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By Brad Miser

Since the inception of iTunes, the iPod (the best-selling transportable electronic tune player), and iTunes song shop (Time magazine's Invention of the 12 months for 2003), Apple has taken the realm of electronic track through typhoon. The Absolute Beginner's consultant to iPod and iTunes, 3rd variation, offers all of the details that tune and media enthusiasts have to get the main out of those extraordinary electronic units and instruments. From the fundamentals of hearing audio CDs to complicated customization of tune on an iPod, this ebook equips even those that have by no means explored electronic audio to grasp their electronic track through the use of those extraordinary instruments. The ebook covers either home windows and Macintosh systems to arrive the broadest attainable viewers. The e-book is geared up into significant components, with each one concentrating on a component of the iPod, and iTunes and eventually a 3rd half concentrating on the iTunes song shop. alongside the best way, it explains how all of those instruments interact and indicates readers how one can get the main from them. It progresses from very simple themes in a logical demeanour to steer even absolute rookies at the route to musical mastery.

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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

Part I The iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

1 traveling the iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

2 Getting began with an iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

3 Controlling an iPod or iPod nano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

4 hearing track on an iPod or iPod nano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

5 hearing song on an iPod shuffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

6 construction an iPod’s tune Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73

7 utilizing an iPod to hear and Watch Podcasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

8 utilizing an iPod to hear Audiobooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

9 utilizing an iPod to shop and consider photographs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

10 utilizing an iPod to observe movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143

11 Taking the iPod additional . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

12 Configuring an iPod to fit your personal tastes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177

13 retaining an iPod and fixing difficulties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193

Part II iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .В 209

14 traveling iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211

15 Getting began with iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221

16 hearing Audio CDs and net Audio with iTunes . . . . . . . . . . 231

17 development, searching, looking out, and enjoying Your iTunes

Music Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

18 Labeling, Categorizing, and Configuring Your tune . . . . . . . . . . . . 279

19 growing, Configuring, and utilizing Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303

20 Subscribing to and hearing Podcasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329

21 operating with iTunes Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345

22 Burning your personal CDs or DVDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361

23 Sharing iTunes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377

24 preserving iTunes and fixing difficulties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395

Part III The iTunes shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .В 409

25 traveling the iTunes shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411

26 Configuring iTunes for the iTunes shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419

27 purchasing within the iTunes shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435

28 operating with bought content material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 459

29 fixing iTunes shop difficulties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 473

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 479

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To use a button around the edge of the Click Wheel, you simply press down on its icon on the wheel. The button will click and the action it represents will happen. CHAPTER 3 CONTROLLING AN IPOD OR IPOD NANO 37 Because there isn’t a clear delineation between locations on the wheel, you don’t have to be precise when you press a button. Press down close to the button’s icon on the wheel, and you will likely get the expected action. When a song is playing and the Now Playing screen is displayed, you control the iPod’s volume by sliding a finger or thumb on the Click Wheel clockwise to increase the volume or counterclockwise to decrease it.

Click Next. You’ll see the Keep iTunes Music Folder Organized dialog box. 22. Check the Yes, keep my iTunes Music Folder organized radio button. This setting causes iTunes to consistently name and organize your music files. Unless you have a specific reason not to allow this, I recommend you let iTunes do this for you. Click Next. You’ll see the Download Album Artwork dialog box. 23. Click Next. ) You’ll see the iTunes Store dialog box. 24. Check the No, take me to my iTunes Library radio button and click Finish.

In fact, iPods are so popular that they have become part of the culture too, with terms like pod and podcast being part of the everyday lingo many people use. And with continuous improvements in features and a variety of models from which to choose, the iPod won’t be slowing down any time soon. 1 10 ABSOLUTE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO IPOD & ITUNES The Apple iPod: A Lot of Hype or Really Hip? So, what’s the iPod all about? It’s about being able to take your entire music collection with you and listen to anything you want when you want to listen to it.

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