Remember when the iPad 2 was announced and Apple promised support for importing GarageBand for iPad projects into the Mac version? Sadly, the release came and went without this promised feature appearing -- until now.
So you braved the wilds of the retail jungle and scored yourself an iPad 2 on launch day. Congratulations! If you now find yourself sitting in front of your Mac or PC wondering what to do next, fear not -- we’ve got you covered.
The second GarageBand was released for iPad, I scooped it up like ice cream at an ice cream scooping competition. I dropped all work-related responsibilities and decided to write a jam, maybe something that would finally get J-beebz or Yeezy to notice me. This is my story.
Apple has a track record of making excellent guided tour videos that show not just the features of their new products, but also the experience of using them; they make you want to buy the thing even if you already own it, and they've just added tours for Garage Band and iMovie.
Ringtones are one way to personalize your iPhone and make your device distinctively you. However, these 30-second sound bites often cost more than the actual song. What most people don’t know is that GarageBand, which comes free on new Macs, can create these ringtones using music that you already own. In this how-to, we’ll show you how it’s done so you can spend your hard-earned money on things other than ringtones.
Head to Settings>Sounds>Ringtone Scroll to the top and tap on Buy More Ringtones OR launch the iTunes app, Tap on More>Ringtones. It'll launch the iTunes app and you'll be presented with ringtones for $1.29. Most songs have multiple options for ringtones. Of course you can always create your own ringtone in GarageBand for free.
Among things like the iMovie for iPad and a little thing called the iPad 2, Apple today announced the upcoming availability of GarageBand for iPad, and the little musical powerhouse has never looked sweeter. If you’ve ever used one of the piano iPad apps, you’ll understand immediately why this is something to get excited about. And it won’t just let you play piano, either; you can strum a guitar, play the bass, or bang on the drums. Since it won’t hit the app store until March 11, we don’t yet have a hands-on review of it, but what we do have an idea of what it is, and why it will be awesome.
If you’re planning to grab an iPad 2 when they’re available on March 11, Apple will have you covered with some new software included with the device. The popular Photo Booth software from the Mac will make its debut on the iPad 2 as part of iOS 4.3, as well as a big-screen version of the company’s iOS-based iMovie and GarageBand.
Hated by some, loved by others, the act of auto-tuning your voice with software has become a phenomenon used by internet celebrities and pop artists alike. However, you don’t have to spend a fortune just to auto-tune your own voice. If you've got iLife ’11 with GarageBand in your arsenal, you can record your own auto-tuned masterpiece in a jiffy.
If you’ve been keeping up with the technological arms race of music video games, you’re probably aware that Rock Band 3, released this October, features a Pro mode that teaches players to actually play guitar or keyboards. A real, stringed electric guitar is forthcoming, but at the moment, Pro guitar mode can only be played with the Mustang – a plastic controller with strings only for strumming, and a neck littered with buttons.
We're going to show you how to use the Mustang plastic guitar with Garageband.