Some of the musical iPhone apps now available are much more useful than their tiny prices suggest...
Find that elusive synth preset when you cant remember its name, generate music from your own images, and catch up with the latest PC news bites.
Apple provide great entry-level music software in the shape of Garageband, so why is Mac hardware shedding features that help entry-level musicians?
If youre upgrading to Windows 7, you might be considering buying a 64-bit version to access more RAM. But will you still be able to use all your 32-bit plug-ins?
Inta Audios i5 system offers high performance and very low acoustic noise levels at a competitive price.
Have you wondered how well Apples solid-state drive option for their MacBook Pro and MacBook Air actually performs? This month we put it to the test.
To buy or not to buy? That's the question, as Windows 7 finally makes its debut.
As Apple and Spotify mark out the boundaries of the sharing culture, copyright owners are still looking for ways to make their music pay in a digital age.
Powerful CPUs seem to get cheaper by the day, as evidenced by Intels new i5 and i3 series, which promise enough grunt for even demanding musicians, but with a lower price tag than the popular i7 range.
You might expect a specialist audio PC to come with an intimidating price tag, but — as the Rain Recording Solstice range proves — that need not be the case...
We speculate on Apples direction for music, as revealed by the launch of the new Logic Studio suite.
If your PC struggles to run the plug-ins you want to use, how about shifting some of the load to its graphics card?
I have a PC with a Q6600 quad‑core processor running Cubase 4, and despite clicking on the Cubase 'Multi Processing' switch,...
While music software interfaces still lag behind hardware in the tweakability stakes, theres a lot we can do to improve that situation with Mac OSs built-in features.
This month, Martin Walker checks out ways to speed up your computer and investigates this curious DiffMerge thingamebob...
We round up the latest from the Apple Developers Conference and the implications for Mac musicians.
We address a few common PC music questions and introduce the best software solutions for drive backup.
News, tips and advice for Mac-based musicians.
The Giga sampling platform may be coming back from the dead, with the news that developer Gary Garritan has acquired it from Tascam. PC Notes reports.
If youve built your own music PC in the last couple of years, you might now be finding that aspects of it need upgrading. PC Notes offers some advice.
After much recent speculation concerning Apples desktop trinity, the company quietly made big news this month by unveiling new Mac Pros, iMacs and Mac Minis.
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