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iPod, iPhone, and iTunes Pres

  1. 1. iPod/iPhone and iTunes Bryan Sippel Tuesday, August 24, 2010
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>iTunes Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Formats - Tags - iTunes Store </li></ul><ul><li>iPod/iPhone Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer Songs to an iPod/iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>Create (Smart) Playlists </li></ul><ul><li>Tips and Tricks </li></ul>
  3. 3. Prerequisites <ul><li>Basic knowledge of how to use a computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet, keyboard, and mouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home high speed Internet is ideal but not necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort with accessing and sending email </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Goals <ul><li>Learn three new things about iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to effectively manage your iPod/iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>Learn two new Tips and Tricks </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who am I?
  6. 6. iTunes Overview
  7. 7. iTunes
  8. 8. Formats <ul><li>.mp3 MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 </li></ul><ul><li>a standard method of compressing digital audio </li></ul><ul><li>.m4a AAC Advanced Audio Coding </li></ul><ul><li>higher quality </li></ul><ul><li>.WMA Windows Media Audio (Windows Media Video) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft proprietary technology </li></ul><ul><li>.mpg MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group) </li></ul><ul><li>a standard video compression format </li></ul><ul><li>.avi Audio Video Interleave </li></ul><ul><li>a video format originally created by Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>.mov </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Quicktime multimedia format </li></ul>
  9. 9. Compression <ul><li>Requires an encoding scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Quality typically decreases as compression increases </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. DVD video vs. YouTube video </li></ul>
  10. 10. * Operating system Compression allows… Capacity Songs CDs (12 songs/CD) 2 GB 500 songs 41 4 GB 1000 songs 83 8 GB 1750 songs* 145 16 GB 4000 songs 333 128 GB 40000 songs 3333
  11. 11. Ripping a CD or DVD… <ul><li>Process of copying audio or video to a hard disk </li></ul>
  12. 12. … other methods
  13. 13. <ul><li>Private use of the person who makes the copy </li></ul><ul><li>Music industry and levy on blank audio media </li></ul>The Law says… Recent http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Canadian_copyright_law # Music_Recordings Michael Giest http://www. michaelgeist .ca/
  14. 14. How to use iTunes?
  15. 15. Demo
  16. 16. But where does it actually go? <ul><li>Digital media files will be stored in a folder on your computer </li></ul>
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  18. 18. <ul><li>An iTunes Store Account is “ required” to download content (both free and fee) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A payment method is required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Credit card </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes Card </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An email address is required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iTunes Store Account without a payment method </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download free app and create account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to create an account with an iTunes Card </li></ul></ul>iTunes Store Account
  19. 19. iPod/iPhone Overview
  20. 20. Apple iPod and iTunes Talks to you Video camera Surf the web Send/receive email View your media on your TV
  21. 21. … lots of others Microsoft Zune Sansa Media Players
  22. 22. Demo
  23. 23. Transfer Songs to an iPod/iPhone
  24. 24. Demo
  25. 25. Create (Smart) Playlists
  26. 26. Demo
  27. 27. Tips and Tricks
  28. 28. Audiobook FREE: The Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson Click the link above to download the audiobook for free
  29. 29. Best iPod-compatible iTunes alternatives <ul><li>Media Monkey ( ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult to navigate for non-tech users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideal for large, scattered collections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SharePod ( ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag-and-drop operatoin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Winamp ( ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No Mac version </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to stream music collection remotely </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Songbird ( ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac and PC compatible </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  30. 30. Podcasts <ul><li>Digital media files released episodically </li></ul><ul><li>Both video and audio formats </li></ul><ul><li>Huge range of topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TEDTalks, Laugh Out Loud from CBC Radio, New Yorker: Fiction, The Moth Podcast </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Demo
  32. 32. Storage Types CD or DVD Hard Drive Flash Memory
  33. 33. 3-2-1 Backup Strategy <ul><li>Three copies </li></ul><ul><li>Two different media (e.g. flash drive and hard disk) </li></ul><ul><li>One copy offsite </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes Backup </li></ul><ul><li>File > Library > Back Up To Disc </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>What is iTunes? Free application to organize and play digital content (e.g. music and movies) </li></ul><ul><li>How to use iTunes? Download from ca/itunes Install and create an iTunes Store Account to download content </li></ul><ul><li>Why to use iTunes? iTunes is the standard choice for managing iPods </li></ul><ul><li>Bryan Sippel Bryan. [email_address] .com </li></ul><ul><li>Slides www. slideshare . com/bsippel </li></ul>Summary
  35. 35. Questions? www. slideshare . com/bsippel [email_address]