Sams Teach Yourself iTunes Match in 10 Minutes [NOOK Book]

Overview

Sams Teach Yourself iTunes Match in 10 Minutes is a quick reference guide to using Apple's iTunes Match service. This book explains all the varied features of the service, including essential details such as signing up, upgrading your entire library, understanding various iTunes Match settings, getting around the 25,000 song limit, using the service with Apple TV, troubleshooting problems, using it with iOS devices, and plenty more. Each topic is covered in short, easy to understand chapters that help you quickly...
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Sams Teach Yourself iTunes Match in 10 Minutes

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Overview

Sams Teach Yourself iTunes Match in 10 Minutes is a quick reference guide to using Apple's iTunes Match service. This book explains all the varied features of the service, including essential details such as signing up, upgrading your entire library, understanding various iTunes Match settings, getting around the 25,000 song limit, using the service with Apple TV, troubleshooting problems, using it with iOS devices, and plenty more. Each topic is covered in short, easy to understand chapters that help you quickly and easily use the service to its full potential, resulting in higher-quality music, endless hours of streaming, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133056853
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 4/4/2012
  • Series: Sams Teach Yourself -- Minutes
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 112
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Lex Friedman started programming on a Commodore 64 and a Kaypro as a kid, and his love affair with technology hasn't waned in the decades since. Lex co-founded the Internet company The Daily Plate, which later became part of livestrong.com. Lex was once a staff writer for TidBITS, and currently holds that same role with Macworld, a publication he's written for since 2009.

Lex lives in New Jersey with his wife Lauren and his three impressively delightful children.

Lex is also the co-author of The Snuggie Sutra (2010, St. Martin's Press). His next humor book is due out in the fall of 2012.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Getting Started with iTunes Match

What Is iTunes Match?

Signing Up for iTunes Match

Purchasing and Setting Up iTunes Match

Other Cloud-Related iTunes Services

Summary

2 Upgrading Your iTunes Library and Fine-Tuning Your Matches

Upgrading Your Matched Tracks

Getting More Tracks to Match

Summary

3 How to Work Around iTunes Match’s 25,000 Song Limit

Limits Were Made to Be Broken

Summary

4 Removing Personalization from Your Upgraded Library

DRM-Free

Removing Personal Data

Other Options

Summary

5 iTunes Match on iOS: The Basics

iOS Integration: An iTunes Match Killer Feature

How iTunes Match Works on iOS

Using iTunes Match on iOS

Everything But the Kitchen Sync

Summary

6 iTunes Match on iOS: Advanced

Pre-Sweetening

Monitoring Usage and Deleting Your Cached Music

The iOS Accessory Catch

Summary

7 Accessing iTunes Match on Your Mac or PC

Why Use iTunes Match on a Second Computer

How to Do It

Summary

8 iTunes Match and the Apple TV

What Is the Apple TV?

How Can Apple TV Access Your Music?

Why Bother with iTunes Match?

How to Use iTunes Match on the Apple TV

Summary

9 iTunes Match Restrictions

You Get What You Pay For

Playlist Limitation

What a Difference Three Months Make

Other Limitations

Summary

10 Dealing with iTunes Match Track Errors

The Problem

The Solution

Summary

11 Dealing with iTunes Match Playback Problems

The Problem

The Solution(s)

Playback Issues on a Mac or PC

Summary

12 Music Linked to Multiple Apple IDs

Authorized Tracks

A Now-Familiar Routine

Summary

13 Audiobooks and iTunes Match

Audiobooks Don't Automatically Match

Force-Matching Audiobooks

Summary

14 Advanced iTunes Match Tips

An Upgraded Downgrade

A Space-Saving Trick

How to Get Genius Playlists with iTunes Match Enabled on iOS

Summary

15 Should You Renew?

The Decision

You Don’t Lose It All If You Don’t Renew

What You Lose If You Don’t Renew

How to Decide If You Should Renew iTunes Match

Summary

16 Helpful Smart Playlists

Recently Added Smart Playlist

Forgotten Favorites Smart Playlist

Least Often Played Smart Playlist

Not Rated Smart Playlist

Creating Smart Playlists for Songs You Don’t Like

Summary

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