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    Overheating; De-clutter

    PC Notes

    If your PC is overheating, the solution could be as simple as getting rid of the filth — and we dont mean pornography...

    Sound Advice Jul 2010
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    Q. Should I use faster RAM, or more RAM?

    Is it better to buy fewer gigabytes of faster RAM, or more gigabytes of slightly slower RAM; for example, 6GB of 1066MHz...

    Sound Advice Jul 2010
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    iPad — A Great Tool For Musicians?

    Apple Notes

    Is Apples latest product simply a great lifestyle device, or is it also the next great tool for musicians?

    Techniques Jun 2010
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    Why Upgrade To Windows 7?

    PC Notes

    Not everyone has yet made the leap to Windows 7, so if youre a musician, what are the benefits of upgrading?

    Sound Advice Jun 2010
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    Q. Should I upgrade to a Mac Pro for more Firewire ports?

    My Macbook Pro has run out of grunt for what I'm doing, so I am considering upgrading to the iMac i7. However, I have a ...

    Sound Advice Jun 2010
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    How To Create Your Own iPad/iPhone App?

    Apple Notes

    Last month we discussed what the launch of the much-vaunted iPad means for musicians — but just how hard is it to create your very own iPad and iPhone apps? We look at an interesting approach...

    Techniques May 2010
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    High-capacity Drives

    PC Notes

    High-capacity drives now not only make it possible to carry entire multitrack audio projects in your back pocket, they also allow installation of some audio applications, theoretically offering a totally portable studio solution.

    Sound Advice May 2010
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    Q. Is it safe to over-clock my PC?

    I always understood that over‑clocking your computer's CPU could make it unstable and meant you needed noisy fans to cool it...

    Sound Advice Apr 2010
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    iPad For Musicians?

    Apple Notes

    The Internet has been all a-Twitter with the launch of the iPad recently. But what can this oversized iPhone offer the recording musician?

    Techniques Apr 2010
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    Solid-state Drives

    PC Notes

    The silent studio is a real possibility now that solid-state drives are offering unrivalled transfer rates, free from mechanical noise. So why arent we all switching over?

    Sound Advice Apr 2010
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    Logic Update; iPad Launch

    Apple Notes

    As Logic updates to 9.1 and an Apple launch hits the headlines, the new year could be the time to acquire some new skills.

    Techniques Mar 2010
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    SuperSpeed USB, Carbon Nanotube Computing

    PC Notes

    This month, we're talking new technologies, including futuristic carbon-nanotube computing and — more immediately — the availability of SuperSpeed USB...

    Sound Advice Mar 2010
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    Finding Synth Presets; Music From Images

    PC Notes

    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.

    Sound Advice Feb 2010
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    iPhone Music Apps

    Apple Notes

    Some of the musical iPhone apps now available are much more useful than their tiny prices suggest...

    Techniques Feb 2010
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    Shedding Features

    Apple Notes

    Apple provide great entry-level music software in the shape of Garageband, so why is Mac hardware shedding features that help entry-level musicians?

    Techniques Jan 2010
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    PC Notes

    32-bit / 64-bit in Windows 7

    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?

    Sound Advice Jan 2010
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    Solid-state Drive Performance

    Apple Notes

    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.

    Techniques Dec 2009
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    Windows 7

    PC Notes

    To buy or not to buy? That's the question, as Windows 7 finally makes its debut.

    Sound Advice Dec 2009
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    Make Your Music Pay

    Apple Notes

    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.

    Techniques Nov 2009
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    Intel's New i5 & i3 CPUs

    PC Notes

    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.

    Sound Advice Nov 2009
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    Logic Studio

    Apple Notes

    We speculate on Apples direction for music, as revealed by the launch of the new Logic Studio suite.

    Techniques Oct 2009

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