Items tagged with GarageBand

Microsoft has gotten a bad rap at times over the years for being a bit too square and not really understanding what the cool kids want out of their tech, and those criticisms have certainly at times been warranted. But the company’s Surface Music Kit app, and especially its associated Music Cover, is very, very cool if you’re into making music and mixing beats, and it’s one of the most intriguing surprises of the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 launch. There’s been a lot of great audio software out there for a long time, but when it comes to mixing, adding effects, and otherwise... Read more...
Flexible, bendable display technology spend a lot of time in the headlines these days, and even Apple is getting swept by the fad, though not in the traditional sense. Rather than focus on display technologies that can fold, roll, or wrap around an object, one of Apple's newest patents is for a flex screen feature with force detection that it wants to tie directly to an application, such as GarageBand. Patently Apple discovered the interesting patent application, which if granted and built upon, would eventually allow users to, say, press piano keys harder or softer depending on the sound they're... Read more...