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Dorico 2.1 is out, with two official new features — a notehead set editor and swing playback — and boasting a slew of other improvements in …

Software

Instruments

Enlarge Image ><p>Enlarge Image ><p>Enlarge Image ><p>Enlarge Image ><p>I made this bass for jazzer Greg Cordez. We looked at the classical outlines of Vincenzo …

Online Music Font Comparison v2.0

A:<p>B:<p>Select the excerpt:<p>Annotations -> at the bottom of the page<p>Creating the Elbsound Music Font Comparison:<br>from Layout Requirements to Fonts<p>The …

Video

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Toronto shooter named by Canadian officials<p>Faisal Hussain's family say he has …

10 things you didn’t know about iPhone 6s / 6s Plus, Apple TV 4, iPad Pro + iPad mini 4

Apple’s “Hey Siri” special event was so completely jammed with major announcements that a lot of little details fell through the cracks — performance differences between the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, battery surprises in the iPad Pro and iPad mini 4, and connectivity omissions in the Apple TV 4, just …

IPad Pro

PhoneDog | The Leader in Mobile Phone News and Reviews

A close look at why the tablet market isn't coming back

The tablet market has hit a wall. Shipments contracted for the second consecutive quarter at the start of 2015, declining by 6% year-over-year (YoY).<p>As recently as 2011, annual global tablet shipments growth surged 305%. But by 2014, total tablet shipments growth had slowed to just 8%.<p>In a new …

The best Bluetooth keyboard

<i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After testing 20 Bluetooth keyboards with a four-person panel, and using our favorites for months of daily work, we found the Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard K810/K811 …

Rechargeable Batteries

Apple’s ‘Hey Siri’ Event Roundup: Upgraded iPhone 6s, Bigger iPad Pro, Revamped Apple TV + Apple Watch updates

Apple’s Wednesday, September 9th event is shaping up to be one of the largest in the company’s history. The Cupertino-based company is planning to unveil several major new products on stage, including a pair of new iPhones with revamped internals, a sequel to the Apple TV, a larger version of the …

IPad Pro

Here are all the products Samsung just announced at IFA 2015

It’s been a busy week of product announcements at IFA 2015 and Samsung this morning held a highly anticipated press event where it announced several …

Washing Machines

Mice signed by Jobs and Woz are the perfect gift for any Apple fan

Have a spare $3,900 lying around to spend on the Apple fan in your life? If so, you could do a lot worse than splashing out on twin mice, still in their packaging, signed by none other than Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Wozniak.<p>While the Woz autograph was obtained through Woz’s website, eBay …

Apple Watch

Big-battery Lenovo Vibe P1 and P1m have several power tricks up their sleeve

It’s always wise to wait for a phone’s official announcement, even when online retailers jump the gun and seemingly let the cat out of the bag, fully …

Samsung launches SleepSense, a smart sleep-tracker that connects to your home appliances

Samsung has launched a new “Internet of Things” (IoT) healthcare device designed to improve your sleep.<p>At the IFA consumer technology event in Berlin, Samsung unveiled the cylindrical device that connects with your TV, air conditioning, music system, and other home appliances — all managed through …

Samsung launches SmartThings Hub to manage home IoT systems

With Samsung losing momentum in areas like smartphones and tablets, the company announced today an ambitious bet on the Internet of Things as it seeks to regain momentum.<p>At the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Samsung officials unveiled a SmartThings Hub, which can be used to connect …

Samsung's SleepSense tracker shuts off the TV when you snooze

Samsung has just revealed its take on the sleep-tracking concept with a new device called SleepSense. Rather than making you wear something on your wrist at night (which is a non-starter for a lot of folks), Samsung proposes that you slip the flat, disk-like device under your mattress, like similar …

Last-minute Apple TV 4 rumors include $149 price tag, A8 chip, no 4K

People tend to forget Apple’s glamorous September 9 press event isn’t expected to be all about new iPhones, with a long overdue set-top box upgrade …

Huawei is the new Samsung

Huawei's big launch at IFA this year is the 5.5-inch Mate S. That phone's headline feature? Force Touch, the ability of the touchscreen display to sense varying levels of pressure, which can be used to do cool things like weighing oranges. It's a feature that's been rumored to be coming to the next …

LG's new G Pad II really isn't anything new

LG's never been scared of trying new things when it comes to smartphones, even pioneering the strange-yet-convenient back-button placement other manufacturers have copied since. By comparison, the company has played it safe with its G Pad tablet range, none of which have had any particularly …

Gear & Gadgets

Tata Sky+ Transfer to allow customers to view their favourite content on their smartphones without any data usage

Tata Sky, the pioneer of technological innovations in the DTH industry, today announced the launch of ‘Tata Sky+ Transfer’ set top box (STB) – a …

Vodafone is now one of India’s largest retailers with over 9800 retail stores

With over 9,800 branded retail stores, covering over 1.54 million sq.ft. and attracting more than 115 million footfalls annually, Vodafone India can …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 with 4G LTE is now available in India for Rs. 39,400

After unveiling it back in June earlier this year, Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Tab S2 in India today. Priced at Rs. 39,400, the …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be launched in India on September 7

During the official unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, the South Korean smartphone giant had announced that it …

IFA 2015: Sony unveils the Xperia Z5, Z5 Premium, and Z5 Compact

IFA 2015 has started and this time around, we are expecting some major launches from Sony. Many rumors have surfaced about Sony’s three new …

IFA 2015: Lenovo unveils the Vibe P1, Vibe P1m, and Vibe S1 smartphones

At the IFA 2015, Lenovo has unveiled three smartphones in its Vibe series — the Lenovo Vibe P1, Vibe P1m, and Vibe S1. The main feature of Vibe P1 …

IFA 2015: Motorola Moto 360 (2015) and Moto 360 Sport unveiled

After teasing its next-generation Android Wear-based smartwatch, Motorola has finally announced the Moto 360 (2015) during IFA 2015. Unlike last …

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo receives FAA approval for 70Mbps 2Ku service, commercial roll out by 2016

Gogo, the leading in-flight Wi-Fi provider has received its final Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA, making it eligible to launch 2Ku …

Iliad’s Free Mobile registers 16 percent growth in first half of 2015

Free Mobile, a French Mobile, part of Iliad group has added 820,000 customers in the first half of 2015, increasing its share of French mobile market …

IFA 2015: Huawei takes wraps off the Mate 7 smartphone with Force Touch Technology

At the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) Berlin 2015, Huawei took the wraps off the Mate S smartphone. It is a smaller version of the Ascend Mate …