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How to play 'Louie Louie' on your iPad

Why should those with Macs have all the fun banging out this three-chord frat anthem? Grab your iPad and get ready to rock.

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How to play 'Louie Louie' on your Mac

You know you've always wanted to. Musical maestro Chris Breen shows you how.

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Turn your whistling into song with the tap of an app

The basic Chordana Composer's allure is showing a melody's possibilities

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Podcast: We all love free stuff

Acquisitions ain't for the weak, iPhones sell big in China, Free on iTunes is both free and good, and a free version of ProTools is in the offing.

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First look: Logic Pro X 10.1 brings it to beatmakers

Apple has released a major update to Logic Pro X that focuses on electronic music. Chris Breen has a first look.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Tools for budgeting, social media, podcasts, entertainment, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps comes with a great selection of everything you need to start the new year the right way, from helping you stick with your resolutions, to keeping track of what’s happening in your social media circles—with a little entertainment thrown in for good measure.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Math, virtual vet, and a few beats

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that helps you make calculations, handle math problems, play (animal) doctor, and even scratch a few vinyls.

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Where to find the best streaming holiday music and movies

Egg nog and mistletoe can take you only so far. To complete the holiday mood, dial up some appropriate music and movies.

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Qualcomm's AllPlay promises to deliver audiophile-quality wireless music streaming

Monster's SoundStage Wi-Fi speakers use Qualcomm's AllPlay tech to stream audio at sampling rates up to 192kHz, and resolution up to 24-bits.