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An Apple Watch won't do you a ton of good without a band to hold it to your wrist and Cupertino has plenty of options to choose from. Let's start from the bottom: A 38mm sport band runs $49, and a 42mm one is the same price. It starts getting more expensive from there, though. The 38mm Milanese Lo...

March 9th 2015 at 7:54pm 0 Comments
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Mark Crump at GigaOm has an interesting piece on how the iPad is becoming an important tool for music bands. Crump is an amateur musician whose band is rehearsing for a gig. What's interesting is Crump's realization that the iPad is almost all his band needs at rehearsal. Crump explains how his i...

May 21st 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Being a DJ at radio station can be an embarrassment of riches. And really, who's going to listen to you complain about having too much music to listen to? Santa Monica's terrifically wonderful public radio station KCRW is looking to take a little bit of the pain of finding new music for its DJs, w...

July 24th 2012 at 7:22pm 0 Comments
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We'll admit, trying to decipher wireless spectrum can be a frustrating and exhausting process. Who owns what, and where? Fortunately, Anthony Fiti of Spectrum Omega has put together a Rosetta Stone Google Map indicating how much spectrum each carrier owns in the lower 48 states, the frequencies...

December 21st 2011 at 3:27pm 0 Comments
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Hopes of a cross-network LTE standard were dashed months ago, when Verizon confirmed its 4G band won't overlap with AT&T's. What we didn't realize, though, was just how globally fragmented this technology is likely to become. A report by Wireless Intelligence predicts there'll be 200 LTE netw...

December 11th 2011 at 6:11am 0 Comments
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This video by Australian band Hey Geronimo is the cutest thing. The group painstakingly recreated scenes and characters from popular iPhone games for their song, "Why Don't We Do Something?". I love the Angry Birds in the car, the flying Fruit Ninja fruit and the cat battling Flight Control ai...

December 2nd 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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With summer almost upon us, the fair free folk of Middle-earth are gearing up for the largest player-organized in-game event of the year: Weatherstock 2011! Lord of the Rings Online adventurers from around the world will flock to the summit of Weathertop in the Lone-lands on the Landroval server...

June 5th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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You know about Silly Bandz, right? Well, maybe you don't have subscriptions to Tiger Beat and spend your evenings at home alone on Bieber message boards like we do, so allow us to explain. They are rubber bands that are shaped like things--unicorns, peace signs, hamburgers, aliens, emoticons--tradi...

August 17th 2010 at 1:57pm 0 Comments
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When we were young, all of us had one or two bands that we liked that we never talked about with our friends. After all, if you were listening to Nirvana and Soundgarden with your friends, they probably wouldn't look all that kindly upon your affection for Boyz II Men. But even then, you can't alwa...

May 15th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If you're a musician of any type, odds are you've found yourself on stage more than once desperately hunting for some variety of esoteric adapter which is supposed to plug into a connector you've never seen before. Well, for those who've mounted Orbital style goggle-lights and gone digging into bot...

December 24th 2007 at 6:15pm 0 Comments