Set in an alternate universe circa 1960, BioShock puts you in the role
of Jack, a lone plane crash survivor stranded in the dystopian
underwater city of Rapture. Your mission is to fight psychotic mutants
and robot drones, all while figuring out what happened to bring the
city to its knees.
World Tour is Activision’s response, ported to the Mac by Aspyr, and in
most respects, it rocks. You can play lead guitar, plus lay down bass
grooves, pound on the drums, or steal all the glory as the lead singer.
Unfortunately, you’ve got to bring your own USB instruments--but we’ll
get to that a little later.
Serious Apple fans probably already have iPods, iPhones and such. So if you’re looking to surprise a diehard fanboy (or fangirl) this holiday season, you’ll have to go a little off the beaten track in your search for the perfect gift. We’ve scoped out some of the most unique Apple-related products, as well as a few that you’ve no doubt heard of already, but we’re sure would delight any Mac fan. Either way, we’re sure you’ll find something awesome for the Mac geek on your list.
Proving that iPhone users haven’t run out of original things to do with their devices, a group of students at the University of Michigan will be performing live on December 9 with an orchestra made up entirely of iPhones.
Scrappy upstart Mac clone maker Psystar was handed its marching orders in court on Monday, and already their controversial clones are “out of stock” on their website. But is the legal battle really over?
Apple threw a fastball to the chin of third-party software publishers
when it introduced the Logic Studio bundle a few years ago. This
pro-level music-creation package offers a be-all/end-all combination of
MIDI and audio recording tools, with a cool side helping of MainStage,
which brings Logic to live performances. Our last review of Logic
Studio pointed out that the guitar-processing capabilities were a bit
on the weak side, but Apple has made improvements in the newest
incarnation of Logic Studio. The latest package includes new features
that immediately made our “must-have” list, and our guitar fetish has
been amply satiated with rather stunning new amp and effects emulations.
With new smartphone models hitting the stores left and right, it seems someone might just be angling for a little attention for their "iPhone Killer."
Emblaze Ltd., the Israeli company well-known for their years of work in streaming media, has decided, hot on the heels of releasing their new smartphone, that it was also time to hit Cupertino with a little legal action.