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GarageBand is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch

My iPhone 4 is acting up (I suspect it’s the SIM card, in case you’re wondering), so I haven’t had a chance to try out an app I’ve been wanting to see for quite awhile: On Tuesday, Apple released GarageBand … Read

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Google I/O recap, day one: Android, Google TV, music, movies, and home automation

I was going to write a recap of what was announced on Tuesday at the annual Google I/O developers’ conference, but tech blog SlashGear did a better job covering the event than I could cobble together. If you’re a fan … Read


5 things to know about Amazon Cloud Drive

This week, Amazon announced Cloud Drive, an online (“cloud-based”) file storage and music streaming service for customers. Cloud Drive works in conjunction with the also-new Cloud Player feature, which lets you stream your personal music out of your Cloud … Read


Use your iPad to compose music

Add music classroom to the ever-growing list of places in education to implement an iPad.  While the concept of actually replacing instruments with computers isn’t feasible (or desired), the iPad does offer fun supplemental tools to help keep kids interested. … Read


Use music to stay on task at school or work

I am fortune to have an office, almost, to myself that allows me the freedom of listening to music at work.  I’ve read articles that suggest playing calm music at a low volume can actually increase work productivity by keeping … Read