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Easy iPod and iTunes by Shelly Brisbin

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Part 12. Using Your iPod As a PDA or Hard Disk

The iPod’s primary job is to play music, other audio programs, and video, but you can also use it to store your contacts and your schedule. You’ll also find a few games on the iPod, for those long plane or train rides. The iPod can even serve as a portable hard disk, for those times when you need to move files between home and work or school. The iPod’s PDA features are available on standard iPods and the iPod nano. You can use any iPod, including the shuffle, as a hard disk.

Like a PDA or cell phone, you can sync your computer’s address book and calendar with an iPod. Unlike those other portable devices, you can’t make changes to your contacts on an iPod. It’s easiest to sync contacts and calendars ...

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