Apple TV For Dummies

Apple TV For Dummies

By: Mark L. Chambers (author)Paperback

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Watch your iTunes downloads on a television screen with help from Apple TV For Dummies. This comprehensive guide offers shopping tips; easy-to-understand installation and setup directions; and advanced material like content creation, troubleshooting, and optimizing network speeds. You get the "download" on:* Apple TV setup and customizing* High-Definition video hardware* State-of-the-art audio hardware* Connecting both computer and video equipment* Using iTunes and the iTunes Store* Cataloging your multimedia library* Setting up a wireless network (both on the Mac and the PC)* Working with Front Row and the Apple TV remote control* Displaying photos using iPhoto and Photoshop Elements* Audio and video formats, including conversion between formats* Syncing iTunes with the Apple TV* Creating media for Apple TV using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie HD* Customizing and optimizing your Apple TV system* Troubleshooting, upgrading and maintaining Apple TV All levels of users will find this guide full of useful information, whether you're a multimedia/High-Definition beginner who hasn't invested a cent in hardware, or an intermediate-level enthusiast who already has an HDTV and surround sound system, or an advanced electronic wizard who needs just a quick reference tool to troubleshoot a problem.

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Mark L. Chambers is an author, a tech editor, and an unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books, including MacBook For Dummies.


Introduction. Part I: The Beginning of a Beautiful Relationship. Chapter 1: Shaking Hands with Apple TV. Chapter 2: Installing Your New Entertainment Superstar. Chapter 3: Configuring Your Apple TV. Part II: Connecting Your Apple TV. Chapter 4: Creating an Apple Wireless Network. Chapter 5: Creating a Windows Wireless Network. Chapter 6: Adding High-Definition and Super Sound. Chapter 7: Introducing Your Apple TV to Your Television. Part III: Exploring Your Apple TV. Chapter 8: Syncing and Streaming Apple TV with iTunes. Chapter 9: Great, Another Remote Control. Chapter 10: Working with Internet Media. Chapter 11: Enjoying Music and Video on Apple TV. Chapter 12: Apple TV as a Photo Album. Part IV: Creating Your Own Media. Chapter 13: Creating a Photo Library Using iPhoto. Chapter 14: Mastering Moviemaking with iMovie HD. Chapter 15: Creating Audio Tracks with iTunes. Part V: Apple TV Tricks and Troubleshooting. Chapter 16: Customizing Your Apple TV. Chapter 17: Maintaining Your Media Library. Chapter 18: Okay, It's Not Working ... Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Top Ten PC and Mac Performance Tweaks. Chapter 20: Top Ten Utilities You Can't Do Without. Chapter 21: Top Ten Multimedia Gadgets. Chapter 22: Top Ten Things to Avoid Like the Plague. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Apple TV Software. Appendix B: Glossary. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/08/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780470173626
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 290
  • ID: 9780470173626
  • weight: 484
  • ISBN10: 0470173629

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