Taking your iPod touch to the Max, iOS 5 Edition

Taking your iPod touch to the Max, iOS 5 Edition

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by Michael Grothaus, Erica Sadun
     
 

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Unleash your iPod touch and take it to the limit using secret tips and techniques. Fast and fun to read, Taking Your iPod touch 5to the Max will help you get the most out of iOS 5 on your iPod touch.

You’ll find all the best undocumented tricks, as well as the most efficient and enjoyable introduction to the iPod touch available. Starting with

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Overview

Unleash your iPod touch and take it to the limit using secret tips and techniques. Fast and fun to read, Taking Your iPod touch 5to the Max will help you get the most out of iOS 5 on your iPod touch.

You’ll find all the best undocumented tricks, as well as the most efficient and enjoyable introduction to the iPod touch available. Starting with the basics, you’ll quickly move on to discover the iPod touch's hidden potential, like how to connect to a TV and get contract-free VoIP.

From e-mail and surfing the Web, to using iTunes, iBooks, games, photos, ripping DVDs and getting free VoIP with Skype or FaceTime—whether you have a new iPod touch, or an older iPod touch with iOS 5, you'llfind it all in this book. You’ll even learn tips on where to get the best and cheapest iPod touch accessories. Get ready to take iPod touch to the max!

What you’ll learn

  • How to get your music, videos, and data onto your iPod touch
  • How to manage your media
  • Tips for shopping in the App Store and iTunes Store
  • Getting the most out of iBooks
  • Using Mail on your iPod touch
  • Keeping in touch with FaceTime


Who this book is for

Anyone who wants to get the most out of their iPod touch 5.

Table of Contents

  1. Bringing Home the iPod touch
  2. Putting Your Data and Media on the iPod touch
  3. Interacting with Your iPod touch
  4. Browsing with Wi-fi and Safari
  5. Touching Photos and Videos
  6. Touching Your Music
  7. Shopping at the iTunes Store
  8. Shopping at the App Store
  9. Reading and Buying Books with iBooks
  10. Setting Up and Using Mail
  11. Staying on Time and Getting There
  12. Using your Desk Set
  13. Photographing and Recording the World Around You
  14. Video Calling with FaceTime
  15. Customizing Your iPod touch


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430237327
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Edition description:
3rd ed. 2011
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Grothaus is an American novelist and journalist living in London. He was first introduced to Apple computers in film school and went on to use them for years to create award-winning films. After discovering many of Hollywood s dirty little secrets while working for 20th Century Fox, he left and spent five years with Apple as a consultant. Since then, he s moved to Europe and written his first novel. Currently, Michael is a staff writer for AOL's popular tech news site TUAW.com, where he regularly interviews tech CEOs and writes about all things Mac. He is also the coauthor of Apress Taking Your iPad to the Max and Taking Your iPod touch to the Max, Second Edition. When not writing, he spends his time traveling Europe, northern Africa, and Asia. Epiphany Jones, a novel about trafficking and America s addiction to celebrity, is his latest book. You can contact him at MichaelGrothaus.com.

Erica Sadun holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has written, co-written, and contributed to almost two dozen books about technology, particularly in the areas of programming, digital video, and digital photography. An unrepentant geek, Sadun has never met a gadget she didn't need. Her checkered past includes run-ins with NeXT, Newton, and a vast myriad of both successful and unsuccessful technologies. When not writing, she and her geek husband parent three adorable geeks-in-training, who regard their parents with restrained bemusement. Eight Ways to Get the Most out of Your Zune, the O'Reilly shortcut, and Modding Mac OS X, also from O'Reilly, are her latest books. She also wrote Taking Your iPhone to the Max.

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