Apple has reportedly been granted a very intriguing patent that suggests an exciting new world of touch technology that could permanently cement the iOS line in the music control market. The flexibility of touch screens has made them a favorite control surface, but their lack of tactile feedback has limited widespread adoption, leaving traditional buttons and knobs safe - for now. In a new patent filing Apple describes a potential new technology that allows flexible screens to morph and change shape - providing tactile feedback along with a host of other mind-blowing applications.
Mixvibes’ Cross DJ software for iPad today joins the very limited ranks of iOS DJ software that allow for MIDI control, with a brand new update, version 1.4. While Mixvibes is shipping the software with a number of mappings for controllers that haven’t be previously mapped for iPad on any software, they’re keeping the mapping […]
The new Kontrol S4/S2 MK2 controllers are in stores today (and yes, they’re in stock at the DJTT store) – and Native Instruments has released two videos showing off exactly how basic and advanced functions inside of the iOS Traktor DJ app are accessed using the new hardware. The first video (above) is relatively basic, […]
As iPad DJ apps steadily get cooler and cooler, eventually something’s got to give and make the tablet more of mainstay in DJ rigs. Zerodebug’s d(–)b takes one more small step on that path. Its modular interface for up to six deck control, along with some useful performance features and reliable beat grid analysis and […]
As with most pre-NAMM leaks, details are slim at this point – but Native Instruments this morning teased us on their Facebook page with a image whose caption specifically announces that NI will soon be launching an iPad application. Here’s the image – and read below for a bit of speculation! The Facebook caption reads: […]
We’ve been super busy packing orders the last few days, but wanted to take a minute to note that the DJ Player iOS application from the folks over at iMect has been changed to a free download for the next few days (until December 4th). It looks like users of the Red Bull BPM DJ […]
We’ve just gotten word that Vestax is announcing the V-MIDI, a product designed to act as a simple central hub for iOS musicians and DJs who want to add MIDI input devices into their devices. Read on for the product specs and learn how the V-MIDI solves some of the common complaints about making and […]
What happens when the largest internet music store for DJs decides to make an iOS app? This morning, Beatport announced a new iOS application for mashup enthusiasts, Mashbox. We take a closer look at how good the application is for performing and playing around, and Ean has his own editorial perspective to share on what […]