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September 16, 2015  10:29 AM

Play us a tune?

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
app, gadgets, Gaming, Music

Microsoft-backed startup Skoove has set its sights on helping aspiring piano players learn their craft by offering them online access to the "best elements" of having a...

September 23, 2010  9:33 AM

McCartney in the cloud with HP

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Music

Paul McCartney has certainly been listening to what the man says, when he agreed to put his back catologue on a private HP cloud. Hopefully it will be secure otherwise he'll have to let 'em in. With a little luck, we can work it out, but if it doesn't, we can all stand together and say, say,...


May 26, 2010  1:36 PM

Come on baby light my speakers

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Music

Here at Downtime we've just been pitched the most amazing product - a solar-powered pair of speakers. The techies have managed to get hold of a batch and are planning a midnight rave in Downtime's basement flat. DJ Tweet Daddy reckons they'll set the party alight...so long as someone remembers...


March 20, 2009  4:35 PM

Enthusiast makes sweet music from computing past

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Music

Musician Pixelh8, aka Matthew Applegate, is performing a concert this week at Bletchley Park, using the sounds emitted from vintage computers at the The National Museum of Computing.

Who would have thought the beeps and squeaks of an IBM punch card reader would ever come to anything....


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