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Google Nexus 7 vs iPad Tablet Review

Saturday 06 Oct 2012 11:11


The Nexus 7 is Google's first tablet computer, and after a month of hard use I thought it about time to share my thoughts and comparisons with my older Motorola Xoom and my iPad 3.

Click here to read the review.

Tags: Google Nexus 7 iPad review

Within Temptation - The Unforgiving Review

Saturday 14 May 2011 15:56

Within Temptation are one of the hottest female fronted gothic rock groups on the planet, and they've just released a new album 'The Unforgiving'.

Check out my review here.

Tags: Within Temptation review Music gothic symphonic metal rock The Unforgiving

Indelible Scars - Burn / Turn From Religion EP.

Monday 24 Jan 2011 20:55

This is the first in a series of reviews of unsigned bands. If you are a fan of Industrial Electronic music then you should check out this band and my iTunes links.

Click here to read more.

Tags: Indelible Scars Burn Turn From Religion Unsigned Band

Glimmer Music Player

Friday 12 Mar 2010 21:52

I am pleased to announce the release of Glimmer, my standalone touch screen controlled media player.

The program features lots of nice features such as online CDDB lookup for album, artist and track names,  CD ripping, tag editing, cover art search, and much more.

Checkout the video and read more here.

Tags: Glimmer Music Player Media Player MP3

Motorola Xoom VS iPad 2

Sunday 24 Apr 2011 18:22

I am now in a fairly unusual position in that I own both a Motorola Xoom and Apple’s iPad 2,  so I feel that I’m in a unique position to compare and contrast the two. I purchased the Motorola Xoom based on reading lots of favourable reviews and comparisons between these two devices. Having used the iPad for well over a year I though it was about time I checked out this so called iPad killer, and believe me I wanted to be impressed.
Read my review here.

Tags: Motorola Xoom iPad Tablet Android iOS

iPhone / iPad Memory Warnings & Crashes

Thursday 02 Sep 2010 19:35

So you've written your iPhone / iPad application and all seems fine except the seemingly random crashes which seem impossible to track down. You've run your program through Instruments and can't find any leaks and still you can't explain the crashes. So what do you do now....

I may have the answer!  Click here to read more.

Tags: didReceiveMemoryWarning crash imageNamed Level 1

Aurora for iPad and iPhone

Thursday 17 Jun 2010 17:23

If you have an iPad or iPhone, and looking for a fun way to make music then this software is for you. Aurora is a pattern based sequencer modelled on the Yamaha Tenori-On that we all know and love.

Checkout the video here.

Tags: Aurora Tenori-On Sequencer Music Software iPad iPhone

Apple iPad Review (UK)

Friday 16 Apr 2010 17:34

At long last I've managed to get my hands on one of those magical mystical devices...

So was it worth the wait, and are their any pitfalls to importing a US iPad into the UK?

Click here to find out!

Tags: Apple iPad review

iPhone: Modal Dialogs

Sunday 11 Apr 2010 19:50

Have you ever wondered how to create modal dialogs on the iPhone? Dreamed of simply calling a confirmation dialog and getting back the user input without the need for delegates and messy code.

Read more about modal dialogs here.

Tags: Modal Dialogs UIAlertView iPhone programming

iPhone: Creating a custom UIAlertView Busy Dialog

Wednesday 31 Mar 2010 21:34

Have you ever wanted to create a "Please Wait" dialog on the iPhone without having to implement a custom UIView?  In this article I explain how to cusomize a UIAlertView dialog in order to achieve the same effect.

Click here to view the article.

Tags: UIAlertView iPhone Custom

Within Temptation - The Heart Of Everything Review

Saturday 27 Mar 2010 12:17

My review of one of the best rock albums of recent years, by one of my favourite bands of all time.

Click here to read my review.

Tags: Within Temptation Female Fronted gothic rock

Acer Aspire Revo R3610 Review

Saturday 20 Mar 2010 13:59

Here is my mini review of the Acer Aspire R3610 used in my Glimmer music player project. If you are in the market for a cheap compact desktop PC that isn't going to break the bank then checkout this review.

Click here for a link to the review.

Tags: Acer Aspire Revo R3610 review Mini PC

Nanovision Mimo UM-720S Monitor Review

Friday 19 Mar 2010 16:38

Anyone looking for a small portable touch screen LCD monitor should read my review on the Mimo UM-720S. This is the monitor I use in my Glimmer demonstration video, and comes highly recommended.

Click here for the review.

Tags: Mimo UM-720S Monitor Touch Screen

Velcra - Consequences of Disobedience Review

Wednesday 17 Mar 2010 20:35

Here is a short review of one of my all time favourite albums. If you are a fan of female fronted guitar driven metal then this album is well worth checking out. 

Click here for review

Tags: Velcra Heavy Metal Female Fronted

Top Gothic Rock Albums

Saturday 13 Mar 2010 21:06

To kick off the musical review section of my website I've listed my current favourite gothic rock albums of recent years.

Click here to go to article

Windows Mobile Software

Thursday 11 Mar 2010 22:55

Here are a couple of reviews I've done on two very good pieces of Windows Mobile software.

Aurora is a pattern based musical sequencer for the Pocket PC. Based loosely on the popular Tenori-On which was made so popular by artists such as Little Boots this software really punches above its weight.

Read more here.

Pocket RTA Ultra is a portable real-time spectrum analyser for your Pocket PC which is a great alternative to lugging around heavy and expensive text equipment. Highly recommended.

Read more here.

Tags: PocketRTA RTA FFT Spectrum Analyser Music Aurora Sequencer


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