In This Chapter
Browsing the Web with your iPod touch
Navigating, scrolling, and zooming into Web pages
Saving and using Web page bookmarks
Saving Web site icons to your Home screen
The World Wide Web makes the world go 'round a whole lot faster than ever before. I browse the Web for many different kinds of content and services. It's gotten to the point where I now make travel, restaurant, and entertainment reservations, and I purchase everything on the Web, from music, videos, books, and clothing to electronics equipment, garden supplies, groceries, and furniture. I get to track my shipments and purchases, review the latest news, check up on the blogs of my friends and associates, read novels, view slide shows and movies posted on the Internet, and even scan text messages from cell phones — all thanks to the Internet.
I can do all this on my iPod touch, using the Safari browser with a Wi-Fi connection, so I rarely need a laptop when I travel. I can also search using Google or Yahoo! — both services are built into Safari, and you can always browse any other search site.
The iPod touch connects to the Internet through Wi-Fi networks. It can join AirPort and other Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or at Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, as I describe in Chapter 4.
Safari on the iPod touch not only lets you browse through Web sites ...