Mobile app firm Agawi has released the results of its TouchMarks II research, which compares the touchscreen latency of flagship tablets running Android, Windows RT, and iOS. Touchscreen latency measures the length of time it takes for devices to react to touches. Faster is better, especially for musicians that do realtime music-making on mobile devices.… Read More iPad Mini, iPad 4 ‘Best Bet’ For Mobile Music Apps
The biggest technology news this week, at least in terms of the coverage we’ve seen at sites like TechMeme, has been Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 5. We haven’t posted anything on it yet at Synthtopia, because the new iPhone is an evolutionary refinement of an already capable device, rather than something that brings radically… Read More Is The iPhone 5 Now The Only Real Option For Handheld Music Making?
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s most ambitious update in years – intended to create a hybrid OS that can compete with Apple’s OSX + iOS juggernaut, while also maintaining traditional desktop compatibility. There has been a lot of pre-release criticism of Windows 8, focused on two things: Windows 8’s Metro interface strikes many as attractive but… Read More Could Windows 8 Be The Best Windows Ever For Musicians?