Keeping your music PC hooked up to the Internet, with security software active, has a surprisingly small impact on performance...
With expected component shortages and the consequent rise in hard‑drive prices, what can the PC musician expect from 2012?
The Windows Store is due to open in late February, but will over-zealous security measures lessen its appeal?
As the PC world embraces Thunderbolt technology on new devices and peripherals, AMD weigh in with budget-priced competition...
Checking real-world latency just got easier, with a new tool from DAW Bench...
A consumer preview version of Windows 8 has been released to mixed reviews — but what does the horizon look like for musicians?
A new program makes it possible to use your favourite 32-bit plug-ins in any 64-bit DAW.
Shut Down, Sleep or Hibernate — which is the most efficient for the PC musician?
Intel’s Ivy Bridge processor may be closer than we thought — but does it make sense for musicians?
Announcements in the touchscreen world of Windows 8-compatible products hint at competition for the iPad.
With functionality that could actually surpass that of the iPad, Microsoft’s Surface looks set to make a big splash in the tablet market.
The recent release of Logic Pro X brought into focus once again Apple's bold approach to backwards compatibility and legacy support — which is to say that there often isn't very much of it!
Forthcoming Intel CPUs offer a quieter life and more power to PC musicians.
If your workflow is a casualty of the closure of MobileMe, it’s probably time to start looking for alternatives...
Windows 8’s new GUI may take some getting used to, but the features it brings should make the effort worthwhile.
With the advent of Lion and Mountain Lion, the way we save and manage documents is changing. But what does this mean for studio musicians?
Now that Windows 8 supports touchscreen operation, manufacturers are getting inventive with their hardware formats...
This month, we take a look at some great little apps for problem solving.
As the Surface Pro hits these shores, long-time Windows users are still suspicious of Microsoft’s move towards touchscreen functionality.
Think outside the box with a multiple monitor setup.
The imminent release of Intel’s latest processor, Haswell, is expected to bring with it improved graphics and lower power consumption.
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