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Sams Teach Yourself iPad™ 2 in 10 Minutes, Second Edition by Bud E. Smith

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Lesson 18. Using iTunes and Home Sharing

In this lesson, you learn about iTunes and how it works on the iPad 2 as well as personal computers; how to get content for the iPad 2, including music, movies, and much more; and how to use iTunes to stream data over a home wireless network and to sync your iPad 2 with a personal computer.

Understanding iTunes

iTunes is the funnel for all of Apple’s content deals with music producers, Hollywood moguls, book publishers, and others, plus access to free content and user-generated content, delivering, syncing, and managing all sorts of items across devices.

As one example of its importance, through iTunes, Apple has been able to enforce a strong, but reasonably user-friendly, digital rights management (DRM) ...

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