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Saturday April 29, 2017
09:00The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Today at Apple, iPhone 8 rumors,...
Apple headlines for the week ending Apr. 28, 2017Image by ApplePlenty of important news and juicy rumors from the past week. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Mac Central
Friday April 28, 2017
19:33Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic
A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic to steal sensitive information.The new program, dubbed OSX/Dok by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, was distributed via email phishing campaigns to users in Europe. ... Mac Central
18:14Macworld’s May Digital Edition: iPad Review
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld magazine.In the May issue In the May issue, we review the new iPad—at $329 you may not need to go Pro—and the BeatX headphones, which we can’t help but compare with AirPods. ... Mac Central
16:48Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections
The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.Apple has filed lawsuits against Qualcomm in countries like the U.S., U.K., China, and Japan, accusing the chipmaker of using its dominant market position to overcharge licensing fees.The iPhone maker itself doesn't pay licensing fees directly to Qualcomm. ... Mac Central
12:00The Week in iOS Apps: Make music with Audiobus and two other new music ...
Melody makersImage by Rob Schultz/MacworldThis week’s roundup includes three new apps that help you make music or put a melodic soundtrack on your iOS videos. Read on!Audiobus 3Image by Audiobus 3To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Mac Central
09:45The 10 Mac games you need to play from April 2017
April's Mac gamesImage by Telltale GamesApril isn’t usually a particularly prime month for video game releases, but this month bucked that trend in the world of Mac games: this is the busiest month we’ve seen for noteworthy debuts in some time! In fact, we had so many intriguing games on our working list that we had to cut a handful from what you’ll see within. ... Mac Central
09:00Why peer-to-peer Apple Pay is a great idea
Even in 2017, paying for things is still mostly terrible—even more so now that a multitude of options seem to confront us every time we step up to a register: Do I swipe? Insert my card? Enter a PIN? Sign my name?When Apple Pay launched in 2014, it came with the promise of reducing much of that complexity. Just tap your phone or Apple Watch to the reader and you’re done. ... Mac Central
Thursday April 27, 2017
18:16FCC asks whether to 'keep, modify, or eliminate' net neutrality rules
A U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal to scrap the foundation for its own 2015 net neutrality rules nevertheless asks for public comment on whether it should 'keep, modify, or eliminate' basic protections.FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal, announced Wednesday, would remove the FCC's two-year-old classification of broadband as a broadly regulated, telecom-like service. ... Mac Central
16:15Apple considering Venmo-like feature to make you more likely to use...
There are already a zillion ways to send money to people: banks, Venmo, Square Cash, Google, and even social networks like Facebook and Snapchat have gotten in on the act. But Apple is reportedly looking to build a money transfer feature into Apple Pay so iPhone users can send money to each other. ... Mac Central
16:02Apple Music in iOS 11 could put video front and center
Apple Music is a work in progress, and with iOS 11 Apple plans to revamp its $9.99 per month streaming service once again—this time to make video a more prominent feature.According to Bloomberg, the redesign reflects Apple’s big bets on video. Apple’s video plans span from the previously announced (and since delayed) “Carpool Karaokeî to a potential sequel to the classic R. ... Mac Central
13:37Google Trips update reminds us Google has another travel app, and it's ...
Google has so many apps these days, it’s easy to forget what they all do. So, if you happened to see an update to the Trips app that you downloaded last year but didn’t use much, you’re probably wondering what’s new. Or maybe you just need a refresher on what it does.A smart planner and city guide, Trips is meant to be the one-stop travel companion for all of your tourism needs. ... Mac Central
13:00The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: Put your iPhone in camo
Welcome to the jungleImage by Rob Schultz/MacworldThis week’s roundup features two new lines of iPhone cases with camouflage decorations. Will you ever be able to find your phone again? Read on!Snow LizardImage by Snow LizardTo read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Mac Central
09:30What to expect from Apple's Q2 2017 earnings call on May 2
Did you forget to mark your calendar for the orgy of charts and numbers that is Apple’s legally mandated quarterly release of its financial results? If so, have no fear–I remembered to mark mine for next Tuesday, May 2, when Apple will release the results in the early afternoon (Cupertino time) and then offer some of its executives up to financial analysts in an hour-long telephone call. ... Mac Central
Wednesday April 26, 2017
18:09FCC chairman plans to 'reverse the mistake' of net neutrality
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote on May 18 to kick off a proceeding to “reverse the mistakeî of the agency’s 2-year-old net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said.The rulemaking proceeding would be the first step toward repealing the regulations and reversing the agency’s 2015 decision to classify broadband as a regulated, telecom-like service. ... Mac Central
17:42Podcast 556: Uber my dead body
Oh, Uber. Uber, Uber, Uber. When will this nightmare of a company shape up? Probably never. But we have another chance to shake our heads and sigh here on the podcast, because according to a story in the New York Times, Uber’s C.E.Bro got a polite dressing down from Tim Cook, for purposely running afoul of Apple’s App Store guidelines and then trying its pathetic best to evade detection. ... Mac Central
13:00Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble brings the animated show to life through...
These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play. ... Mac Central
12:51How to save your parking spot in Google Maps
Update, 4/26/17: The article has been updated with additional information now that the parking feature is out of beta testing.Google Maps is finally starting to understand the headache that is parking. ... Mac Central
09:00Little Flocker reincarnates as Xfence, a free beta from F-Secure
When security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski took a job at Apple a few weeks ago, I heard from many people concerned about the future of his macOS app, Little Flocker, a tool that restricts apps and system processes access to files without permission. ... Mac Central
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Friday April 28, 2017
11:00Xhun Audio announces LittleOne v3.0 for Mac and Windows in VST2, VST3, ...
Xhun Audio has announced version 3.0 of LittleOne, a complete reboot for its analogue modeling software. After several years under continuous development - the research stage started in 2013 [Read More] KVR Audio
10:29Sinevibes releases Emission "Artificial Reverb" for Mac
Sinevibes has released Emission, a Mac Audio Unit plugin for creating unreal, out-of-this-world space effects. At Emission's core is a smooth reverb engine based on a traditional 'feedback delay [Read More] KVR Audio
07:49IK releases iRig Recorder 3 for Android - redesigned with new effects, ...
IK Multimedia has announced the release of iRig Recorder 3 for Android. New professional audio effects iRig Recorder 3 now comprises an expandable collection of up to 17 effects such as Normalize, [Read More] KVR Audio
07:29Steinberg updates Cubase to v9.0.20
Steinberg has updated Cubase to v9.0.20 for the full Cubase product family. This update includes improvements and resolves issues in different areas of the application. AudioWarp: Fixed an issue [Read More] KVR Audio
06:55Propellerhead announces Reason 9.5 - VST Support - Free Update
Propellerhead has announced Reason 9.5, which will be released at the end of May with their number one feature request implemented - VST plugins are coming to Reason. This is a free upgrade [Read More] KVR Audio
06:44Ueberschall releases Chillstep (Elastik soundbank)
Ueberschall has announced the release of Chillstep, a new Melodic Dubstep soundbank for their free Elastik Player. Chillstep takes the mellow musical tastes of chill and lounge music and seasons [Read More] KVR Audio
06:30Homegrown Sounds releases Motion for Kontakt with a Group Buy
Homegrown Sounds has released Motion, an advanced vector synthesizer for Kontakt designed to create evolving landscapes and atmospheres with little effort due to a series of 8 tuned global randomizers [Read More] KVR Audio
Thursday April 27, 2017
18:43Monocasual Laboratories updates Giada to v0.13. ...
Monocasual Laboratories has updated Giada to v0.13.4, codename 'Gimbal Lock', for Windows, Linux and OS X. The release offers an improved MIDI editing experience, especially on the Piano Roll [Read More] KVR Audio
09:27Detunized releases Cappa Duemila Live Pack and Universal Instrument...
Detunized has announced the release of Cappa Duemila as a Live Pack and a Universal Instrument library. Cappa Duemila features a selection of producer Jacob Korn's favourite sound sets from an [Read More] KVR Audio
08:33Le Sound By AudioGaming releases Reshape - Gesture-based multi-effect...
Le Sound By AudioGaming has announced the release of Reshape, a touch-to-play sound design tool based on exploring gesture usage to give new expression means to sound creators. It comes in 2 [Read More] KVR Audio
08:31audioD3CK updates o-clip for Mac & Win to v1.8 and announces sale
audioD3CK has updated o-clip to v1.8. Changes: Added new clipping algorithms (noisy, clean, cleanII). Brought ceiling control to main UI. Improved inline help system. Many other UI improvements. [Read More] KVR Audio
08:16Vienna Symphonic Library releases Synchron Percussion I - Multi Audio...
Vienna Symphonic Library has announced the release of a new library of orchestral percussion instruments: Synchron Percussion I was recorded at the company's newly revitalized scoring stage, [Read More] KVR Audio
08:01Roland releases GO:MIXER Compact Audio Mixer for Smartphones
Roland has announced the availability of GO:MIXER, a compact audio mixer for smartphone video production. Compatible with iOS and Android smartphones, GO:MIXER connects digitally via an included [Read More] KVR Audio
07:44Image Line releases vectorial (and bug-fix) updates for many plug-ins
Image Line has announced vectorial (and bugfix) updates for the following VST plugins: Autogun. DrumSynth Live. Edison. Gross Beat. Harmless. Harmor. Juice Pack. Maximus. Ogun. Slicex. Sytrus. [Read More] KVR Audio
07:36UVI releases Digital Synsations Vol. 2 - 3-Instrument Suite of Digital ...
UVI has released Digital Synsations Vol. 2, a 3-instrument suite picking up where the first library left off, delivering over 500 new patches designed on vintage digital synthesizers from [Read More] KVR Audio
07:22lmdsp updates Superchord to 1.0.2 with new pricing
lmdsp has updated Superchord to version 1.0.2. The price is now 99€, down from the original 149€. This free maintenance update includes the following improvements and bug fixes: Refined user [Read More] KVR Audio
07:00Best Service updates Chris Hein Solo Violin to v1.2 - Now With Two...
Best Service has announced that Chris Hein Solo Violin has been updated to v1.2, now with two different violins. Naomi and Chris Hein decided to record another violin: 'The Italian Violin'. Chris [Read More] KVR Audio
Wednesday April 26, 2017
07:02Joey Sturgis Tones releases Soar Tape Delay Plugin for Mac & Win VST2, ...
Joey Sturgis Tones has announced the release of Soar, a tape delay plugin offering a hybrid approach to using tape delay in the box, combining features from both analog and digital delays. In [Read More] KVR Audio
06:50apulSoft updates apTrigga3 to v3.3.0
apulSoft has updated apTrigga3 to v3.3.0. Changes: 10-step undo/redo support. The retrigger algorithm (threshold independent triggering) has been much improved. Added numerical displays for [Read More] KVR Audio
06:24Autodafe releases Mega Drum Machines AU/VST for Mac and Windows
Autodafe has announced the release of Mega Drum Machines, the Mac/Win Version of the Mega Drum Machines Collection for Kontakt. After the success of the original Kontakt library, an AU/VST version [Read More] KVR Audio
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Saturday April 29, 2017
20:23Dayana Networks Ltd. releases Voice Record Pro 7 Full v3.1.8
iPhone, iPad / Tools / Audio Editing: Voice Record Pro 7 is a professional voice recorder based on powerful engine of Voice Record Pro, but with a more flat design. It allows you to record voice memos and on-site sounds at unlimited length with configurable quality. Voice Record Pro 7 can record... 440Software
06:07HorNet releases HoRNet SongKey v2.0.2
Mac, Pc / Audio Production / Plug-ins & effects: Key detector. Reduced CPU usage Removed CPU spikes on windows 440Software
06:02Steinberg releases Cubase Pro v9.0.20
Mac, Pc / Audio Production / Sequencers: Digital audio workstation. Cubase version history 440Software
05:57Sinevibes releases Emission v1.0
Mac, Pc / Audio Production / Plug-ins & effects: Artificial reverb. Emission is a special processor for creating unreal, out-of-this-world space effects. At its core is a smooth reverb engine based on a traditional 'feedback delay network' design, but it breaks out of ordinary with what's inside... 440Software
Thursday April 27, 2017
10:37Harmonicdog releases MultiTrack DAW v4.3.3
iPhone, iPad / Portable Studio / MultiTracks: The power of a digital audio workstation in the palm of your hand. Release your creativity with up to 24 high quality audio tracks. Record multiple takes, harmonies, solos, and experiments. No more worrying about bouncing - each instrument can have... 440Software
05:56Manoj Kunthu releases Guitarina - Guitar in a Phone v2.0
iPhone, iPad / Instruments / Guitars: A virtual guitar for you. The chords, it knows more than a few. Play with your headphones on, until your battery's gone, or even while taking a poo. 440Software
01:15WebPractice releases Arban Study No. 1 v2.0.0
iPhone, iPad / Education / Training: Arban Characteristic Study No. 1 - Play along with the performance. Slow it down, choose to practise a few bars over and over again until youĂ˘â‚¬â„˘re practice perfect. So convenient to have it in your Phone or iPad. This iconic study has been practised and... 440Software
Wednesday April 26, 2017
20:34DMYTRO DENYS releases Organ v1.8.1
iPhone, iPad / Instruments / Others: Organ is full 88 keys virtual organ designed specifically for the iPad & iPhone. You can now play the organ on your device everywhere! Features: Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ 88 keys Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ 12 instruments Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Key labels (C-D-E, do-re-mi, Ă?Â´Ă?Âľ-Ă‘â‚¬Ă?Âµ-Ă?ÂĽĂ?Â¸,... 440Software
17:22Massimo Biolcati releases GuitAfrica v1.2
iPhone, iPad / Education / Courses: 'Ă˘â‚¬Â¦I love it!Ă˘â‚¬Â¦thatĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s the funkiest stuff ever!Ă˘â‚¬Â? - John Scofield 'GuitAfrica is a wonderful app: it enables you to discover the richness and beauty of Pan-African music. African guitar playing is a real science and GuitAfrica gives you its... 440Software
14:45MusicTheory releases Theory Lessons v2.5
iPhone, iPad / Education / Courses: Theory Lessons features 39 music theory lessons from musictheory.net, presented in their original animated versions. Complete lesson list: Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Note Duration Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Measures and Time Signature Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Rest... 440Software
12:07Xiao Yixiang releases Guitar Toolkit v3.0.6
iPhone, iPad / Tools / ToolBox: EUMLab's Guitar Master is an all-in-one toolkit for aspiring guitar players: 1. Professional tuner. 2. Extremely precise metronome. 3. Strumming patterns. 4. 157 drum loops to jam along with. 5. 108 different scales, from Jazz to Japanese! 6. Interactive chord... 440Software