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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes, Third Edition by Brad Miser

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10. Using an iPod to Watch Video

In This Chapter

  • Move video from your computer onto an iPod.
  • Watch video on an iPod. (Prepare to be impressed.)
  • View iPod video on a TV. (You’ll be impressed with this, too.)

They say confession is good for the soul. So, here it goes. When the first iPod video was released, even though I am a huge iPod fan (obviously), I thought that it wasn’t such a good idea and that Apple might have gone a bit too far this time. After all, in this age of 50-inch plus HDTVs, who would want to watch video on an 2.5-inch iPod screen? Sure, it had a kind of geeky, gadget appeal, but practically speaking, why bother? I couldn’t have been more wrong.

After seeing video on an iPod for the first time, I was totally hooked. Sure, ...

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