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Expo Notes: iConnectivity demos iConnectMIDI

iConnectMIDI brings together musical instruments and iOS devices.

Expo Notes: The biggest trends on the 2011 show floor

It's Expo time, and a few key things are dominating the show floor this year. Especially iOS device cases.

Expo Notes: HRT iStreamer

On the show floor, High Resolution Technologies (HRT) was showing off its latest creation, the iStreamer, for Dock-based Apple devices.

Guitar heroes can plug-and-play with i-Blox

iPhone-using guitar heroes can plug-and-play with the new i-Blox audio interface from RapcoHorizon.

AirPlay available on Denon and Marantz components

Home electronics component manufacturers Denon Electronics and Marantz America have released a firmware update that provides AirPlay music streaming capability on nine of their network-capable audio/video components in their respective lineups.

CEA: CES in 2011 was likely biggest in three years

This year's Consumer Electronics Show attracted some 140,000 people, easily surpassing pre-show estimates and beating the two prior events.

New Creative wireless gaming headset has 50mm drivers

Creative's new Tactic3D Omega headset works with a variety of games like World of Warcraft and other role playing games, as well as for listening to music, Netflix, or chatting on Skype.

Remains of the Day: For the love of...

The secret behind The Beatles's triumphant appearance on iTunes is revealed, Apple shoots down claims that it's changing up its executive roster, and pirates take a stand on..."principles."

Gear makers vie for attention from iPod, iPhone users at CES

Macworld's Dan Frakes and Jonathan Seff are in Las Vegas, keeping their eyes peeled for new gadgets and gear that appeal to iPhone and iPod users. At the show's Digital Experience press event, they found a number of speakers, headphones, and mobile accessories that deserve your attention.

Remains of the Day: You're harshing my zen, man

Things change pretty fast in this constantly connected world. I mean, Pink Floyd may have surrendered to the future of music and drug dealers may be distributing iPhone apps, but at least we can take solace in the fact that Microsoft is still not funny.

CES: iHome announces iW1 AirPlay-enabled speaker

iHome's iW1 takes advantage of the connectivity offered by iOS 4.2 and iTunes 10.1's AirPlay feature to let you stream music through your entire home.

CES: iHome unveils new audio systems for iPhone, iPad

Audio vendor iHome is using this week's International Consumer Electronics Show to unveil new speaker systems and radio alarm clocks that feature the iPhone and iPad at their core.

Apple issues Cinema Display firmware update

Apple on Wednesday released a firmware update for its 27-inch LED Cinema Display, in order to fix problems with intermittent audio.