Audio Damage Intros Basic Software Synth For Mac, Windows

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Audio Damage has introduced Basic – a three-oscillator monophonic software synthesizer for Mac & Windows.

According to Audio Damage, Basic is designed with ease-of-use, low cost, and simplicity in mind, and offers ‘an aggressive tone and self-resonating filters that ‘scream’ when pushed’. Continue reading

Free Unstable VST Ready To FSU

unstableDe La Mancha has re-released unstable – a VST for Windows that they say ‘likes to mess around with your audio pitch’ – as a free download.

It features 3 subtle pitch modulation modes to simulate the unpredictable pitch instability of an old tape machine or an analogue synth.

They note, “It doesn’t only do subtle though, you can also put it in ‘insane’ mode if you’d rather just FSU.” Continue reading

Can The New 12″ Microsoft Surface 3 Replace Both Your Tablet And Your Laptop?

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Microsoft today introduced the Surface Pro 3 — a lightweight tablet that they want to replace both your tablet and your laptop.

With the Surface Pro line, Microsoft has been trying to convince buyers that its ‘best of both worlds’ approach to hybrid tablets makes more sense than the Apple’s approach, creating best-in-class, dedicated tablet and laptop devices. Microsoft positions the Surface Pro 3 as a tablet + laptop that’s more powerful than an iPad and lighter than an MacBook Air:

Multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a sleek design that, with a simple snap or click, transform the device from a perfectly balanced tablet to a full-functioning laptop and back again – all in a beautiful package that is 30 percent thinner than an 11-inch MacBook Air.

Its stunning 12-inch display and new, continuous kickstand provide the screen real estate and multiple viewing angles people need for work and play. And the new Surface Pen – completely redesigned with form and function in mind – delivers a precise, luxurious drawing and note-taking experience with a single click of the pen.

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