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IK Multimedia: iRig UA, iRig Mic Studio, Rig PowerBridge
IK revealed three new products at NAMM this year. The new iRig UA, is the first digital effects processor and interface to allow universal near-zero latency guitar processing with AmpliTube UA on all devices with Android 4.0 or higher and that support USB host mode/USB OTG. IK has solved the issue of Android platform fragmentation and OS latency by moving the DSP (Digital Signal Processing) to iRig UA. It features a built-in high performance 32-bit DSP, a 24-bit A/D converter, 44.1/48KHz sample rate, a crystal clear low-noise instrument preamp and an ultra-compact enclosure. With its premium specifications, it's able to provide great sound, better playability, extreme portability and an unprecedented cross-platform compatibility. It will be available Q2, 2015, for $99.99 US / 79.99 EU. The second new product, iRig Mic Studio, is an ultra-portable large-diaphragm digital condenser microphone for iOS devices, Mac/PC and Android. Offering an extremely portable size, it packs a 1" diameter condenser capsule into an ultra-compact enclosure to capture professional recordings anywhere. It comes in silver or black and will be available Q1, 2015, for $179.99 US / 144.99 EUR. Coming last is the iRig PowerBridge, new charging system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that allows for the continuous charge of the device while using iRig accessories. Now mobile musicians can practice, perform and record with their favorite 30-pin or Lightning-compatible digital IK gear - like iRig Mic HD, iRig HD, iRig Keys, iRig PRO or iRig MIDI 2 - for as long as they want, anytime and everywhere. iRig PowerBridge will ship Q1, 2015 in two versions - one for Lightning and one for 30-pin - priced at $69.99 US / 54.99 EUR. All prices are excluding VAT. [source]
New music-making service from Propellerhead
Create, share, collaborate and remix with other musicians using the new Propellerhead music-making service. This free music service connects the Figure and Take mobile apps with the award-winning Reason music production software, to make it easy to exchange music pieces. Propellerhead is also introducing Discover, feeds of inspiring community-made music. Users will be able to move musical ideas between mobile apps and Reason, share music publicly, and find inspiration in Discover, Propellerhead-curated, community-made music pieces, all ready and available for use in their creations. Updated versions of Reason (8.1), Take and Figure that connect to the service are available now. [source]
End-of-the-year updates for Adobe Illustrator Line and Photoshop Sketch
Adobe has been busy making Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Adobe Illustrator Line apps even better. Both have been updated with support for Pencil by FiftyThree and Wacom's Intuos Creative Stylus 1, Intuos Creative Stylus 2, and the new Bamboo Stylus Fineline! The applications now also save drawings periodically so if your iPad crashes or its battery runs out, your work will be recovered when you launch the app again. The updated versions of Adobe Illustrator Line and Adobe Photoshop Sketch are available now (free) in the iTunes App Store. More here. [source]
Apple releases WatchKit
Apple announced the availability of WatchKit, software that gives developers a set of tools to easily create experiences designed specifically for Apple Watch. Developers can create innovative WatchKit apps, actionable notifications and Glances, for timely information accessible by an easy, quick look at Apple Watch. Developers can create notifications that allow users to take action or respond right from their wrist such as turning the lights off after they've left the house, quickly accessing flight details at the airport, and rerouting their transit when a train or bus is late. Developers can incorporate Glances, which quickly show users information they care about most, such as the latest news and sports scores, alarm system status or the next step of a favorite recipe. The iOS 8.2 SDK beta including WatchKit is available immediately for iOS Developer Program members at developer.apple.com/watchkit. The WatchKit site includes programming guides, human interface guidelines, templates and more. Starting later next year, developers will be able to create fully native apps for Apple Watch. [source]
AmpliTube for iPhone and iPad adds iOS 8 support
IK Multimedia announced a new version of AmpliTube for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The ultimate mobile guitar and bass multi-effects processor app now includes new features and gear that complement its comprehensive recording functions and vast collection of virtual equipment. With its 2 new high-gain ENGL amps, direct iRig BlueBoard integration, 8-track recorder (on the iPhone and iPod touch version), cross-app file and purchase sharing, new Loop Drummer Style Packs and more, the new AmpliTube for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is the most powerful version to date. The new AmpliTube is also fully compatible with iOS 8, including Audiobus, and its latency and MIDI control have both been improved. The new version of AmpliTube is a complimentary update for existing users of all versions of AmpliTube, and it's available now as both a free or paid app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for $19.99 US / 17.99 EUR for new users. The new ENGL E650 and ENGL Powerball amp heads are available via in-app purchase for $6.99 US / 5.99 EUR each. The new Loop Drummer 2 Style Packs are available via in-app purchase for $3.99 US / 3.59 EUR each. [source]
Adobe introduces Premiere Clip
The new Premiere Clip is Adobe's free app that lets users, in a few quick steps, turn clips and images from their iPhones or iPads into polished videos, and then share them with friends, family, and clients. It's a powerful tool for creative pros; and for established video pros, the app makes it easy to create edits on-the-go and draft a project for further refining in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. [source]
Autodesk's all-new SketchBook for mobile
As a mobile version of Autodesk SketchBook celebrate its five-year anniversary, Autodesk is unveiling a brand new SketchBook for iOS and Android, including Intel-based Android mobile devices, which unites the mobile experience across all platforms, so the same SketchBook app will work on both mobile phones and tablets. With this consistent design philosophy guiding their efforts, Autodesk developed new tools to further enrich the mobile drawing toolkit, including layer blending modes including glow and soft glow, selection tools for manipulating, transforming, and drawing within specific parts of the image, all new brushes, including a set of synthetic and smudge brushes (a top community-requested addition), dynamic flood fill tools with solid, linear and radial gradients, a completely redesigned and customizable UI, an enhanced gallery for an easy way to view, organize and manage sketches, optimizations for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8, and more. [source]
Livestream: Broadcast live from GoPro Hero cameras
The latest update to the Livestream app for iOS includes an exciting new feature that allows users to broadcast live using your GoPro Hero as a camera source! For the first time ever, users can share their GoPro video live with millions of people worldwide - all they need is tjeir GoPro camera and the Livestream app for iOS! [source]
First weekend iPhone sales top 10 million
Apple has sold over 10 million new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, a new record, just days after the launch on September 19. The iPhones are available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and the UK and will be available in more than 20 additional countries on September 26. The new phones will be available in 115 countries by the end of the year. Also available is the new iOS 8.
Apple introduces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
Apple announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, featuring two new models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in a thin and seamless design. The new iPhones feature a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum that conforms seamlessly with the shaped glass of the display, resulting in a completely smooth and continuous surface. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are engineered to be the thinnest ever, delivering a bigger display in a design that is still comfortable to hold and easy to use. The new iPhones include an Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture; advanced iSight and FaceTime HD cameras; fast wireless technologies; and Apple Pay, an easier way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger. Both models include iOS 8, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, QuickType keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing and iCloud Drive. With Metal, a new graphics technology in iOS 8, developers can take performance of the A8 chip even further to bring console-class 3D games to iPhone. The A8 chip also includes a new, powerful image signal processor that enables advanced camera and video features. Both models include the M8 motion coprocessor that gathers motion data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and the new barometer. The new iPhones will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK beginning on Friday, September 19. The iOS 8 will be available starting September 17 to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as a free software update. Appple also introduced Apple Watch, the company's new watch companion for iPhones. [source]
Lytro brings Light Field technology to film and TV production
Lytro introduced Lytro Cinema, the world's first Light Field solution for film and television production. The breakthrough capture system enables the complete virtualization of the live action camera -- transforming creative camera controls from fixed on set decisions to computational post-production processes -- and allows for historically impossible shots. Designed for cutting edge visual effects, Lytro Cinema represents a complete paradigm shift in the integration of live action footage and computer generated (CG) visual effects. The rich dataset captured by the system produces a Light Field master that can be rendered in any format in post-production and enables a whole range of creative possibilities that have never before existed. Lytro Cinema comprises a camera, server array for storage and processing, which can also be done in the cloud, and software to edit Light Field data. The entire system integrates into existing production and post-production workflows, working in tandem with popular industry standard tools. Lytro Cinema will be available for production in Q3 2016 to exclusive partners on a subscription basis. [source]
Cubase Pro 8.5 trial available
Steinberg releases a free Cubase Pro 8.5 trial version which is fully functional for 30 days.
BeatEdit for Premiere Pro
Mamoworld released BeatEdit for Premiere Pro, a plug-in for automatic detection of beats in music and representing them as markers in the Premiere Pro timeline.
Try The Foundry's Colorway for free
The Foundry has announced the evolution of its Colorway application to address the needs of today's design industry.
April update of Adobe Experience Design CC
Adobe released the first update of Adobe Experience Design CC, its visual design and prototyping application.
Grass Valley rolls out EDIUS 8.2
EDIUS from Grass Valley is offering a number of new creative features in version 8.
New firmware for RED cameras supports Avid DNxHR and DNxHD codecs
RED Digital Cinema released a free firmware update for all DSMC2 cameras containing support for Avid DNxHR and DNxHD recording formats.
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