IPod and ITunes for Dummies

Author(s): Tony Bove


Shows new iPod users how to get started with an iPod and iTunes, covering everything from downloading songs and creating playlists to burning CDs, fine-tuning sound, maintaining battery life, and synchronizing information. This book covers the new iPod Shuffle, podcasting, and cool third-party accessories.


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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. Tony and Cheryl have written over a dozen books on computing, desktop publishing, and multimedia, including iLife All--in--One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley), The Art of Desktop Publishing (Bantam), and a series of books about Macromedia Director, Adobe Illustrator, and PageMaker. Tony has also worked as a director of enterprise marketing for a large software company, and as a communications director and technical publications manager. Cheryl recently founded and served as director of a charter school and has worked as a professional courseware designer and an instructor in computer courses at elementary and high schools. Tracing the personal computer revolution back to the Sixties counterculture, Tony and Cheryl produced a CD--ROM interactive documentary in 1996, Haight--Ashbury in the Sixties (featuring music from the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and the Jefferson Airplane). They also developed the Rockument music site, www.rockument.com, with commentary and radio programs focused on rock music history. As a founding member of the Flying Other Brothers (www.flyingotherbros.com), Tony has performed with Hall--of--Fame rock musicians and uses his iPod to store extensive concert recordings.

Introduction. Part I: Setting Up and Acquiring Music. Chapter 1: Firing Up Your iPod. Chapter 2: Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod. Chapter 3: Getting Started with iTunes. Chapter 4: Shopping at the iTunes Music Store. Chapter 5: Importing Music into iTunes. Chapter 6: Sharing Music sans a Lawyer. Part II: Managing Your Music. Chapter 7: Searching, Browsing, and Sorting in iTunes. Chapter 8: Adding and Editing Song Information in iTunes. Chapter 9: Organizing Music with Playlists. Chapter 10: Updating Your iPod with iTunes. Chapter 11: Gimme Shelter for My Music. Chapter 12: Feeling the iTunes Burn. Part III: Playing Music. Chapter 13: Playing Your iPod. Chapter 14: Getting Wired for Sound. Chapter 15: Listening While on the Move. Chapter 16: Spinning Tunes Like a DJ. Part IV: Using Advanced Techniques. Chapter 17: Decoding Encoding. Chapter 18: Changing Encoders and Encoder Settings. Chapter 19: Fine--Tuning the Sound. Chapter 20: Recording and Editing Sound. Chapter 21: Enhancing Your Music Library. Part V: Have iPod, Will Travel. Chapter 22: Sleeping with Your iPod. Chapter 23: Using the iPod as a Hard Drive. Chapter 24: Transferring and Viewing Photos. Chapter 25: Getting Personal. Chapter 26: Synchronizing Information with Your iPod. Chapter 27: Updating and Troubleshooting. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 28: Ten iPod Solutions. Chapter 29: Eleven Tips for the Equalizer.5 Index. Bonus Chapter 1: Making Your MusicMatch. Bonus Chapter 2: Putting a Dime in the MusicMatch Jukebox. Bonus Chapter 3: Managing the MusicMatch Jukebox Library. Bonus Chapter 4: Twelve Web Sources for More iPod Information.

General Fields

  • : 9780471747390
  • : wiley
  • : wiley
  • : October 2005
  • : 233mm X 187mm X 24mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tony Bove
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : 006.5
  • : 408
  • : Illustrations