While hardware still seems to be the preferred method of wrangling software in the DJ world, touch screens are continuing to make inroads into this area. touchAble has been a key player in this market, and with the freshly announced touchAble 3, a release focussed on taming the finer points of Ableton Live.
The adoption of mobile devices into DJing has been slow but steady, with solutions that exists entirely as apps, or using the iPad laptop style to drive the apps. But the Modulares Interface approach is to fully encase an iPad inside a frame and build your own configurable controllers with modular components. Jared and Dan take a look.
While the tradition MPC offers awesome pad-based performance, the window into its world is tiny. iMPC Pro however opens up that window in a big way.
Native Instruments has rolled out a long overdue update for iMaschine, making the iPad version more advanced than the iPhone counterpart.
Video is slowly picking up steam for DJs. And vidibox looks to embrace audio and video in an iPad friendly environment to offer an intuitive interface.
It might seem like a small thing, but adding slicer to the Serato Remote app might just have changed the way hardware and software operates.
Serato Remote gets an update, and brings slicer mode to every user of Serato DJ, even if their hardware doesn’t have pads.
From handheld hardware to Blackberry app to iPad app — Pacemaker for iPad is finally here and it aims to embrace Spotify streaming too.
Hercules has gone entirely with the new DJControlWave controller. Powered by DJuced software and apps, it’ll run on laptops and iPads.
Mixvibes is feeling the New Year spirit, and has released Cross DJ 1.6 for iPad, complete with samples and a special NYE party pack.