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    Apple MacBook Air 2020

    Laptop Computer

    How does the new version of Apple's entry-level laptop fare in a music and audio-based environment?

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    10 Years Of The Apple iPad

    Influencing How We Make And Record Music

    In 10 short years, the iPad has changed the way we make and record music. We explore what the current line-up has to offer, and what the future might hold.

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    Apple set to ditch Intel?

    Rumoured switch to ARM could be announced 22nd June

    Unconfirmed report suggests the switch to ARM CPUs will be announced later this month.

    News
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    The article author Paul Baggott with Mac Pro below his studio desk

    Diary Of A Mac Pro Upgrader

    The Journey Is The Reward?

    Like many SOS readers, Paul Baggott's studio centred around the original 'cheesegrater' Mac Pro tower but in 2020 he could hold off no longer and needed to upgrade. In our 'web-only' feature, we thought you'd enjoy reading the trials-and-tribulations tale of Paul's journey and his real-world experiences as this producer bites the bullet and buys a new 2019 Mac Pro.

    People Jun 2020
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    Apple Mac Pro

    Desktop Computer

    Have Apple finally delivered the professional desktop system Mac-based musicians and audio engineers have been waiting for?

    Reviews . May 2020
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    Apple MacBook Pro 16

    Laptop Computer

    Apple's top-of-the-range laptop gains an extra inch and a lot more besides.

    Reviews Mar 2020
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    Apple iPad (6th Generation)

    Tablet Computer

    We find out how this new, lower-priced iPad fairs, in terms of real-world performance, against Apple’s top-of-the-line model.

    Reviews Jun 2018
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    Apple iMac Pro

    Computer

    Despite the iMac moniker, the iMac Pro is a very impressive machine. Is it the computer that Mac-based musicians and audio engineers have been waiting for?

    Reviews Jun 2018
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    Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro

    Tablet Computer

    Apple unveiled the much-rumoured 10.5-inch iPad Pro at this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose.

    Reviews Sep 2017
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    Apple iPad

    App Works: Making Music On The Move

    Apple quietly introduced a new iPad in a press release towards the end of March — called simply iPad. It isn’t a new flagship for the company, more an affordable replacement for the iPad Air.

    Reviews Jun 2017
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    Apple 9.7-Inch iPad Pro

    Tablet Computer

    Apple recently unveiled their second model in the iPad Pro range: the smaller 9.7-inch iPad Pro with the same dual-core, 64-bit A9X system-on-chip as its big brother.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    Apple’s iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Vs Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4

    Screen Test

    Both Apple’s and Microsoft’s flagship tablet devices are large, powerful and elegant. But which is best for musicians?

    Reviews May 2016
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    Apple iPhone 6

    Smartphone

    While the iPhone 6 might not be the most aesthetically pleasing device Apple have made, it’s obviously the most powerful so far and with the largest displays yet seen on an iPhone.

    Reviews Dec 2014
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    MIDI Networking

    Apple Notes

    We revisit the world of MIDI networking, inviting multiple devices, and even PCs, to the party.

    Techniques Apr 2013
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    Apple iMac

    Computer

    Apple have dramatically revamped the iMac — and have made it a tempting choice for the studio.

    Reviews Mar 2013
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    Wireless MIDI

    Apple Notes

    This month we look at wireless options for passing MIDI between your iOS device and your Mac.

    Techniques Mar 2013
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    A studio in the palm of your hand. For music and audio apps, the iPad Mini offers roughly the same performances as the third-generation iPad, but in a lighter, more slender and cheaper package.

    App Works

    Making Music On The Move

    This month we look at the new iPad Mini, Microsoft Surface and Borderlands Granular Synth app.

    Reviews Jan 2013
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    Upgrading Mac OS

    Apple Notes

    With OS 10.8 Mountain Lion nearly upon us, just when is the right time to upgrade your Mac OS — and to what version?

    Techniques Aug 2012
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    Audiobus

    Apple Notes

    For those suffering the frustrations of moving audio from one app to another, a solution may finally have arrived, in the form of Audiobus.

    Techniques Jul 2012
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    Protecting Against Viruses On Macs

    Apple Notes

    After years of relative immunity, the Mac platform may now be more vulnerable to virus attacks. What precautions should you be taking?

    Techniques Jun 2012
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    New iPad v Mac

    Apple Technique

    While the iPad users are getting all the attention, let’s learn to love our Macs again...

    Techniques May 2012

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