Shrink expensive, sought-after, vintage drum machines down to iPhone size.
Anyone who’s shaken their booty more than a few times to techno, hip-hop or R&B in the past 25 years owes a little something to the classic Roland TR-909 and TR-808 drum machines. And whether you’re a skilled beatmaker or a total noob, Roventskjj’s homage to those beat boxes, IR-909, lets you make sweet-sounding, butt-jiggling rhythms in the palm of your hand.
Apply DJ-style scratching over music and annoy girlfriends, free of charge.
What do Katy Perry and Lindsay Lohan have in common? If you said “not enough wiki-wiki sound effects in their music,” then two things: 1) Thanks for not paying attention to girl/girl kissing hype and 2) MixMeister Scratch is the free app for you.
iPhone and iPod touch owners are no longer constrained by their iTunes song library thanks to the iTunes App Store. With services from Pandora Radio, AOL Radio and Last.fm, all deliver streaming music to iPhones and iPod touches, the dance party never has to stop because of a lack of tunes. We groove to each service to help you find which one is right for you.
If you’re like me and millions of other Americans, you have a few extra pounds you’d like to shed. If you’re also like me, you have a Macintosh. I thought, why not combine the two and take the cutting-edge power of computer science and apply it to my ever-expanding flesh? Ten pounds need trimming. Time to get to work.
A shareware game to pass the time between incredibly important work-related projects.
Deliciously addictive Tangle consists of a jumble of lines that you must untangle by clicking the dots at the corners and dragging them around. Black lines are good to go, gray lines are still tangled. There’s nothing to it, but it will suck you in like a giant vacuum cleaner—the tangles get bigger as you advance through the levels, and though some look patterned, trust us, they’re not. Tangle features unlimited levels, an online leaderboard, and even Internet multiplayer, all excellent touches.
Love Last.fm? You may like its eponymous iPhone app. Not familiar with the service? Do yourself a favor and try AOL Radio or Pandora instead. It’s not that the app is bad, per se, it’s just confusing and inconsistent, especially compared with the competition.
So the iPhone and iPod touch lack an FM tuner. So what? AOL Radio fills the gap and then some, serving up some 350 stations of streaming-radio goodness. It’s a fantastic app for music and talk-radio fans, and it doesn’t cost a penny.