From the Back Cover
Import music, create playlists, burn CDs, and more
Power up your iPod, fill it with tunes, even use it to manage your life
Nothing since the Walkman® has changed the music world like the iPod. But did you know your iPod can also keep your calendar, store photos, and wake you in time for breakfast? Here’s how to find, download, and play music, fine-tune sound, get podcasts, and all the rest.
Discover how to
-Set up iTunes and your iPod
– Connect your iPod to your home stereo
– Transfer and view photos on your iPod
– Import music from tape, vinyl, or CD
– Troubleshoot problems
– Shop at the iTunes Music Store
About the Author
Tony Bove and Cheryl Rhodes have kicked around the computer industry for decades, editing the influential Inside Report on New Media newsletter and writing for weekly and monthly magazines, including Computer Currents, NeXTWORLD, The Chicago Tribune Sunday Technology Section, and NewMedia. They also co-founded and edited Desktop Publishing/Publish magazine.
Tony and Cheryl have written over a dozen books on computing, desktop publishing, and multimedia, including iLife All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley), The Art of Desktop Publishing (Bantam), and a series of books about Macromedia Director, Adobe Illustrator, and PageMaker. Tony has also worked as a director of enterprise marketing for a large software company, and as a communications director and technical publications manager. Cheryl recently founded and served as director of a charter school and has worked as a professional courseware designer and an instructor in computer courses at elementary and high schools.
Tracing the personal computer revolution back to the Sixties counterculture, Tony and Cheryl produced a CD-ROM interactive documentary in 1996, Haight-Ashbury in the Sixties (featuring music from the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and the Jefferson Airplane). They also developed the Rockument music site, www.rockument.com, with commentary and radio programs focused on rock music history. As a founding member of the Flying Other Brothers (www.flyingotherbros.com), Tony has performed with Hall-of-Fame rock musicians and uses his iPod to store extensive concert recordings.