Sebastopol, CA-- "The tiny square pamphlet that Apple includes with each artfully designed iPod package is enough to get your iPod up and running, charged, and ready to download music," says J. D. Biersdorfer, technology Q&A columnist for the New York Times. "But if you want to know more about how the iPod works, all the great things it can do, and where to find its secret features, the official pamphlet is skimpy in the extreme." J.D. remedies the situation by delivering the full, fun, and freshly updated iPod & iTunes: The Missing Manual, Fourth Edition (O'Reilly, US $24.99) for getting the very most out of the multimedia iPod experience.
There's something for every iPod enthusiast in this fourth edition--including tips and trick for video iPod. From meeting the iPod for the first time (using the click wheel, navigating the menus, cleaning the fingerprint magnet, and more) to getting to know the software (getting acquainted with podworthy file formats, playing with iTunes, and podcasting) to extreme iPodding (investigating shareware and gadgets, troubleshooting, and finding software updates).
Covering the Mac and PC platform and iTunes version 6--and including the mini but mighty iPod Shuffle--this essential guidebook explains all the cool musical and nonmusical things to do with an iPod, from looking up phone numbers to checking the weather report. Tips, tricks, and shortcuts include:
iPod & iTunes: The Missing Manual, Fourth Edition
J. D. Biersdorfer, Edited by David Pogue
ISBN: 0-596-52675-X, 336 pages, $24.99 US
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