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New Yorker iPad App has a cover made on an iPad (by David Hockney)

Well, if there was any doubt about the iPad being a content creation platform then it hasn’t occurred to David Hockney as he made the cover for the New Yorker iPad app on an iPad. More at JustiPhoneArt.

iPads at the Apple Store

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Next big update to Mixtikl due in under a month

According to this tweet from Intermorphic:

We’ve been quiet on the news front of late, simply cos we’ve been busy working on the next big #Mixtikl update. Likely out <1 month now 🙂

Mixtikl

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Tinysizer

More at Matrixsynth.

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Isn’t it lovely?

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NLog MIDI Synth Promo Code Give Away

Today I have 5 promo codes for the excellent new NLog MIDI Synth to give away, and all you have to do is answer this question.

“Which MIDI interface is NLog MIDI Synth compatible with?”

Send your answer via email to palmsounds.comp@me.com by 6pm GMT tomorrow 29th September.

Please note that promo codes only work in the US version of the iTunes app store. If you do not have a US iTunes account you will not be able to redeem the code.

NLog

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iWriteMusic: Score app with no sound

Here’s an interesting app for notation. One that let’s you write a score, but doesn’t play it. That’s right. No sound!


Here’s the app’s description:

This app is especially dedicated to musicians, composers, arrangers, teachers, students and everyone who creates sheet music very often, searching and waiting for such long time to have handy, easy to use notation app with great features.

Totally new user interface, “easy to understand” input method, you can finish writing much quicker than other music notation softwares. This app automatically creates pdf file so you can email it to your colleagues to share it or to yourself to printout. You’ll be surprised by what your iPhone can do with this iWriteMusic!

KEY FEATURES:

  • Very Easy Input Method.
  • Create Fabulous Looking Sheet Music in PDF to Email and Print.
  • Great Page View: You can also adjust the size. Up to 15 tracks per page.
  • Chord Only Track possible.
  • Hide Track Setting: You can create parts very easily.
  • Zoom in / Zoom out on both editor view and page view.
  • Copy & Paste (except for Chords).
  • Up to 10 undos with Shake to Undo (enable/disable).
  • Easy Transpose.
  • Articulations, Dynamics, Repeat Signs.

LIMITATIONS on Free Version:

  • Email function disabled.
  • Water mark on page view.

LIMITATIONS on Current Version:

  • No Sound.
  • Note Range (E3 to F6 on Treble Clef, G1 to A4 on Bass Clef)
  • No Octave adjustments (8va, 8vb, 15ma, 15mb)
  • No Harmony Writing on each track.
  • No Slurs.
  • No Key Change within a song.
  • No Time Change within a song.
  • No Data Transfer to other devices except for pdf file through email.
  • Up to 40 Bars on 4/4 (may vary depending on your time signature setting and applications running in background)
  • Work well on iPhone 3GS (or equivalent iTouch/iPad) or Higher. Can work on iPhone 3G, but responses may become slower and unstable around 8 bars). Please test on free version first.

KNOWN ISSUES:

  • Text data (such as title, bar numbers) might be displayed with different font on computers when you open pdf files received through emails.
  • Text data may not show up on Google Document. 

The app is priced at $3.99.

iWriteMusic

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Argos Project shutting down

In many ways this doesn’t come as a big shock as apps like TouchOSC already do a lot of what Argos set out to do. Even so, it is always a shame to see a promising project shut down.

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AppleTV does run iOS

So there’s been lots of news around the AppleTV running iOS, but this post from TUAW has some more detail and starts to suggest that other Mac products could make the transition to iOS too?

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Pictures from the Open Hardware Summit

Are available here.

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How did you get started in mobile music?

This is a bit of a ‘introduce yourself’ request. Basically I’m looking for your story on how you got into mobile music making. The how, the why, the whole what you’re doing with it kind of thing.

Love to hear your story.

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