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Refreshed crowd-funded SmartGuitar never needs tuning

- March 29th, 2015

Jamstik+

After the launch of the original jamstik, the Smart Guitar in 2014, Zivix, the creators went back to the drawing board to improve upon their original offering. And just a few days ago, they initiated a Kickstarter campaign for jamstik+, that reached its original funding goal of $50K U.S. in just four hours. They currently have over 900 backers with over $224K U.S. in pledges – four and a half times the original ask.
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YouTube offers sneak peak of multi-angle videos feature

- February 4th, 2015

YouTube is testing out a new feature that allows content creators to upload footage from multiple camera angles, Billboard reports.

The still unnamed feature automatically stitches the video together for the viewer offering the ability to switch between views while watching it.

For the preview, it provided a link to a music performance by Madilyn Bailey, a singer/songwriter from Wisconsin with more than 1.9 million YouTube subscribers.  The song, Ball Gowns and Broken Crowns, was performed as part of the YouTube Music Night at YouTube Space L.A., and viewers have the ability to switch.

Ball Gowns and Broken Crowns

Madilyn Bailey performs “Ball Gowns and Broken Crowns” at YouTube Music Night. (YouTube screenshot)

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5 Gadgets for your listening pleasure

- September 13th, 2014

 Bike 1

With the school year now in full swing, you can’t be studying 24/7; you need some down time to tune out the world and tune in to your favourite tunes, podcasts or perhaps maybe a lecture. So here are a couple of gadgets suitable for whatever your listening pleasure.

 

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iRig Mic HD handheld mic goes digital

- August 22nd, 2014

irigmichd_PR

After having recently reviewed the iRig Voice, IK Multimedia’s basic voice recording microphone which pairs nicely with karaoke apps and their own EZ Voice, I was pleasantly surprised when they skipped over to the other end of the spectrum and unveiled iRig Mic HD, a high-def digital  handheld condenser mic.

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Review: iKlip Xpand for tablet or smartphone

- August 5th, 2014

 IKXPAND

Back in May 2013, we reviewed iKlip 2 for iPad by IK Multimedia. It was a clever product back then, but the company has really taken it up a notch with its successors – the iKlip Xpand and iKlip Xpand mini, two all-new universal mic stands for smartphones and tablets.

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