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iPod and iTunes QuickSteps Paperback – October 25, 2005

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Product Details

  • Series: Quicksteps
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 1 edition (October 25, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0072262532
  • ISBN-13: 978-0072262537
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 10 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,711,786 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

Learn instantly from step-by-step graphics!

We know a picture is worth a thousand words--so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all the features of your iPod, iPod mini, iPod shuffle, and iTunes in no time. Follow along and learn to download and play music, use the calendar and to-do list, edit and display photos, play games, use the iPod as hard drive, podcast your own show, customize your iPod, and much more. Each chapter’s “How to” list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you started using your iPod and iTunes right away.

In each chapter:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

About the Author

Eliot Van Buskirk (San Francisco, CA) is the Technology Editor of MP3.com, a division of CNET Networks. Van Buskirk's MP3 Insider column is the longest-running single-writer column at CNET.com, the largest online tech publication in the world. Winner of the Maggie Award for Best Online Column of 2003, MP3 Insider is regularly featured on MP3.com, CNET.com, ZDNET.com, and News.com. Van Buskirk is frequently featured in the mainstream media as an authority on digital music, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, the BBC, CBS Evening News, San Francisco Chronicle, Smart Money Magazine, USA Today, Time Magazine Online, and more.

John Alderman (San Francisco, CA) is a digital music expert, musician, and author. He has held editorial positions with such leading technology publications as CNET, Wired News, and HotWired.com. He has also written for The Guardian, Salon.com, Details, Mondo 2000, and Yahoo Internet Life, and has spoken on the topic of digital media at conferences and in appearances on CNN, BBC, NPR, and others. His widely acclaimed book, Sonic Boom: Napster, MP3, and the New Pioneers of Music, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 2002.

More About the Author

Eliot Van Buskirk has covered digital music and other disruptive technologies for over a decade for Wired.com, CNET, Evolver.fm and as a freelancer for several other publications since 1997. The author of two books (Burning Down the House: Ripping, Recording, Remixing and More and an iPod book, both for McGraw-Hill), Van Buskirk is a regular on NPR. His latest works can usually be found via twitter.com/listeningpost. He rides a bicycle.

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