The Essentials of Loading and Playing a Podcast on Your iPod

The essentials of loading and playing a podcast on your iPod covers everything you need to know to find, load, and play the podcasts you want. After all, one of the great things about iPods is the ability to customize your content. Use these tools to find the custom content you’ll enjoy most.

Power Your iPod

All iPods require power. Fortunately, each iPod also comes with a battery and a way of charging it (powering it), either directly from your computer or by using a cable and an AC power adapter that works [more…]

How to Connect Headphones and Portable Speakers to Your iPod

Your iPod was designed to be used with headphones. However, for room-filling sound, try connecting your iPod to a portable speaker system. The speaker systems must be self-powered or be able to work with [more…]

Menus for the iPod Classic Models and the iPod nano

The iPod classic models and nano offer similar menus. Music, videos, and settings are examples of choices on the iPod classic model and nano menu.

The iPod main menu for sixth-generation iPod classic models [more…]

iPod Playback Functions

To access various playback functions, use the touch buttons on your iPod. The playback functions vary depending on the model of iPod that you own.

The touch buttons on iPod touch and iPhone models do these [more…]

Your iPod’s Hold Switch

Your iPod has a Hold switch on the top, near the headphones jack. The hold switch locks the iPod buttons, this preventing the volume from changing (and bursting your eardrums) if you accidentally brush [more…]

Install iTunes on a Windows PC

It’s easy to install iTunes on a Windows PC. You can download iTunes for Windows for free at the Apple Web site.

To install iTunes for Windows, follow these steps: [more…]

How to See if Your iPod or iPhone Has the Latest Software

Your iPod (or iPhone) works best with the latest or newest software installed. iTunes tells you whether your iPod or iPhone contains the newest software. Connect the iPod or iPhone to your computer and [more…]

How to Add Podcasts to iTunes

It’s easy to add podcasts to iTunes. You can add podcasts to your iTunes library by subscribing to them in the iTunes Store or by subscribing to them directly from Web sites that host them. Similar to [more…]

How to Create Podcast Playlists in iTunes

iTunes lets you add podcast episodes to your playlists, or you can even create a playlist consisting entirely of podcast episodes. However, podcasts are a slightly different animal than albums or songs [more…]

How to Play Podcasts on Your iPod

You can play podcasts on your iPod. Podcasts, naturally, have their own menu on an iPod. Podcasts are organized by podcast name (which is like an album name), and podcast episodes are listed within each [more…]

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