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The best free music samples download sites on the internet

<b>Sampling used to be a labour-intensive task, but with the rise of the internet, the sharing and distribution of small audio files became a simple</b> …

Exclusive video: Creative mixing with Noisia’s Nik Roos

Don't miss<p><b>Taking the latest Razer Blade Pro for a spin, Nik from Noisia gives us insight into his creative process behind mixing elements within a</b> …

Develop your funk rhythm guitar grooves with these classic chord vamps

<b>Early funk is often associated with the Godfather Of Soul James Brown, who helped pioneer this style of dance music in the late 60s and early 70s.</b> …

Photographer Austin Mann Reviews the iMac Pro

Photographer Austin Mann, who is known for the in-depth camera reviews he conducts on each new iPhone iteration, this week shared his thoughts on the iMac Pro after using the machine to edit photos and videos shot with a Hasselblad camera after visiting South America and Antarctica.<p>Mann's review …

Pharrell Williams shows you how to recreate Happy in GarageBand for iPad

<b>Pharrell Williams is looking to change the way that people learn to produce music with a new company called Tuniversity. To kick things off, he’s</b> …

Kaz Rodriguez talks viral hits, hybrid drums and A-list fans

A new star<p>In his late teens Kaz was already emerging as a session player with potent drumming skills, an unbeatable work ethic and bags of promise. …

How To Wipe a Mac Before Selling or Donating It

- Apr 18, 2017<p>If you have recently purchased a new Mac, you might be considering selling or donating your old machine. Before getting rid of old …

The secret world of microwave networks

Has anyone spanned the Atlantic with floating microwave masts yet? We're not sure...<p>Stretching between London and Frankfurt there is a private, …

How to convince your iPhone you really didn’t mean to type “duck” or “ducking”

While a little profanity never hurt anyone, the autocorrect czars over at Apple have made it maddeningly difficult to swear on the iPhone.<p>Some of us have just turned autocorrect off entirely, but Guardian columnist Steven Thrasher has found another way to trick your phone into memorizing swears: …

Mobile Technology

Mac tips, tricks and shortcuts: Here's your master list

Whether you have just purchased your first Mac or are a seasoned Mac user, this collection of shortcuts is sure to make your life easier -- or at least more efficient when seated in front of your Mac.<p>We have rounded up all of our recent Mac tips and tricks, from using Finder and Spotlight to …

Operating Systems

Spot The Station

Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from several thousand worldwide locations. It is the third brightest object in the sky and easy …

How Steve Jobs Saved Nike (and Apple) With 1 Simple Piece of Advice

Why going after every opportunity can kill your business.<p>When Nike named Mark Parker its CEO in 2006, one of the first things Parker did was call Apple CEO Steve Jobs for advice. At the time, Nike was trying to fit its digital strategy into its line of hundreds of thousands of products.<p>Steve Jobs …

Selling

New evidence that sperm whales form clans with diverse cultures, languages

Using underwater microphones, scientists track whales' unique cultural identities.<p>Sperm whales share something fundamental with humans. Both of our …

Apple Extends MacBook Pro Video Repair Program Until December 31, 2016

- Feb 19, 2016<p>If you’re a procrastinator, (like us), and have been putting off getting the video issue with your MacBook Pro fixed, there’s good …

A photographer restored old NASA photos to show outer space in incredible detail

The unedited photos, which can be viewed on Flickr under the Project Apollo Archive, offer an incredible look at both the close quarters inside space shuttles, as well as expansive views of space.<p>But some of the photos are over-exposed and hard to see clearly. To rectify this, photographer Jeremy …

‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner on Don Draper Vs. Tony Soprano and No Spin-Offs

We sat down with the mastermind behind AMC’s Mad Men to discuss his tormented hero Don Draper, that Sharon Tate theory, and why the celebrated show …

How to Crop Pictures on iPhone (Without an Editing App)

You don’t need a photo crop app to edit your pictures on iPhone or iPad. The Photos app makes it easy to perform minimal edits such as rotating or cropping a picture. If you want to edit a photo on your iPhone or iPad, you <i>could</i> buy a fancy photo editing app. But if all you need are the basic …

The simple iPhone 6 tricks that can significantly improve your camera game

People love using the iPhone’s camera and it’s helped Apple become the second most popular camera maker on Flickr, even though the company doesn’t …

Apple reportedly acquires digital audio instrument maker Camel Audio [updated]

<b>Update:</b> Jim Dalrymple over at The Loop reached out to Apple for comment. Here's what they said:<p>"Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to …

Do I need Mac anti-virus software?

There was a time when Mac computers were considered a niche market and many users just didn't bother with anti-virus software. Apple's desktop and …

How to set-up and configure Notifications on your iPad

Notification Center has an all new look in iOS 8. Configuring how and which notifications you receive from your arsenal of downloaded apps doesn’t have to be rocket science. If you are new to iOS, are having difficulties setting up notifications on your iPad, or you have no idea what Notification …

Apps

The physics of popcorn: Watch the explosion in slow motion

It's one of the most dramatic transformations in science, and it happens in your microwave.<p>Most popcorn lovers take for granted that a simple kernel of corn can metamorphose into a fluffy treat. But to a pair of French researchers, the popping of corn presents a powerful demonstration of how the …

How to Use Apple Diagnostics to Troubleshoot a Mac

On very rare occasions, and despite Apple choosing quality components, you may get a boot issue, graphics issue, or any number of other hardware …

How to enable that sexy new iTunes Notification Center widget

The advent of iTunes 12.1 gave us a sweet new widget that lets you control iTunes from the Notification Center’s Today section, without ever having to switch to the app itself. You can even favorite songs and buy currently playing tracks if you’re listening to iTunes Radio.<p>Unfortunately, this …

Tip of the Day: How to Use iOS 8's Manual Exposure in Camera

Automatic exposure (which determines how light or dark our images should be) is so convenient and accurate most of the time, but then there are those times when we end up with overexposed or underexposed images that make us cringe. After all, our cameras are pretty advanced, but it's still …

The 35 best iOS games of all time

Remember when the iPhone first came out and didn’t include support for third-party apps? Thankfully that changed in the summer of 2008, and while …

How to get rid of the predictive text suggestions on your iPhone

iOS 8 brought with it a couple of keyboard changes — adding support for predictive text suggestions when you’re using the built-in iOS keyboard.<p>This is pretty great stuff, unless it bugs you to have three words or phrases at the top of your keyboard. If that’s you, then here’s a simple way to …

The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

Outlook. Yes, Outlook.<p>Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been particularly …

Apps

How to delete mysterious ‘other’ data from your iPhone and iPad

There’s nothing more frustrating than a beautiful iPhone that has zero GB of storage left. Especially when you see that a lot of room is actually taken up by a mysterious “other” section that just seems to grow bigger over time.<p>In today’s handy video, I’m going to show you a few quick methods to …

How to sync content with iBooks on iPhone and iPad

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Updated for iOS 10.3.<p>By adjusting your settings in iBooks you can ensure that all your favorite books, audiobooks, and PDFs …