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MP3 players iPod 2011

Portable digital music players like the Apple iPod allow you to take your music anywhere. Connect the player to your computer to copy songs. Listen with earphones or plug the player into an amplifier with speakers for home use. 8GB, 32GB, even 64GB capacity allow thousands of songs plus videos and photos to be stored. Generally speaking, 1GB will hold about 250 songs. Apple's iPod Touch and iPod nano are most popular. Sony, Sandisk and Microsoft also make players.

Many accessories are available which allow you to use the MP3 players in your car, at home or on the go. Prices generally go from $50 up to $300.

Apple uses their software to manage the information. The software is called iTunes. iTunes software resides on your computer and is used to download from the internet and transfer data to the player. You can use an Apple Mac or a Windows PC. The iPod uses an internal battery and it is non-user replaceable. Charging times typically are two hours to four hours.

Audio books, podcasts, CDs and more can all be put on the player. iPod can also be used as an alarm clock and can store to-do lists, contact information, calendar events and more.

The following audio file formats are supported by iPod. These include formats for audiobooks and podcasting:

AAC (M4A, M4B, M4P, up to 320 Kbps)
Apple Lossless (a high-quality compressed format)
MP3 (up to 320 Kbps)
MP3 Variable Bit Rate (VBR)
AA ( spoken word, formats 2, 3, and 4)



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