I use my iPhone quite a bit, and I know that many people use it to also create tunes. Now you can have a guitar which integrates an iPhone dock, and it’s fully powered by the phone, making it the ultimate iGuitar. I’m not sure, but it’s definitely an interesting idea.
A DJ friend mentioned in passing about 3 weeks ago that Marco Bailey would come to Taiwan, but at some club in Kaohsiung. The last time that I saw him was in Montreal, a couple of years ago. It might have been Aria. Anyway, I’m a big fan of Marco’s hard techno beats (MB Elektronics), so I made sure that I had some tickets to the event.
While some may argue they need to be reachable at all hours of the day, the reality is only a tiny minority require it. No, it’s more likely you’d benefit by leaving your phone turned completely powered off as soon as you’ve changed into PJs and brushed your teeth (and not just on standby mode near the bed), since there are quite a few reasons your smartphone might be the root of many of your health problems…
It took me a while to find the time to write down my thoughts about the People’s Party, which happened @ Legacy in Taipei, Taiwan, on the 11th of January 2012. I had bought my tickets the week before, but had been planning to go to this concert for weeks, as soon as I heard that Metronomy was coming to Taipei.
In 2011, Metronomy quickly became one of my favorite bands, as I listened hundreds of times to their latest album, The English Riviera. I listened to some of their earlier stuff, but We Broke Free, The Look, and Corinne were listened to countless times and made it into my five-star playlist on my main computer.
New for this year, Shimano has released their second electronic shifting group, Shimano Ultegra Di2. This 2012 component group includes a host of improvements, which will be transfered over to the next iteration of Shimano Dura Ace Di2.
The TCR Advanced has a conventional seatmast and is supposed to be 15% more comfortable because of this. It is made out of Toray’s T-700 fibers. The dropouts and bottom bracket sleeve is made out of aluminum, and the whole design uses a more modular monocoque construction.
Depending on what kind of a job you have, you might need to consult your phone and/or email quite often but most people don’t need to do this. Many people use their emails, texts, phone calls, and status updates to keep track of what’s going on in their friend circles. But what can you do when it becomes compulsive and you just can’t help yourself from checking up using your mobile device all of the time? That’s when your device becomes an electronic leash and it can be hard to let go of it.
Have you ever thought about creating electrical circuits with a pen? Apparently some engineers have, and came up with this prototype. These electric circuits were drawn using a silver-inked rollerball pen. The circuits can be drawn directly on paper, wood, and other surfaces. Now that’s an amazing pen.
Trent Reznor’s new project has just released an EP, which is available for free on the How to Destroy Angels website. For $2, you can download the EP in lossless quality, including FLAC and other popular HD Audio formats. I really like the sound of this EP. It reminds me a lot of some of great NIN work of the past. Trent’s wife has definitely got an interesting voice.