After yesterday’s mobile poll comes news of another boundary breaking product for mobile devices. We all know about the Frisk and Raiden faders, but Edjing’s Mixfader promises a fully wireless crossfader in a box.
Smartphones and tablets have changed our lives for ever. And it’s fair to say that they have impacted on DJs, producers, and performers too. But just how much? Vote in the short poll and tell us what you think in the comments. Hell no, maybe, or hell yes — share with us.
Much is made of audio latency in the mobile platform. Now Superpowered has devised a test, and you’re all invited to help build the definitive database.
Android 5 has allowed Algoriddim to go full multi-channel with the Pioneer WeGO3 and djay 2 for Android. And there’s a new free version too.
Mixvibes aren’t slowing the pace with Cross DJ, and now have two extra controllers mapped on Android, the Pioneer DDJ-SB and the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO2.
The winners (yes plural) of the recent Algoriddim Android giveaway have been announced. Check in to see if your name is listed.
In at this deep end, this old Apple block had to suffer the torment of spending two whole weeks making eight different Android devices dance for Algoriddim’s latest round of videos. But instead of sending them all to Algoriddim, they’ve said that we can give one away. And to win it, all you have to do is tell us why you think your DJ life will be better, and which device it’ll be.
Some may like to think that the Algoriddim people have had their fingers in their ears shouting “lalala I can’t hear you” when reading online comments about the lack of Android version to match the iOS and OS X versions of their djay software. Nothing could be further from the truth, and announced today is what many people wanted — djay 2 for Android.
With Android L and its promised low latency just around the corner, Mixvibes has been apply a little spit and polish to its groundbreaking Cross DJ for Android. Version 2 brings some interesting new features, but equally heaps the pressure on the rest of the market to bring out their own take on the Android platform.
When Google’s Eric Schmidt stopped by to see Native Instruments in Berlin, we’re pretty sure it wasn’t for Daniel Haver to discuss search engine results, or for Eric to get some insight into how the Kontrol S8 could improve his DJing. So why would NI make a huge and public deal of the Google visit?