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 pleasant blue sky. The iPod's Mail app is surprisingly compatible. It works with most major e-mail providers, ...

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