One year on — the state of streaming for DJs


streaming no need for IKEA Expedit shelves

A year ago, I had a look at streaming for DJs. And on the day of Taylor Swift’s guilting of Apple, I’m back revisiting the subject to see what has changed.

DJIT’s edjing Pro app — like edjing but more stuff


edjing pro (3)

The edjing mobile app has been around for a while now. So DJIT thought it would be time to give it an upgrade. Say hello to edjing Pro.

No, Apple did not just turn its back on DJs


new macbook

In the minutes since the latest Apple broadcast, I’ve already read comments about how Apple is turning its back on DJs and making audio interfaces redundant with their new diminutive MacBook. The single USB C port does make like impossible for DJs, but it turns out that they already have MacBook for Pros, and this new MacBook is not for you.

The Apple Watch — any good for DJs?


Apple Watch DJ

wearable technology is of a relatively minority interest to DJs. But when Apple get hold of anything, suddenly it becomes a lot more desirable. And with the announcement of the Apple Watch and the kinds of included technology, there is potential for DJ performance use. So given Apple’s usual technology midas touch, would you consider an Apple Watch for enhancing your performance?

Apple’s Yosemite, iOS 8, and Handoff


Apple-continuity-handoff yosemite handoff DJ

Apple annual WWDC 2014 saw OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, and iCloud all merge together as a coherent platform, and Handoff technology making the join invisible.

Is Apple about to buy Beats?


apple to buy beats

The tech rumour mill is spinning with chatter of Apple allegedly in talks to assimilate Beats. Can’t Apple just make their own headphones? Discuss.

iPhone 5S = djay and vjay on steroids


algoriddim djay 2.1.1. 64 bit vjay

With great power comes great respons…iveness. Algoriddim get giddy and update djay and vjay for the iPhone 5S and embrace the power.

Audio apps suffer under iOS 7 — upgrade at your peril


ios 7 audio apps

Itching to install iOS 7? You might want to hold off for a while. Audio apps are struggling under the new regime.

The iPad Mini is here – a digital DJ’s perspective


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There’s no denying the impact of the iPad on the DJ scene. But for me, the iPad Mini is likely to be the one that makes a real difference.

The iPad Mini is here – a digital DJ's perspective


phil_ipad_mini

There’s no denying the impact of the iPad on the DJ scene. But for me, the iPad Mini is likely to be the one that makes a real difference.