When iRig KEYS, IK Multimedia’s mobile MIDI keyboard, hit the streets about a year or so ago, people were most impressed with it’s functionality, ease of operations with iOS devices and loved its size. It was adored by most people who used it except for those who felt the actual keys themselves were slightly on the small side – a tradeoff for ultra-portability. For those people, today is a happy day as IK Multimedia released the iRig KEYS PRO. It’s identical in functionality and performance compared to the original with some exceptions: it’s bigger, it has full-sized keys and features Apple’s new Lightning connector built right in.
While there doesn’t seem to be one totally authoritative iOS app to get you through the Black Friday maze, there are a few sources that might help you hone in on some decent finds, guide you where you need to go and help you get a good start for the annual year-end gift hunt.
There were a number expected announcements and a few surprises at Tuesday’s Apple event in San Francisco, but at the end of the day we saw a number of exciting new and improved products to keep the fan boys and the critics talking for a while. Meanwhile, we heard a lot of the word FREE being echoed throughout the 80-minute presentation.
Apple announced today that Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry, would be joining the company in a newly created position, as a senior vice president of retail and on-line operations. This begs the question – is Apple looking at a retail makeover?