11 Sep 2019 · When it's launched this October, macOS Catalina will break your music apps and equipment while doubling down on those annoying security prompts. Fun times ahead, then!
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09 Jul 2019 · Starting at USD 1299, the 13-inch MBP is now powered by an 8th-generation 1.4GHz Core i5 or 1.7GHz Core i7 processor and comes with a TrueTone Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage.
25 Jun 2019 · Is Apple planning a new 16" Macbook Pro for September? The rumour mill claims the new MBP will have a stunning 3072 x 1920 screen! Enough to fit on your DAW's mix console, then...
21 Jun 2019 · Apple is urging all owners of the "MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) model to check its serial number online and confirm whether their laptop is eligible for a free battery replacement.
14 Jun 2019 · Following the 10.4.5 update, Logic Pro X officially supports up to 1000 stereo audio channel strips, 1000 software instrument channel strips, 1000 auxiliary channel strips...
03 Jun 2019 · Apple has announced the new Mac Pro with up to 28 cores and 1.5 TB of memory. In a sharp departure from the previous model, the Mac Pro brings back PCI Express slots – eight of them!
22 May 2019 · Eight-core configurations are accessible on the 15-inch MacBook Pro, starting at USD 2800. It's a significant upgrade in power for music producers.
27 Mar 2019 · The latest Mojave update (10.14.4), released yesterday, quietly improves the USB audio situation on 2018 Macs, as mentioned in the release notes and in beta testing user feedback.
25 Mar 2019 · What can the new iMacs do for musicians and producers? Both the 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs now have 8th/9th-gen Coffee Lake Intel processors and Radeon Pro Vega graphics. Worth an upgrade?
20 Mar 2019 · The new iPad Air and iPad Mini are powerful, musician-friendly, and certainly among the nicest ~USD 500 pieces of gear you can purchase at the time. Headphone jack and Lightning port, anyone?
15 Jan 2019 · At almost six years old, a a major update to Apple's DAW seems warranted - either Logic Pro X 10.5 or Logic Pro XI. Could the timing of the latest bug fix update suggest an imminent major update?
31 Oct 2018 · Apple is touting a full-fledged professional computer with big boy hardware such as quad-core 8th Gen Intel processors, support for up to 64GB of RAM, and up to 2TB of space.
31 Oct 2018 · There are two particularly important changes for iOS musicians. The first is the 3.5mm headphone jack's removal, and the second is the introduction of USB C in place of the old Lightng port.
30 Oct 2018 · Apple's groundbreaking laptop receives a successor equipped with a high-resolution Retina display (no True Tone, though), USB-C/Thunderbolt ports, and Touch ID fingerprint-scanning protection.
28 Sep 2018 · Version 10.4.2 adds the long-requested option of relocating LPX's Sound Library to an external storage device so you can move those Apple Loops out of your SSD's way.
22 Aug 2018 · A new Mac Mini suitable for music production? In the works, apparently. Here's a a few things Apple should address to make this computer suitable for professionals, including music producers.
20 Aug 2018 · Bass players often have a tough time standing out on stage. That didn't stop the bassist Danish band D-A-D from coming up with this eye-catching gimmick...
06 Aug 2018 · The 13-inch laptop will be powered by Intel's Kaby Lake Refresh 14nm processors. This implies the upcoming laptop will be significantly faster than the 12-inch MacBooks, which work with ultra low-power M3 ...
30 Jul 2018 · Will this change sort of kill the iPad for some musicians incorporating the wealth of iOS apps in their setups? Unlikely. All it will take to fix things up is a dongle with a good ol' 3.5mm jack and an USB ...
12 Jul 2018 · Apple has announced upgrades to the top-tier MacBook Pros of interest to music professionals needing more power and storage. But it hasn't addressed the butterfly keyboard's fragility.
05 Jul 2018 · It looks like Apple may have new MacBooks and iPads in store for the Fall 2018: Media reports say it's registered five new iPads and five new Mac laptops with the Eurasian Economic Commission.
22 Jun 2018 · Apple has dished out a comprehensive GarageBand update with plenty of new content for songwriters at home and on the go; this patch is available to music makers on all Apple platforms for free.
18 Jun 2018 · Apple may bestow USB-C ports on 2019 iPhones and iPads, ditching the long-standing Lightning port. Such a move won't be at all surprising considering the recent USB-C only MacBooks and MacBook Pros.
01 May 2018 · Apple wants to include the chipmaker's latest Coffee Lake mobile processors in its machine, apparently, but Intel doesn't have enough of them to meet its orders.