Native Instruments Kontrol Z1: Unbeatable Precision

Having caught our attention with its recently released Traktor DJ app (free for a limited time), Native Instruments today released the world’s smallest professional mixer and audio interface, the Kontrol Z1. The new controller takes the company’s new app and transforms it into a professional DJ system combining the best of a touchscreen with the … Continue reading Native Instruments Kontrol Z1: Unbeatable Precision

Netamo’s Urban Weather Station: Health Benefits and Meteorological Readings

We Brits love our weather – if all other avenues of conversation dry up, the damp and blustery conditions are one sure-fire fall-back. Now Netatmo is planning to exploit our meteorological weakness with the Urban Weather Station, a device it describes as “the first personal weather station with Air quality sensors, for iPhone, iPad and … Continue reading Netamo’s Urban Weather Station: Health Benefits and Meteorological Readings

Embrace+: Colour Changing Notification Bracelet

Perfect for those moments when that handy flashing green light on your smartphone isn’t quite enough information: The Embrace+ reveals exactly what type of communication you’ve just received without so much as glancing at your handset. We’ve all been there; broken meetings, conversations and gatherings to check our phone… Only to find that bleep or … Continue reading Embrace+: Colour Changing Notification Bracelet

iLP: Cut out the middle man in vinyl to digital conversion

Yes I know – another article about iOS accessories. But the iOS world is drawing a lot of the brightest minds in the gadget game. And the makers of a lot of crap too. I would love to do a list of all the stuff that doesn’t make it onto Latest Gadgets but Engadget have … Continue reading iLP: Cut out the middle man in vinyl to digital conversion

ION All-Star Dance: Wireless iPad Dance Mat

Apple haven’t been to CES for a long, long time yet still manage to dominate the show – much like Goddot in Stoppard’s classic play. The success of the iOS ecosystem has created many, many weird and wonderful peripherals that help you work, rest and play with you iOS device (and if you were wondering … Continue reading ION All-Star Dance: Wireless iPad Dance Mat

A look at Digital Theatre’s iOS app

I love a good theatrical experience and in this month I’ve had my mind blown by Fueza Bruta and the Master and Margarita (both of which are amazing artistically and technically and come highly recommended). But with so many amazing productions it can be hard to keep up – or find time to see them … Continue reading A look at Digital Theatre’s iOS app

Getting Things Done: Great productivity apps for the New Year

I always marvel at people who “get things done” and have lives that run like a well-oiled machine. Especially when my life seems to be a series of badly timed misadventures, barely held together with duct tape. The arbitrary change in calendar is as good a time as any to take a look at Productivity … Continue reading Getting Things Done: Great productivity apps for the New Year