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Hacking iPod and iTunes
Knaster, Scott.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, IN : Wiley, 2004.
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xxvii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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MT723 .K53 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Put on the headphones and crank up the action! Here's the one and only, ultimate guide for music junkies looking to squeeze every possible bit of potential from their beloved iPods, both Mac and Windows versions Legendary Mac maven Scott Knaster shares more than 100 hacks, tweaks, and mods that unlock both the musical and non-musical tricks in the iPod's repertoire Since iPod is the constant companion of music lovers everywhere, they'll groove to the discovery of how to make it download headlines, stock quotes, even driving directions; become a Bluetooth transmitter; or run Linux-and that's before they learn to create and play adventure games with it In this latest offering from ExtremeTech, readers learn to tweak Gracenote CDDB in iTunes, hack their own iTunes music library and album covers, and more According to Apple's research, an iPod is sold nearly every thirty seconds iTunes owns digital music-more than eighty percent of legal music downloads, over seventeen million songs, have come from iTunes since its launch

Author Notes

Scott Knaster is a legendary Mac hacker with a number of books to his credit

Table of Contents

Part I Hacking iPod
Chapter 1 Sounds Awesome: Music on Your iPod
Chapter 2 More Than Music
Chapter 3 Way Beyond the Music: Hardware
Chapter 4 Way Beyond the Music: Software
Part II Hacking iTunes
Chapter 5 Play with Your Music
Chapter 6 Extreme Music Playing
Chapter 7 iTunes and Hardware
Chapter 8 Music In
Chapter 9 Music Out: Burning and Beyond
Chapter 10 Music Library: Check it Out
Chapter 11 iTunes Music Store
Part III Appendices
Appendix A iPod Note Reader
Appendix B Where to Find More Information
Appendix C iPod and iTunes Version History
Appendix D iTunes Library XML Format