Now, it is more easy to listen music or watch movie with a portable player. One of most interesting player is iPod. What is iPod? iPod is a small and portable gadget for listen music which encoded with AAC and MP3 compression algorithms and also movie with 3gp or mp4 compression algorithms. iPod is produce by Apple Computer.
iPod introduce by Apple in 2001. There are some type of iPod portable player, the different type is also known with different name. iPod classic is with hard drive base, this is the only one iPod type without flash drive to store file. The other type after iPod Classic use flash memory to store files, and the size can be more smaller and lighter. Ipod Touch is have a touchscreen. Ipod Nano is have a video player capability. iPod Suffle is iPod with screenless.
What is difference between iPod vs iPhone?
The main defferent between iPod vs iPhone is the capability of iPhone to use as a phone cellular. By function both device can be play music and video, but usually this 2 device is threated as different product and market.
How to Charge iPod?
iPod come without external power adaptor for charger the device. Usually this product come with 2 type of wire. One use for headphone to lister the sound, and the other one wire is data cable to connect at computer USB port. With this data cable, the iPod can be transfer files from computer to iPod device, also while connected to computer, the iPod automatically charging with USB power source. So, when we want to charge the iPod, just plug the data cable at computer, then it will be charging by itself.
How to Transfer File From Computer to iPod?
First, we have to download the iTunes software. We can download the software for free at http://apple.com/itunes/download. iTunes now can be use at computer with operating system Mac and Windows. After download the iTunes, then we have to install it. At the end of installation progress, the iTunes will ask us to choose scan all music and movie files at our hard drive, after that it will be save at iTunes library. But if we choose not to scan, we still can scan the files later. iTunes also can encode from audio CD and can download at internet music store catalog and also free internet radio station.
If our computer already finish with iTunes installation progress, just plug the iPod with iPod data cable to USB. The the computer automatically connected between computer and device at iTunes display. Then we can easy move all or some files at iTunes library to iPod folders. The folders by default have music and movie. But just for information, not all kind of mp3 can be recognize with iTunes. The unrecognized file can not transfer to iPod.