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  1. Basic Introduction and Use of Your iPod Touch Susan Ceppi Bussmann Sandy Johnson RETA/NMSU

  2. iPod Touch Your iPod Touch is a- • Portable Media Player • A Wireless Networking Device • Email Access Point • Audio and video Playback Machine

  3. Buttons and Ports • Back of iTouch contains serial number and capacity • Power switch on top • Computer connection port and headphone on bottom • Volume control on right side

  4. Basic Features • Flash memory (32 or 64 GB for the iPod touch) • WiFi capabilities (802.11b/g) • Safari Web browser • Audio and photo storage and playback • Video • Calendar and contacts that synch with your computer

  5. Basic Features • Clock and calculator applications • Access to the iTunes Music Store via WiFi • More than 140,000 apps you can install from the App Store via WiFi or a wired computer connection • Dock and headphone connections • Earphones • Accelerometer (allows the device to be viewed sideways or shaken for games)

  6. Basic Operation • Touch home button to turn iTouch on • Navigate with the touch sensitive screen • Scroll by sliding finger up, down, or side to side to move through different views

  7. Home Screen • Arrange the icons on your home screen using iTunes 9 • Move an app up, over, or to another home screen • Create up to 11 home screens- You can make a different home screen for games, applications, music or videos

  8. Calculator • Portrait mode-simple calculations • Landscape mode-scientific calculator

  9. Wallpaper • Tap “Settings” • Tap “Wallpaper” • Choosing “Wallpaper” again will show you the photos for wallpaper that came with you iPod • Choosing “Photo Library” will let you choose a photo that you have added to your library • Choose the photo you want and tap “Set”

  10. Music and Video • Songs and music videos from your iTunes library • Buy and download new music over Wi-Fi • Download movies, TV shows, music videos • Audiobooks

  11. Photos • Storage for 90,000 favorite photos • Scroll through photos • Play slideshows complete with music and transitions • Email a photo • Share photos through MobileMe Gallery (MobileMe is a purchased “over air” sync for your email, contacts, photos, storage, etc)

  12. Internet and email • Built-in wireless access to the web • Wi-Fi access any website • iPod touch syncs your bookmarks from your PC or Mac • Google and Yahoo! search built in • Access your email by setting up accounts on the iTouch or through web mail

  13. Notes • Use Notes on iPod touch to write yourself a quick note • Keep important information on hand • Built-in email function lets you send notes to yourself or others

  14. Calendar • Calendar works with Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft Outlook, iCal, MobileMe, and Microsoft Exchange • Add events from you iTouch • Set reminder alerts • Subscribe to calendars

  15. Weather • Check weather worldwide • Add cities to get six-day forecasts • Tap the Y! (bottom left corner) to open a Yahoo! city guide • Y! shows weather, local events, news, and links for your specific city

  16. Stocks • Shows performance information for any stock • Details on chosen stock by tapping the Y! • Show you previous closing, open, day’s range, and 52 week range • Local headlines concerning chosen stock

  17. Educational Uses of iPod TouchMath Apps • Math Tutor Lite- Practice basic math skills - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-tutor-lite/id325267195?mt=8 • iFormulas- Contains formulas, definitions, laws and properties for quick reference for a secondary level Math class -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iformulas/id346888659?mt=8 • Sudoku –Math game - http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/games/sudoku_orange.html • Basic Math - Skills drill app to practice basic math facts - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashcard-champion-basic-math/id346684971?mt=8 • Quick Graph - graphing calculator app - http://itunes.apple.com/app/graphing-calculator/id289940142?mt=8 • Units- Measurement converter - http://www.apple.com/webapps/calculate/iconvert_luaoo.html

  18. Educational Uses of iPod TouchLanguage Apps • Miss Spell - Spelling game - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mispell-or-misspell/id334760675?mt=8 • Amazon's Kindle - app turns your iPod Touch into an e-reader and has free ebooks - http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=kcp_iphone_mkt_lnd?docId=1000301301 • Story Kit - International Children's Digital Library App to create stories, add pictures, text, images and sound clips -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storykit/id329374595?mt=8 • Exam Vocabulary Builder Build -  vocabulary skills - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-exam-vocabulary-builder/id319052551?mt=8 • Grammar Up - Game to test grammar skills - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-grammar-up/id299024911?mt=8

  19. Educational Uses of iPod TouchScience Apps • Dinosaurs - The American Museum of Natural History Collection - dinosaur fossils as photos and recreations -http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/american-museum-of-natural-history-releases-dinosaurs-app/ • 101 Science - quizzes 8-12 year olds Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science and Earth Science - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/101-science/id334732710?mt=8 • Science Glossary - Glossary of scientific terms and mini biographies  of scientists-in English and Spanish -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/science-glossary/id331657060?mt=8 • The Chemical Touch - Periodic table including mass, density, boiling points -http://www.notebooks.com/2010/07/19/emd-free-periodic-table-app-for-the-iphoneipod-touchipad-could-be-a-students-best-friend/ • NASA - any space related project - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nasa-app/id334325516?mt=8

  20. Educational Uses of iPod TouchSocial Studies Apps • iPresident-  Presidents of the United States of America - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/usa-presidents/id317835093?mt=8 • Fact of the Day - Educational facts -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fact-of-the-day/id292966647?mt=8 • Did You Know? - Useful and interesting facts - http://news.softpedia.com/news/Did-You-Know-Educational-App-for-iPhone-Released-94411.shtml • This Day in History - Events in history -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/today-in-history-lite/id312028719?mt=8 • Maps of the World - Historic maps from around the world - http://www.appshouter.com/iphone-app-review-history-maps-of-the-world/ • Factbook-  50 states, get maps, and find facts -  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/usa-factbook-free/id305888083?mt=8

  21. Educational Uses of iPod TouchForeign Language • AccelaStud -  16 different languages with the vocabulary, quizzes, flashcards -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-exam-vocabulary-builder/id319052551?mt=8 • Lexicon -  foreign languages -  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/frozen-lexicon/id300077933?mt=8 • World Nomads Italian Language Guide - Common words and phrases -  Speak Spanish - Translate between Spanish and English - http://journals.worldnomads.com/language-guides/post/1273.aspx • Word Power Greek - 2000 Greek words and phrases -http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordpower-greek/id297778182?mt=8 • iSign– Sign Language -  American Sign Language or review the individual signs for A-Z and 1-9 -  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/isign-lite/id292486900?mt=8

  22. Drawing and Art • Collaborative Whiteboard http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/whiteboard-lite-collaborative/id301962306?mt=8 • Scribble http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scribble/id312021341?mt=8 • Color Tilt http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/colortilt/id285024916?mt=8 • Video http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?itemID=16472&version=7722&pageID=19376