UK pirates now to get away unpunished

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The new voluntary copyright alert programme (Vcap) will see naughty pirates get issued with up to four warnings annually if their broadband connection is known to be unlawfully sharing files. What happens if you ignore these warnings you may ask? Nothing. You read correctly. As of next year if, after four warnings, the perpetrator continues [...]

SoundSight live video streaming headphones – the musician’s next social media weapon?

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If you want to take video footage from your point of view you can strap a GoPro to your head or, for a quick clip use Google Glass. Now, there’s some headphones that will livestream what you’re seeing and hearing. Could SoundSight be the next social tool for musicians? SoundSight has packed in a 1080p [...]

Apple to complete cheaper Beats deal this week

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After the news that the deal between Beats and Apple was on hold for various reasons word is that it could all be signed and sealed this week. The multi-billion dollar deal between Apple and Beats that’s set to make the first billionaire hip-hop artist stalled for some reason. One of those reasons has been [...]

Beats bought by Apple for $3.2 billion confirmation

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You may have heard the rumour mill churning out that Apple was looking to by Beats Audio in a deal worth a tasty $3.2 billion. It seems that this has now been confirmed. The confirmation came from Rapper and Actor Tyrese Gibson’s Instagram account, who posted a photo of himself and Dr Dre, where he [...]

Gibson Memory Cable shoves a digital recorder in to your guitar lead

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When noodling around on your guitar I am pretty sure you’ve probably come up with a great progression or harmony line and thought to yourself “I’m digging that, I’ll remember that for sure” only to not play it again, turn up to rehearsal and go blank. Gibson’s Memory Cable wants to help you out. Gibson [...]

High Fidelity Pure Audio showcase of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

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You know all of that space on a Blu-ray disc (50GB if it’s dual layer)? What would happen if all of that was taken up with fat wadges of audio data? Well, that’s what High Fidelity Pure Audio is and me and few others were treated to a show and tell held at Metropolis Studios [...]