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Intua announces BeatMaker 3 for iOS

Intua has announced the upcoming Q2 release of BeatMaker 3 for iOS. Here's what they say: BeatMaker 3's digital audio workstation provides …

Akai MPC 2000XL

Pakistani men can beat wives 'lightly,' Islamic council says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The leader of a Pakistani Islamic council has proposed a bill that allows husbands to "lightly beat" their wives as a form of discipline.<p>In the 75-page proposal, Mohammad Khan Sheerani suggests a light beating is acceptable should the need arise to punish a woman. The proposal bans forceful …

Menstruation

Healthcare Denied At 550 Hospitals Because Of Catholic Doctrine

A disturbing new report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and MergerWatch, “Health Care Denied,” finds that one in six hospitals in the U.S. are operated in accordance with Catholic religious rules, known as the Ethical and Religious Directives (ERDs).<p>While perhaps best known for …

Health Care

Home Sweet Home Recording: Demystifying Mastering

The art of mastering—and undoubtedly, it is an art—abounds with conflicting theories, advice and philosophies so as to leave any musician utterly …

Music Production

Recording Hip Hop - iPad and Apogee ONE

Debate over border wall highlights vast differences between presidential candidates | Fox News

Several candidates for the presidency in 2016 have proposed building more border wall along the nearly 2,000 mile frontier with Mexico to keep people from crossing into the U.S. illegally.<p>Here is what they have to say about a border wall.<p>DONALD TRUMP<p>Trump has been the most outspoken about building …

The Week in Review: New Wave of Apple Products

A souped-up Apple Watch courtesy of Hermes, a larger iPad Pro for gaming and entertainment, Apple TV with Siri enabled and a faster and more durable iPhone were among the tech giant’s announcements at their annual event, held on Wednesday in San Francisco.<p>Two thousand engineers, advertisers, …

Lone vet returns to Iraq to fight ISIS

9 dead in shooting at black church in Charleston, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., police said early Thursday morning.<p>"I do believe this was a hate crime," Police Chief Gregory Mullen said.<p>Eight people died on the scene at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and one …

South Carolina

Common and John Legend Win Oscar for 'Glory'

It was a glorious moment for Common and John Legend at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. The Chicago rapper and R&B crooner won the Oscar for Original …

Islamic State release video showing beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians

A group of 21 Egyptian Christians, who were seized by Islamic State fighters while working in Libya, have been killed in a new video<p>Islamic State jihadists have released a video showing the murder of 21 Egyptians, who they captured in <b>Libya</b>around Christmas.<p>The Egyptians, dressed in orange jump …

Hosni Mubarak

Japan's leader defends handling of hostage crisis

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended his policy toward terrorism, as the flag at his official residence flew at half-staff Monday in a mark of mourning for two hostages killed by the Islamic State group.<p>During a long day of parliamentary debate, Abe parried numerous questions …

Islam

Tanzania bans witchdoctors after albino murders

East African country has seen surge in murders, savage attacks and grave robberies of people with albinism<p><b>Tanzania</b> has announced a ban on witchdoctors who have been targeting the country’s large albino population in the mistaken belief their body parts can bring wealth, luck and power.<p>The country’s …

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

Shopping

Apple may have just set another Mac sales record

After a few years of stagnation, Apple may have just set a new record for Mac sales for the second quarter in a row.<p>Research firm IDC estimates that Apple shipped 5.75 million Macs in the last three months of 2014. That’s about 200,000 more than it reported shipping in the quarter that ended in …

Robert Galbraith

Future Music Magazine

Future Music issue 287 – Gear Of The Year 2014 – is on sale now: http://bit.ly/FMU287

10 must have Android apps for your new Android smartphone (2014)

Getting your first Android smartphone is a special event. It opens up a whole new world and you’re officially a part of the largest platform in the history of mobile devices. That said, there are a virtual ton of applications and getting started with them isn’t easy. In this round up, we’ll take a …

Apps

Wondering what to do with your old iPhone? Turn it into a home security system for free

Plenty of studies have shown that iPhone users upgrade their handsets more often than other smartphone users. But what should you do with that old …

Christmas comes early as 'millions' in cash spills onto Hong Kong road

Hong Kong shoppers and commuters pounce after hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of cash spills onto a busy road after an apparent accident involving cash van<p>Hong Kong shoppers and commuters thought Christmas had arrived early on Wednesday afternoon after hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of …

Elgato launches $229 Thunderbolt 2 Dock w/ USB device charging, improved audio, more

Improving on the last generation Elgato Thunderbolt dock (review), today the company is announcing a refreshed model that includes Thunderbolt 2 technology and more at the same $229 price point of the last-gen model.<p>In addition to new possibilities for driving 4K displays and other devices over the …

How to Make a Beat in MPC Software using Computer Keyboard

In this MPC Renaissance tutorial DJ Hellfire shows how to make a beat using only his computer keyboard in the new 1.7.1 MPC software update. You have …

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Rap & Hip-Hop

Computer Music Magazine

Wouldn't it be great if Computer Music mag had video for EVERY tutorial…? Guess what… NOW IT DOES!<p>Watch SIX of our expert music production videos for …

Native Instruments Founders - IMS 2014 - Keynote Interview

Seven-Time Grammy Nominee Joe Signs New Manager, New Deal With BMG Chrysalis

R&B singer/songwriter Joe and new manager/business partner Gerald "Plaid" Isaac have signed with BMG Chrysalis North America. Plaid Take-Over, the …

Business Development

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …