Guitars have always been an iconic symbol of rock and rebellion, which is why it's no surprise that they're the instrument that so many budding musicians flock to en masse. While guitarists might be a dime a dozen these days, great musicians know that having a big bag of tricks to draw from can help push their skills to the limits and beyond. Fortunately, the App Store has everything a guitarist could dream of to give his or her noodling a serious tech-heavy boost. Fancy yourself a six-string samurai? You'll get a ton of mileage out of this virtual toolkit of essential iOS apps to boost your guitar wizardry!
Veteran rockers Pink Floyd are leading the charge against Pandora Radio, which is under fire for the reportedly meager royalty payments paid to artists and songwriters. We have one such tale of woe in today's recap, along with more sad news from bookseller Barnes & Noble, who appears to be throwing the towel on hardware manufacturing for its NOOK tablets. Read on to find out more!
Apple made a lot of music fans happy with its iTunes Match feature. For only $24.99 per year, the service scans and matches tracks a user’s library and makes it available from iCloud to other devices. But one group that may be even happier are the independent musicians using TuneCore to sell their music.