology Section, and Newmedia. They also co--founded and edited Desktop Publishing/Publish magazine.show more

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