iPod touch For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 8, 2011 - Computers - 288 pages
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The ultimate beginner guide to the iPod touch, now updated and in full-color!

Part media player, portable game console, and breakthrough Internet device, you could say that the iPod touch is one ideal gadget. With this new, full-color edition, bestselling For Dummies author Tony Bove walks you through powering up your iPod touch, personalizing it, establishing a Wi-Fi connection, and synchronizing your data. You'll also explore how to surf the web, rent movies, buy songs, send and receive e-mail, get directions, check stocks, organize photos, watch videos, keep a calendar, and much more. Plus, you'll learn about the new features of iOS 5 and how to access hundreds of thousands of apps that help you do even more with your iPod touch.

  • Covers powering up your iPod touch, getting comfortable with the multitouch interface, personalizing your iPod touch, and establishing a Wi-Fi connection
  • Walks you through the basics of the iTunes store so you can buy, download, and play music, TV shows, podcasts, movies, and more
  • Demonstrates how to synchronize your data, work with the calendar, organize and share photos, browse the Internet, send and receive e-mail, read e-books, and get directions
  • Helps you use your iPod touch to stay connected with social media sites like Facebook and Twitter
  • Explains how to video chat with FaceTime, sync with iCloud, and use the new iOS 5 features
  • Guides you through resetting, updating, restoring, and troubleshooting your iPod touch

Fully revised for iOS 5 and the latest iPod touch models, iPod touch For Dummies, 3rd Edition puts you totally in charge of your iPod touch!


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Table of Contents
Staying in Touch and UptoDate
Powering Your iPod touch
Recharging your battery
Putting Your Finger On
Tapping the apps from Apple
Multitasking your apps
Tickling the Keyboard
Controlling Song Playback
Creating and Editing Playlists on Your iPod touch
Adjusting and Limiting the Volume
Tapping Videos Books and Podcasts
Bookmarking and sharing
Pocketing Your Pictures
On with the Slideshow
Go URL own

Clocking Locking and Personalizing
Setting the Passcode for Your Lock
Location location location
Exploring iTunes and the Online Store
Shopping at the iTunes Store
Going Online with Your iPod touch
Syncing Your Content and Apps
Sizing up your syncing
Manually Managing Music and Videos
Syncing Your Day in the Life
Setting up on a
Setting Up Mail Accounts on Your iPod touch
Bringing It All Back Home
Sending EMail
If Not Push Then Fetch
Riding on the Storm
A Day in the Social Life
Using Your Contacts
Recording Voice Memos
Doing the Ping thing
Resetting Updating and Restoring
The Part of Tens
Ten Apps That Shook the iPod World

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About the author (2011)

Tony Bove has written more than two dozen computer books, including all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies. Tony is also a professional musician. He blogs and offers tips about iPods, iPhones, iPads, iTunes, and the iLife applications at www.tonybove.com.

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