JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart. The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your […]

Finis Neptune Underwater MP3 Player

When I swim, it’s more of an attempt to just stay afloat — to stay alive. But for the serious or training swimmer out there, the Finis Neptune Underwater MP3 Player  looks pretty cool. I have no idea how well it actually works.

400K For A Guitar Played By John Lennon

(Photo Credit: AFP/Getty) This fascinating custom guitar made for John Lennon by VOX in 1966 sold for a whopping $408,000 at a Julien’s auction hosted in New York City last week. The prototype hollow body was used by Lennon (and also George Harrison) during the filming of some of the sequences that made up the […]

iKlip 2 and iKlip Studio Mini Tablet Holders Now Shipping

IK Multimedia have announced that their new fleet of iPad and general tablet stands are now shipping. Both the iKlip Studio Mini (which we recently reviewed) and also the iKlip 2 are available for purchase.

Hands On With The Incident Tech GTar

I was lucky enough to get Incident Tech’s new gTar, a MIDI/DSP-based guitar that is perfect for both teaching and composition. The guitar, with the current software and feature set, isn’t quite the shredder’s dream – yet – but as a teaching system it’s excellent and I found it quite playable both “live” and while […]

iKlip Studio Mini Now Available

IK Multimedia launched an update to their iKlip family of tablet computer stand today. The newest member — known as the iKlip Studio (for iPad Mini and 7” Tablets) — is a sturdy, portable and practical accouterment for you tablet of choice.