The Ultimate Digital Music Guide

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Que Publishing, 2012 - Computers - 571 pages
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Everything You Need to Know about Digital Music!

Your hard-core, up-to-the-minute, how-to guide

Download, rip, store, organize, play, stream–anything, anywhere

Seriously into digital music? Best-selling how-to author, serious audiophile, and eclectic music-lover Michael Miller will help you get all the digital tunes you want, whenever and wherever you want them! Miller guides you through today's best new options, from iTunes to Spotify…helps you make the most of social music, Internet radio, and cloud music services…even shows how to transform your home into a digital music paradise. This book is packed with practical answers, easy step-by-step instructions, insider tips, great ideas, and new music sources you never knew existed!

For everyone who's passionate about music!

• Discover brand-new digital music services, sites, and devices that fit your lifestyle

• Find great new music on iTunes, Amazon, and sites you've never heard of

• Get the truth about piracy, file sharing, and copyright

• Find huge amounts of legally free music

• Rip, store, and organize: Build your perfect music library

• Determine the best audio file format and compression rate for your collection

• Create simply amazing playlists

• Stream songs anywhere, with Spotify, Pandora, Internet radio, and the cloud

• Get great sound from your iPod or iPhone on your home audio system

• Build a whole-house digital audio system, the easy way

• Choose your best next media player (Apple or otherwise)

• Find and share tunes on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and beyond


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I was looking for an Australian supplier to buy a copy, and felt compelled to comment when I got to this site. I'm 75 years of age, reasonably tech savvy, and found this book to be a goldmine for people my age. It's easy to understand and a very clear document. Michael Miller is a very empathetic writer. David Callachor. Now to find it. 


Understanding Digital Music
Downloading Music
Managing Your Music
Streaming Music
Playing Your MusicAt Home
Playing Your MusicOn the Go
Sharing Your Music
Discovering New Music

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MICHAEL MILLER has written 100+ non-fiction how-to books, establishing a worldwide reputation for clearly explaining technical subjects to non-technical readers, and for offering exceptionally useful real-world advice on complex topics. A longtime musician and unwavering audiophile who owns an immense music collection (26,000+ tracks and growing), his many books on music include The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory and The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Music Business. His recent technology books include The Ultimate Web Marketing Guide and Facebook for Grown-Ups.

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