Goodbye, at least for now

Jim Dalrymple has been writing Apple news on these Web pages for the better part of 15 years, enjoying every minute of it. Sadly, he’s writing his last story as an employee of Macworld. It is time to say goodbye.

Universal Audio brings vintage sound to audio plug-ins

Universal Audio plug-ins will give your music mixes a sound that can't be beat.

Pro Tools 8—a solid upgrade

Digidesign's Pro Tools 8 has the right balance of new features and comfort for its existing users.

Climbing Mount Everest with a MacBook Pro and iPod

A group of climbers will make their way to the peak of Mount Everest on Friday carrying a MacBook Pro and a few iPods.

Australian rockers 26 take Apple's Logic onstage

Many professional musicians, producers and engineers use Logic, but Australian rockers 26 recreate their entire sound onstage with Logic.

FourTrack 2.0 for iPhone adds Bounce

FourTrack has been updated for the iPhone adding the ability to bounce tracks, a metronome and a duplicate function.

JamVox a solid option for Mac guitarists

Vox Amplification new software and hardware product for Mac-using guitarists offers integration with iTunes, an online community, and killer tone.

FileMaker debuts Bento for iPhone

FileMaker unveiled Bento for iPhone on Tuesday, giving users the ability to use the personal database application on their iPhone.

IK updates AmpliTube Fender, X-Gear

IK Multimedia updated two of its guitar amp software applications, fixing several issues and adding compatibility with Pro Tools 8.

Apple's WWDC sold out

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference has officially sold out. Apple posted the information to its Web site late Tuesday.

Apple adds new artist lessons to GarageBand

Apple added new lessons from Sting and Sarah McLachlan to the GarageBand Lesson Store.

LittleSnapper update improves thumbnail generation

Realmac Software's LittleSnapper Web utility has been updated fixing several issues.

Ocean Way Drums a clear winner for audio pros

Developed by Grammy nominated and winning engineers Allen Sides and Steven Miller, Ocean Way Drums is an incredible product for Mac-using musicians and songwriters.

Apple offers live 24/7 MobileMe chat support

Apple is increasing support for MobileMe with a new real-time live chat for customers that are having problems.

Amazon acquires Lexcycle

Stanza eBook-maker Lexcycle has been acquired by Amazon.com. Lexcycle told its customers that the product will not change significantly.