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Review: MuLab is a little-known gem of a digital audio workstation

MuLab offers all the audio and MIDI recording features the average musician needs, and few that they don't. Power without stressful visual overload (and they said it couldn't be done).

on pcworld.com

Review: Cerwin-Vega XD3 speakers offer big, but unbalanced, sound

Cerwin-Vega's XD3 speaker system won't earn any accolades for balanced audio, but that may not be what you're looking for.

Hands on with Audiobus and GarageBand

Audiobus is a cool utility that allows you to route audio between iOS music apps. With GarageBand now compatible, Audiobus is even more valuable to mobile musicians.

Review: Public Radio Player 3.0 for iOS is good, but not great

Public Radio Player is one of the best aggregators of public radio content in the land—with more than 500 stations available for live streaming and more than 1,000 listen-on-demand programs—and the app keeps adding features to make it ever more useful.

Repairing the mysteriously muted Mac

All of a sudden your Mac won't play sound from its internal speakers. The headphone port may have everything to do with the issue says Chris Breen.

Lightning strikes the Zeppelin: Bowers & Wilkins announces new wireless speaker docks

Bowers & Wilkins has announced two additions to its Wireless Music System product line: the Z2 and a retooled Zeppelin Air.

Remains of the Day: Sounds like

A former Apple executive turns over a new leaf, Apple gets sued in stereo (where available), and the sad tale of a Mac from a bygone era.

Collecting live music in the digital age

Instead of tape trading and snail mail, live-music collecting is all about BitTorrent and lossless audio these days.

on techhive.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: Bags, sleeves, drives, and docks

Our latest roundup of new gear for your Mac includes new ways of giving your computer an old-school look, an old-school sound, and protection while you're on the road.

Review: Paradigm Shift A2 speakers offer flexible inputs, perky sound

The Shift A2, from venerable speaker maker Paradigm, offers good sound (and just as good looks) in a desktop speaker than can be run solo or in pairs.