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Taking Your iPod touch to the Max, Second Edition by Erica Sadun, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 10. Setting Up and Using Mail

Unlike many other MP3 players, your iPod touch can send, receive, and browse e-mail without getting weighed down with compromise. The iPod doesn't settle for cramped, odd presentations the way you have to deal with on some lesser "smartphones." Your e-mail looks the way it should—the way it would if you were reading it on your home computer. That's because the iPod provides an HTML-compatible rich-text client. Mail looks better because the client is better. It's made to work right.

Getting Started with iPod Mail

As you can see in Figure 10-1, the Mail icon looks like a white envelope floating in a cloudy blue sky. The iPod's Mail app is surprisingly compatible. It works with most major e-mail providers, including ...

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