iPod & iTunes For Dummies

Overview

Once you discover all it can do, your iPod will never leave your side. Here's your guide to setting up your iPod, loading it with songs (legally), managing your music files, fiddling with sound quality, even using the alarm, calendar, and games. Plus, you get tips for shopping at Apple's cool iTunes music store!
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Overview

Once you discover all it can do, your iPod will never leave your side. Here's your guide to setting up your iPod, loading it with songs (legally), managing your music files, fiddling with sound quality, even using the alarm, calendar, and games. Plus, you get tips for shopping at Apple's cool iTunes music store!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641988998
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/5/2007
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Bove is a musician and the author of more than two dozen books. Visit his blog at TonyBove.com/blog.

Cheryl Rhodes has coauthored more than a dozen books including iLife All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Setting Up and Acquiring Music 7
Ch. 1 Getting Started with Your iPod 9
Ch. 2 Figuring Out the iPod Controls 17
Ch. 3 Setting Up iTunes 23
Ch. 4 Buying Music Online from Apple 31
Ch. 5 Importing Music into iTunes 37
Ch. 6 Sharing Music (Legally) 45
Pt. II Managing Your Music 51
Ch. 7 Searching, Browsing, and Sorting 53
Ch. 8 Adding and Editing Song Information 59
Ch. 9 Organizing Music with Playlists 67
Ch. 10 Updating Your iPod with iTunes 73
Ch. 11 Editing on Your iPod 83
Ch. 12 Gimme Shelter for My Music 87
Ch. 13 Burning CDs 93
Pt. III Playing Tunes with Your iPod 105
Ch. 14 Locating and Playing Songs 107
Ch. 15 Getting Wired for Sound 115
Ch. 16 Listening Aboard Planes, Trains, and Automobiles 121
Ch. 17 Playing iPod Songs through a Mac 127
Pt. IV Improving the Sound of Music 131
Ch. 18 Deciding Your Encoding Format 133
Ch. 19 Changing Encoders and Encoder Settings 141
Ch. 20 Equalizing the Sound in iTunes 151
Ch. 21 Fine-Tuning Sound on Your iPod 159
Pt. V Have iPod, Will Travel 163
Ch. 22 Managing Life on the Road 165
Ch. 23 Adding Personal Information 171
Ch. 24 Using the iPod as a Disk 179
Pt. VI The Part of Tens 187
Ch. 25 Ten Problems and Solutions for Your iPod 189
Ch. 26 Ten Tips for the Equalizer 195
Ch. 27 Ten Sources for More iPod Information 199
App Enhancing iTunes with Plug-Ins and Add-Ons 203
Index 209
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