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Taking your iPod touch to the Max, iOS 5 Edition by Erica Sadun, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 3

Interacting with Your iPod touch

Your iPod touch uses an awesome way to interact with it. As its name suggests, it responds to the language of your touch. Its vocabulary includes taps, drags, pinches, and flicks. With these, you control your iPod as easily as using a mouse or trackpad to control your personal computer. And there's a lot more to interaction than just drags and double-clicks. Your iPod offers Multi-Touch technology. That means it can recognize and respond to more than one touch at a time.

In this chapter, you'll discover all the different ways you can interact with your iPod—from zooming into and out of pictures or using the iPod touch's built-in keyboard to playing with its sensors. You'll learn how all these features ...

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