Category Archives: Digital music

Play and experiment some weird music with this all-HTML5 Theremin

Remember those 50s SciFi themes and soundtracks? Those B-Movie horror scenes? Well, most of them were made with a Theremin. The instrument was invented by a young Russian physicist named Lev Sergeevich Termen in 1920. Now you can play it … Continue reading

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WinAmp, one of the first MP3 players, shuts down after 15 years

After 15 years, the final curtain falls over WinAmp, one of the very first MP3 Players. I still remember quite well the first version I used on my back-then brand new notebook (a Pentium 120 MHz-based, Windows 95 behemoth): WinAmp … Continue reading

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A working iPod on a web page: a tribute to Steve Jobs – and a great HTML 5 example too!

Inventika Solutions, a small Web development company, created this astounding HTML 5+CSS3+jQuery project that works exactly as the original iPod – as a tribute to Steve Jobs. The Mumbai-based company achieved great reviews because of this work – and they … Continue reading

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Economic downturn? Not for IT & consumer electronics, which will reach $2.1 trillion in 2012 – Gartner reports

ComputerWorld today reports a Gartner projection for 2012: the spending amout for IT, consumer electronics, mobile phones, digital media and services will reach $2.1 trillion by the end of the year. That’s $114 billion more than 2011 (roughly +5%) which … Continue reading

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Sting 25 iPad app: a music tribute and a great app too!

Partner site reports on one of the very best music app these days – and a free one too! Sting just released the Sting 25 iPad app, celebrating his long solo career along with plenty of video and audio … Continue reading

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A Lego stop-motion masterpiece and a tribute to 8-bit videogames? Ask Rymdreglage!

Swedish group Rymdreglage (AKA Ninja Moped) has released a stunning video that’s both a tribute to 8-bit videogames – namely NES – and Lego stop-motion technique masterpiece. They did it in just 1,500 hours using tons of lego, patience and… … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle: a Freddie Mercury tribute!

Today, Freddie Mercury, Queen‘s frontman, rock star and great artist, would turn 65. He died 20 years but still his legend lives on. Google celebrates this eclectic artist with a special Google Doodle with a nice synced-in version of Don’t … Continue reading

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MySpace’s future? Ask Justin Timberlake, he’s got a plan

Back in 2005, MySpace marked history with News Corp’s original purchase price in excess of $580 million. Giving more headeaches and dismay to Mr. Murdoch, MySpace was sold last week to an advertising network called Specific Media for a mere … Continue reading

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WWDC 2011, Apple’s about to unveil iOS5, Lion and cloud solutions

Apple’s WDDC 2011 is here to stay! While there’s no evidence that an iPhone 5 (too much hyped) may be introduced, it’s almost for sure that Mac OS X Lion and iOS 5 will be presented as well as the … Continue reading

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