Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Mar 2012 22:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "I just gave the new iPad an Editors' Choice award for large tablets, but frankly it was a foregone conclusion. The iPad doesn't get the award because of its hardware, lovely as the hardware is. It gets the award because its apps are generally better than the apps available for Android tablets." The laptop gap may have been closed, but the tablet gap sure hasn't.
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RE[4]: Porsche v. minivan
by Neolander on Wed 28th Mar 2012 18:37 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Porsche v. minivan"
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And I am shocked to see that my "convenient access to up to 3 tracks with one effect on each" troll turned out to be a pretty realistic evaluation.

I guess that doing audio stuff on a current-gen tablet is akin to writing haikus : you voluntarily impose limitations upon yourself in order to stimulate your creativity. But while there's nothing wrong with that, I would prefer it if people just dug up old analog 8-track tape recorders and effects for that purpose. Not only is it more environmentally friendly to reuse old stuff, but successfully making a good mix with scissors and tape is also much more awesome than hysterically fondling a shiny black slap, especially if you make a video of it and sell it to your fans (I know I would buy it).

Edited 2012-03-28 18:55 UTC

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