The hipster dividing wall has gone up. Some are playing saws in the analog camp, while the collective consciousness of my generation has just discovered deeper cuts of the New Wave era and have very important words and opinions about David Byrne that they'd like you to hear about. Listen, electronic music isn't for everyone. If you're building out your own tunes, you've got a number of standard interfaces, and your Abletons and Reasons are good at what they do for a reason. Still, considering electronic music doesn't have to be constructed in any particular fashion, it's surprising there are so few people out there playing with the process. This is where Musyc comes in.
If you’ve written off web apps as underpowered imitations of desktop software, think again. Many of today’s web apps are as good as their Finder-bound counterparts, and some even do your work for you! Web apps are convenient, too: since they live in the cloud with their related files, you can run them in a browser on almost any computer without worrying about backups or hunting through hard drives for important documents. Best of all, many web apps are free, and allow you to pay for more advanced features as you go, if and when you need them.
Over the next few pages, we’ll uncover some of the best web apps available—ones that can perform the most important tasks in your digital lifestyle. You might think that only desktop software can handle them, but read on. That notion is about to change.
Twitter is about to spread its wings and fly into a completely different kind of product nest, with a music app that taps into the users you follow to suggest what kind of tunes you might want to listen to.
If you're a gamer then we've got some great great news for you on the mobile game app front down below. If you're not a gamer, we have a few things for you whether you have kids who won't go to sleep or you are into photography or you've got a cluttered Mac. All in all, a decent round up of some price drops that will save you a bundle.
When I was in college, I went to more concerts and shows than I had full nights of sleep. As I've gotten older, I've found that going to a concert is getting a lot more difficult. Juggling work and other responsibilities, it seems to require months of planning just to make it to a gig. However, sometimes I have a free night and I want to go see a show, and this is where Timbre steps in.
The Internet is an endless trove of creative content, but the catch is that it’s only available when you’re connected to the Internet. If you know your way around your browser’s advanced settings, you may be able to download a piece of content for offline viewing, but Jaksta Music Miner makes it incredibly easy to grab both audio and video from the web.
Back in July, we reviewed IK Multimedia's iOS-centric DJ hardware, the iRig Mix. While there's plenty to love about the sturdy, portable mixer, the lack of an iPad app to work in congress with the device seemed like a bit of a misstep. Thankfully, the new DJ Rig for iPad will finally provide a bit more breathing room when you're laying down tracks.
When I open iTunes on my MacBook Pro to play music or listen to the radio, I get a popup showing “Sign in to use this computer for automatic downloads.” It asks for my iTunes account credentials. I’ve tried to get rid of this message, but it keeps popping up every few minutes. I’ve taken the computer to the Genius Bar, but they were unable to remove the message. What can I do to stop this annoying popup?
What kid doesn’t want to be the next Justin Bieber or Hannah Montana? An easy, fun tool for a solo act or a whole band, GarageBand for iOS will help your kids create actual songs, even if they skipped a piano lesson or two.