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The iPod touch Pocket Guide by Christopher Breen

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4. The iPod’s Stores

You know that constant use gives you the power to drain your iPod touch’s battery. In what some people might view as a turnabout-is-fair-play situation, your iPod has the power to drain your wallet. Its means for doing so are two Apple-owned online emporiums accessible from your iPod touch: the iTunes Store and the App Store. The former lets you browse, purchase, and download music, videos, podcasts, and iTunes U content over a Wi-Fi connection with nothing more than your iPod and an iTunes account linked to your credit card. The App Store is where you find free and commercial add-on applications (made by Apple as well as third parties) that you can also download over Wi-Fi.

In this chapter, I examine the workings of each ...

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