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The iPod touch Pocket Guide, Second Edition by Christopher Breen

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5. Mail and Calendar

Seeking an electronic means other than a mobile phone for staying in touch while on the go? Can’t figure out how to copy the notes and photos from your iPod touch to a computer that’s not synced with your iPod or how to receive documents that you can view on your iPod? Or is your life so tied to email that you can’t stand to be away from your computer for more than a couple of hours? If so, you and the iPod’s Mail application are about to become best friends.

Portable email is a real boon, and so is knowing where you’re supposed to be from one minute to the next. To help with the latter, the iPod includes a Calendar app that lets you sync your schedule with your Mac or Windows PC, as well as create calendar events on the ...

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