of Apple iPod as an education device
Apple iPod can be a great learning and knowledge resource
tool as well.
Use the iPod to gain knowledge quickly and effectively!
is no doubt that the Apple iPod has become a common item amongst
today's youth as a great music player. But is the iPod more than
just a music player?
fact, the iPod is more than a music player. It is also a great
teaching and learning tool as well. And it is guaranteed to
help you learn fast.
Besides music, the iPod also plays audio books. These are essentially books
that has been converted into a audio format and saved as a MP3 file. From a
technical angle, there is no difference in the file format between a music
or a book and you can download and play the same audio book off your computer
or your iPod.
opens you to a whole library of 'books' for your iPod. These
can include many great books found in public domains and downloaded
for free. There are also many good commercial 'books' that
you can purchase for a small price. These audio books are great
as you can play them over and over again in the car, on the
train or even on the plane. It's a good way to kill time and
gain knowledge at the same time.
best thing about audio books is that you do not need to read.
Let the book read to you and this can be a great enhancement
for learning while driving or while sitting in a shaky bus
Have you also heard of podcasting? If you have not, these are simply audio
files published by individuals or companies covering interest topics ranging
from music, technology, current affairs, news, politics, cars, sales and marketing,
electronics, fashion to many other interesting niche areas.
then put up these audio files in certain podcast stations on
podcast are free and you can download and treat them just like
audio books. Similarly, you can subscribe and organize these
podcast on your computer iTunes and then synchronize them to
your iPod. It's also a great way to gain knowledge while driving
or taking transport to school or work.
is gaining fast popularity today is video podcast. Video podcast
are essentially video files that can be downloaded and again,
it covers a great genre of subject. (As a matter of fact, I
am learning about designing my own podcast by watching a video
podcast of this subject.)
you can only watch a video podcast on your computer or on the
latest iPod video model. All earlier models of iPod will not
be capable of playing video. With the iPod video, you can also
output the video signal to a normal TV and watch the entire
podcast on TV as well.
more, you can watch them, stop them, rewind them or repeat
these audio or video podcasts as often as you like. What better
way to learn?
who says that iPods are meant for music only?