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The iPod and iTunes Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition by Christopher Breen

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6. The Informational iPod

By now, you probably realize that the iPod is the world’s greatest portable music player (and a pretty fair video player too!). But take a quick scroll through the Extras screen of a click-wheel iPod, and you’ll get the idea that the iPod is more than a music player. On such an iPod, you’ll find the Contacts, Calendars, and Notes entries, which hint that your iPod is ready to offer up a phone number, remind you of an upcoming appointment, or recall your Aunt Vilma’s recipe for Swedish meatballs. In these pages, I show you how to take best advantage of these features by composing, moving, and synchronizing your contacts, calendars, and notes with your iPod.

Make iContact

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