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My iPod touch

Author: Brad Miser
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, ©2010.
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Presents an introduction to the features and functions of the iPod Touch, covering such topics as personalization, using iTunes, using Safari to access the Internet, downloading apps, and troubleshooting.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Miser
ISBN: 9780789742391 078974239X
OCLC Number: 318421003
Notes: Includes index.
"Covers OS 3.0"--Cover.
Description: xii, 417 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your iPod touch 3Touring Your iPod touch 4 Getting to Know the iPod touch's External Features 4 Knowing Why It's Called a Multi-Touch Interface 5Preparing iTunes 19 Downloading and Installing iTunes on a Windows PC 20 Updating iTunes 21 Obtaining and Signing In to an iTunes Store 22Preparing MobileMe 24 Obtaining a MobileMe Account 24 Configuring MobileMe on a Windows PC 25 Configuring MobileMe on a Mac 28 Managing MobileMe Syncs 29Using This Book 30 Chapter 2 Connecting to the Internet, Bluetooth Devices, and iPods/iPhones 35Connecting an iPod touch to the Internet 36 Connecting to an Open Network 36 Connecting to a Commercial Network 42 Connecting to a Closed Network 43 Changing Networks 45 Forgetting Networks 46Connecting to Other Devices Using Bluetooth 48Connecting to Other iPod touches and iPhones 50 Using an Application with Peer-to-Peer Networking by Default 51 Configuring an Application to Use Peer-to-Peer Networking 52 Chapter 3 Moving Audio, Video, and Photos onto Your iPod touch 55Using iTunes to Add Audio and Video Content to the iPod touch 56 Importing Audio CDs to the iTunes Library 56 Purchasing Audio and Video from the iTunes Store 59 Renting Movies from the iTunes Store 62 Subscribing to Podcasts in the iTunes Store 64 Building Music Playlists 66 Building Smart Playlists 68 Moving Audio and Video from the iTunes Library onto an iPod touch 71Using iTunes to Add Photos to Your iPod touch 77 Moving Photos from a Windows PC onto iPod touch 77 Moving Photos from a Mac to iPod touch 79Using the iTunes iPod touch Application to Add Content to an iPod touch 81 Chapter 4 Configuring and Synchronizing Information on an iPod touch 87Syncing Information with iTunes 88 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Macs 88 Using iTunes to Sync Information on Windows PCs 94Syncing Information with MobileMe 99Syncing Information with Exchange 104 Chapter 5 Listening to Music, Podcasts, and Other Audio 107Finding and Listening to Music 107 Using the Cover Flow Browser to Find and Play Music 108 Using Playlists to Find Music 111 Using Artists to Find Music 113 Using the More Menu to Find Music 117 Searching for Music 118 Using Genius to Find Music 119 Finding Music by Shuffling 123 Playing Music 124Controlling Audio Content with the iPod Control Bar 127 Configure the iPod Control Bar 127 Use the iPod Control Bar 128Finding and Listening to Podcasts 129Customizing Your iPod touch for Music 131 Configuring iPod touch's Music Toolbar 132 Configuring iPod touch's Music Settings 133Bonus Web Task: Using the Songs Tool to Find MusicBonus Web Task: Using Albums to Find MusicBonus Web Task: Building and Editing an On-The-Go Playlist Chapter 6 Watching Movies, TV Shows, and Other Video 139Finding and Watching Video 139 Finding Video 140 Watching Rented Movies 144 Watching Video Podcasts 146 Deleting Video 147Configuring iPod touch's Video Settings 148 Chapter 7 Surfing the Web 151Configuring Safari Settings 152Browsing the Web on an iPod touch 158 Moving to Websites via Bookmarks 158 Moving to Websites by Typing a URL 160 Viewing Websites 163 Searching the Web 165 Returning to Previous Websites 166 Saving and Organizing Bookmarks 169 Creating a Bookmark on the Home Screen 176 Emailing a Link to a Webpage 178 Completing Web Forms 179 Signing In Automatically 181 Opening and Managing Multiple Webpages at the Same Time 182 Chapter 8 Managing Contacts 187Configuring How Contacts Are Displayed on an iPod touch 187Creating New Contacts While Using an iPod touch 189 Creating a Contact from an Email 190 Creating a Contact from a Map 192 Creating Contacts on an iPod touch Manually 193Using Contacts on an iPod touch 201 Using the Contacts Application 201 Using Contacts Information in Other Applications 202Changing or Deleting Contacts 204 Changing, Adding, or Removing Information for an Existing Contact Manually 204 Adding Information to an Existing Contact While Using iPod touch 206 Deleting Contacts Manually 207 Chapter 9 Emailing 209Configuring Email Accounts on an iPod touch 210 Configuring Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, or AOL Email Accounts on an iPod touch Manually 211 Configuring Exchange Email Accounts on an iPod touch Manually 213 Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPod touch Manually 217 Performing Advanced Configuration of Email Accounts on an iPod touch 219Configuring General Email Settings 225 Configuring How Email Is Retrieved 225 Configuring Global Email Settings 228Managing Email Accounts 233 Changing Email Account Configurations 233 Deleting Email Accounts 234Working with Email 235 Receiving and Reading Email 235 Sending Email 241 Replying to Email 246 Forwarding Email 248 Managing Email 250Bonus Web Task: Configuring Other Email Accounts on an iPod touch Manually Chapter 10 Managing Calendars and Time 261Configuring an iPod touch's Calendar, Date, and Time Settings 261Working with Calendars 270 Viewing Calendars 271 Adding Events to a Calendar Manually 275 Adding Events to the Calendar by Accepting Invitations 284 Working with Event Alarms 287Using an iPod touch as a Clock 287 Telling Time with an iPod touch 287 Using the Clock Application 288Bonus Web Task: Using an iPod touch as a StopwatchBonus Web Task: Using an iPod touch as a Timer Chapter 11 Storing, Viewing, and Sharing Photos 299Moving Photos onto your iPod touch 299Setting Slideshow Preferences 300Viewing Photos on Your iPod touch 302 Viewing Photos Individually 303 Viewing Slideshows 306 Deleting Photos from Your iPod touch 308Working with Photos on Your iPod touch 310 Using a Photo as Wallpaper 310 Emailing Photos 312 Assigning a Photo to a Contact 313 Sending Photos to MobileMe 315Moving Photos from Your iPod touch to a Computer 317 Moving Photos from your iPod touch to a Windows PC 317 Moving Photos from Your iPod touch to a Mac 19 Chapter 12 Using Maps and Other Preinstalled Applications 321Watching Stocks 322 Configuring the Stocks Application 322 Tracking Stocks 325Finding Your Way with Maps 328 Finding a Location by Searching 329 Using Bookmarks, Recents, or Contacts to Find a Location 331 Working with Maps 332 Getting Directions 335Watching the Weather 337 Choosing Weather Locations 337 Viewing Weather Information 339Bonus Web Task: Watching YouTube Videos Chapter 13 Installing and Maintaining iPod touch Applications 343Using iTunes to Find and Install iPod touch Applications 344 Downloading Applications from the iTunes Store 344 Moving Applications from Your iTunes Library onto iPod touch 347Using the App Store to Find and Install iPod touch Applications 348Using iPod touch Applications You Install 354Maintaining iPod touch Applications 355Removing Applications from an iPod touch 359 Chapter 14 Customizing an iPod touch 363Customizing Your Home Screens 364Accessing iPod touch Settings 367Configuring General Sound Settings 367Setting Screen Brightness 369Setting Wallpaper 370Configuring Other General Settings 372 Getting Information about an iPod touch 372 Configuring Location Services 373 Securing Your iPod touch 373 Configuring Home Button and Search Options 382 Configuring the Keyboard 383 Setting International Options 384 Resetting an iPod touch 386 Chapter 15 Maintaining an iPod touch and Solving Problems 389Maintaining an iPod touch 389 Maintaining iTunes 390 Maintaining an iPod touch's Software 392 Maintaining an iPod touch's Power 393 Cleaning an iPod touch's Screen 397Solving iPod touch Problems 398 Restarting an iPod touch 398 Restarting the Computer and iTunes 399 Resetting an iPod touch 399 Restoring an iPod touch 401 Reinstalling iTunes 404 Getting Help with an iPod touch Problems 405 Index 406
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Filled with full-color, step-by-step tasks that walk users through getting their iPod touch working just the way they want, this guide explains how to connect an iPod touch to Wi-Fi networks and the  Read more...


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Great for non-techies

by drhema (WorldCat user published 2010-12-17) Good Permalink

I found this book at the local B&N and picked it up for my mother. It is the perfect step-by-step book for beginners. It offers full color photos and descriptions for just about anything you can do with the iPod Touch. It's easy to understand and offers a high quality resource at a great...
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Very Helpful Book iPod Touch

by cybermondayipod (WorldCat user published 2010-11-06) Excellent Permalink

Very Helpful

Found this to be very helpful, has answered many of my questions and taught me how to use my IPOD touch to the fullest potential.

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Great Book Good Book

by ipodtouchuser (WorldCat user published 2010-11-03) Very Good Permalink

A very helpful book to accompany my 1st I Touch. Very little if any instructions are provided by APPLE with the I Touch, another marketing blunder on APPLE's part. I recommend this book as a needed guide.

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