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Everyone hates Apple

September 23, 2012


UPDATE:  I spent 15 mins speaking to Apple UK’s technical support and have this update for anyone interested -see end of article In the past I have been able to listen to gripes over the closed-system that Apple uses in maintaining the quality of it’s products and services – like water off a ducks back. […]

IPad 2 and MIDI

July 10, 2011


Since getting my iPad 2 I have been amazed and dismayed by some of the music apps that I am particularly interested in, namely synthesisers, drum machines and recording. GarageBand was the first purchase, and for all it’s limitations, it is clearly a highly crafted product over some of the other products. Not surprising as […]

Apple failing on iApps to desktop app integration

June 28, 2011


Apple are seriously in danger of pissing off the professional crowd with inconsistencies and half baked offerings.  There is no doubt that Apple hardware for as long as they have been around have always been ahead of the crowd, though often at the expense of some features. If you wanted to mess with the hardware […]

Cracks appearing in the iOS v Desktop world

March 30, 2011


OK, I hope Apple is listening because they have a lot of work to do if they want to get businesses on-board and using their devices to help their workflow. Keynote It seems that the iPad is not just a post-PC device but a post “whatever your workflow was” device. I invested in Keynote for […]

GarageBand for iPad

March 29, 2011


For the last few days I have been getting over a really bad cold and chest infection, but that has given me time to play with my new iPad and one of the most highly anticipated Apps that I have looked forward to. At £2.99 why wouldn’t I ? The demonstration during the keynote looked […]