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iTunes 6 and iPod for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Judith Stern, Robert Lettieri

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11. Using the iPod As More Than a Music Player

The world’s most popular music-playing device is really much more than a music player. Depending on what model you have, it’s also a video player, slide-show projector, voice recorder, address book, calendar, alarm clock, portable hard drive, and photo album. No wonder everyone wants one.

In this chapter, we start by covering what you need to know if you’re using your iPod to display photos or videos. Then we move on to showing you how to use it as a portable hard disk and as a pretty sophisticated clock. Voice recording (requiring additional hardware), address-book functions, calendars, and text file display follows. What versatility!

iPod shuffle users, take note: The usual disclaimer applies—most ...

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