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{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Blimey Pioneer are on a march, is there no stopping these guys? The latest news to come from Pioneer DJ HQ is the release of the…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Native Instruments has just announced a major new revamp to their popular iMaschnie app - iMaschine 2. iMaschine 2 is the follow up to their acclaimed…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source}‘Tis the season, and this music software company has a little present for you.   Apparently, “a couple of rogue elves within the Ableton workshop have been…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Watch DJ Swindle as he drops a unique set using Serato and a host of other tasty kit bits.   DJ Swindle is one of the…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Knowing the BPM (beats per minute) of your music is of course essential for both understanding better where various genres of music fit on the BPM…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Last year, innovative music production app Auxy rolled out for iPad, bringing a fun-filled creation process that was strongly received (the app maintained a near-perfect rating…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} The app makes the most of the iPad Pro’s increased screen size.   Apple’s freshly released iPad Pro has one of its first bespoke DJ apps…
{source}<FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Spotify is considering letting record labels and artists release albums exclusively to its Premium subscribers, blocking them from being accessed by the huge amount of users on its…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Is nothing sacred? First, Twitter got rid of 'faves' and replaced them with 'hearts'. And now, Twitter is experimenting with non-chronological timelines.   The non-chronological timeline…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Apple TV is, on the face of it, one of Apple's toughest products to sell. It has one of the smallest markets and is taking on…
Early-day effects brought bang up to date  {source} <FONT style="line-height:200%"> {/source} Although sampling technology has moved on massively over the past three decades, and today's software can do a whole…
{source} <FONT style="line-height:250%"> {/source} Korg has introduced iDS-10, a portable synth for the iPhone.   A transformation of DS-10, the software available for Nintendo DS, the Apple-compatible app is armed…
Here’s a fact that parents don’t want to hear: the more Internet-connected devices given to children, the greater the chance hackers will spy on them. That’s been highlighted by last…
The dream of a one-cable future is looking a little more real now that newer, better USB Type-C ports are here.   You may remember USB-C — the small, reversible…
Apple has launched an official Android app for its Apple Music streaming service, just over four months after its debut on iOS.   The Spotify rival’s core features have survived…
Sony has announced that in March next year it will stop producing Betamax video cassette tapes, forty years after its introduction and 28 years after losing the war to VHS.…
As Facebook Messenger has zoomed to 700 million monthly users, it has become a popular way for people to share photos with your friends. Messenger users collectively send one another…
Mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood has made more than $113m (£73.2m) according to its developer Glu Mobile’s financial results. No wonder so many celebrities are following in her footsteps.  …
The studio that helped bring the world stereo sound—and indirectly contributed to an enormous number of very cheesy crosswalk-based photographs—is starting a new project to encourage innovation in musical tech.…
Predominately aimed at scratch DJs and modelled on the old Pioneer DJM-909 battle mixer, the new incarnation offers a fast and accurate cross fader complete with detachable absorption pads to…
There’s no denying Google tends to be a bit more generous with its home market (USA). There’s a lot of factors that may get in the way of a smooth…
Skype for Android and iOS gets video filters, 3D Touch support on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.   Microsoft today updated its Skype for Android and iOS apps with…
Have you ever wanted to build your own personal MIDI controller? Sure you can go out and buy one already made and get right to making music, but when you…
Microsoft acquired email app Acompli last year, and calendar app Sunrise earlier this year. Both are the best email and calendar apps for iOS, and now Microsoft is merging them…
A month after Snapchat debuted its new Lenses feature, the company is expanding its video feature set with what it calls "Speed Modifiers," allowing users to add slow-motion, rewind, and…
Android users will soon be able to download podcasts directly from Google Play. The company is getting ready to open a portal directly in Google Play Music.   Currently, podcasters…
Apple Rolls Out Carrier Billing For iTunes, Starting In Germany With O2   At long last, Apple is adding a way for people to pay for purchases on iTunes beyond…
Instagram’s New Standalone App Boomerang Captures 1-Second Video Loops    Slowly but surely, the Instagram team is building a suite of apps to help you be more creative on its…
TicketFire, co-founded by Tanisha Robinson and Eric Kerr, has added an update that makes the patent-pending paper/digital ticket converting app even more compelling. Pic-To-Sell is the name of a new…
Microsoft opens it's first-ever flagship store in New York City on October 26.   Today is a huge Microsoft day. The company releases today the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4…
Former Spotify boss Sarah Koenig heads team hoping to attract reality TV fans to format     As listeners look forward to the return of hit US true-crime podcast Serial,…
The head of a bitcoin startup says blockchain technology set to alter industries and gain consumers.   Bitcoin rose to prominence as a virtual currency, but its underlying technology will…
We’ve seen another recent uptick in the number of finger drumming and controllerism routines on the web, so it seemed like a good time to share a compilation of underappreciated…
Pioneer DJ is launching its most compact and flexible digital player yet: the slimline XDJ-700 rekordbox-ready player with touch screen, Pro DJ Link and many performance features inherited from its…
Fresh off the press and right in time for his European tour, we bring you a Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff collaboration. This exclusive Control Vinyl pays homage to this living…
If you've been holding back on updating to the latest iTunes version (12.3.0.44 at press time) or indeed since the 12.2 debacle, our test show that you can now safely…
The technology boom rocked the music industry to its core. While the advent of Napster created a wave of panic, it didn’t kill the music industry as many had feared.…
Just why are synths so popular? Take a swift walk through the history of the synthesiser and you’ll be hooked...   You’ll come across a synthesiser pretty quickly if you’re…
In the past week, new methods for synchronizing speakers to create loud, high-quality sound have emerged. Finally.   Music is good. It's even better when it's loud, high-quality and playing…
  There are quite a few major changes in iOS 9, like split-screen multitasking for the iPad, improvements to search and Siri, under-the-hood performance boosts, and revamped apps, but there…
  Pioneer recently announced the introduction of their new rekordboxdj software which is aimed squarely at unifying the digital DJ market.   To back up this exciting announcement they have…
Along with being able to share photos and videos, users can now expand their sharing routine with streaming music with the brand new social media music app SOUNDS. Now Instagram…
Trojan Sound System have created ‘The Trojan’, the world’s first DJ mixer that allows two DJs to operate the unit at the same time.   Invented and designed by Daddy…
  MIDI messages can be sent in all manner of different ways, and now we have another option courtesy of Benjamin Olson's MIDI Modulator. This Mac app works in conjunction…
RHA’s new T20 is an in-ear headphone that although visually similar to the slightly cheaper T10, uses an entirely different “DualCore” driver design. Here are all the details. Visually, the…
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is another of Samsung’s great phones. Personally I’d have like to see the microSD slot and removable battery kept, but with larger internal storage I…
With a new music file format, DJs can now put their own spin on the hottest tracks with the push of a button.     Are you trackin'?   DJs…
The W Studio Micro wireless soundbar has a low profile, measuring just 1.75 inches tall.     "How low can you go?" When applying that question to soundbar measurements, Definitive Technology seems…
Native Instruments join the party with a new release for Traktor DJ   Native Instruments are not one to miss out on the party and have announced their very own…
We've continued to cringe nearly weekly at new stories of Soundcloud's demise as an ad-free place to safely host DJ content. For the sake of their content, we've heard from…
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