This is the part in which I'm supposed to introduce the iPod touch and tell you why I wrote this book, but frankly, I'm so blown away by the iPod touch and all it can do that all I want to do is get you started with it.
Yes, I have a history with iPods: I wrote iPod & iTunes For Dummies, which I recommend for studying iTunes more closely. iTunes is the free software that controls the iPod touch from your computer. I even wrote an application for the iPhone and iPod touch, called Tony's Tips. But enough about that: Obviously I'm a true fan of the iPod line, and I think you should be too! So, on with the book!
The publishers are wise about book matters, and they helped me design iPod touch For Dummies as a reference. With this book, you can easily find the information you need when you need it. I wrote it so that you can read from beginning to end to find out how to use your iPod touch from scratch. But this book is also organized so that you can dive in anywhere and begin reading the info you need to know for each task.
I didn't have enough pages to cover every detail of every function, and I intentionally left out some detail so that you won't be befuddled with technospeak when it's not necessary. I wrote brief but comprehensive descriptions and included lots of cool tips on how to get the most out of your iPod touch.
At the time I wrote this book, I covered the most recent iPod touch model and the latest version of iTunes. Although I did my best to keep ...