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Logitech Announces Solar-Powered iPad Keyboard Case

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Logitech today announced the launch of its Solar Keyboard Folio, a folding case for the new iPad and iPad 2 that incorporates a solar-powered Bluetooth keyboard.Similar to Logitech’s solar keyboards for Mac and PC, the Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio includes onboard solar cells that charge the built-in Bluetooth keyboard in...
Logitech Announces Solar-Powered iPad Keyboard Case

Rock Band 3 confirmed for Christmas 2010

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Rock Band 3 confirmed for Christmas 2010

MotionX Sleep for iPhone

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Most apps take aim at some small slice of your life and help improve it. MotionX Sleep is more like the rock band The Kinks--it wants to be with you all day, and all of the night....
MotionX Sleep for iPhone

EA's Rock Band for iOS 'no longer playable' after May 31

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Owners of EA's Rock Band for iOS are discovering that the game will effectively expire at the end of the month. [Read more]...
EA's Rock Band for iOS 'no longer playable' after May 31

Return Of The Album? Pink Floyd Wins Online Bundling Right

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The album’s not dead yet - well, not in Pink Floyd’s case at least. A judge has ruled in favour of the prog rock band, which went to the UK High Court for the right to have its material sold online only the form of albums, not individual singles,...
Return Of The Album? Pink Floyd Wins Online Bundling Right

Apple again highlights Siri with new 'Road Trip,' 'Rock God' iPhone 4S ads

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Apple on Thursday posted two new video ads showcasing how the Siri virtual assistant on the iPhone 4S can help people achieve dreams like cross-country road trips and playing in a rock band....
Apple again highlights Siri with new 'Road Trip,' 'Rock God' iPhone 4S ads

Harmonix game in the works for Xbox Live, PSN, and Facebook?

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The guys at Harmonix are fairly occupied working on continuous downloadable content for Dance Central, but apparently there is something else in the works for the music game moguls. Brian Chan, who was the senior designer for Rock Band 3, has mentioned on his own public resume that he has...
Harmonix game in the works for Xbox Live, PSN, and Facebook?

HTC Calls 'Mayday' As Phone Sales Fall

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HTC Corp. is turning to Taiwanese rock band Mayday to help sell its phones in the Greater China region....
HTC Calls 'Mayday' As Phone Sales Fall

Facebook Launches Flexible Sentences For Open Graph So Apps Can Share More Descriptive Feed Stories

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A Facebook news feed story that says “Tom tracked Muse on Songkick.com” doesn’t tell you much. But with new Flexible Sentences, apps can post stories like “Tom tracked Muse to get concert alerts via Songkick.com” that attract more clicks, downloads, andt make the Facebook news feed richer. Facebook is also...
Facebook Launches Flexible Sentences For Open Graph So Apps Can Share More Descriptive Feed Stories

Two Fedoras - Rock Band Network Goes Live

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Two Fedoras - Rock Band Network Goes Live

YouTube Takes Down Music Video For 'Terms Of Service' Violation; Refuses To Explain Or Put Back

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Art Neill, from the very cool non-profit group New Media Rights (which provides legal services/advocacy for internet users and creators), alerts us to an unfortunate story involving YouTube pulling down a band's video, claiming terms of service violations, but refusing to explain much more. We've discussed multiple times before that...
YouTube Takes Down Music Video For 'Terms Of Service' Violation; Refuses To Explain Or Put Back

UPDATE: EA Selling Rock Band iOS Game for $5, Despite Looming Expiration Date

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Game owners are getting a message telling them that 'On May 31, ROCK BAND will no longer be playable on your device. Thanks for rocking out with us!'...
UPDATE: EA Selling Rock Band iOS Game for $5, Despite Looming Expiration Date

Why U2 Partnered With Apple (AAPL)

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When rock band U2 partnered with Apple back in 2004, it was a bit of a surprise because U2 had never before licensed its music for use in a commercial, as it did for Apple's iPod. In Chuck Klosterman's "Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas,"...
Why U2 Partnered With Apple (AAPL)

EA Says Rock Band for iOS Isn't Closing

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Rock Band maker Electronic Arts assured customers it was not shutting down its iOS version of the popular music game despite a message sent out earlier this week by the company announcing it would close the game....
EA Says Rock Band for iOS Isn't Closing
U2′s Bono and The Edge revealed as investors in Dropbox

EA Mobile on partnerships, acquisitions, growing pains with Simpsons, Battlefield and Rock Band

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EA Mobile is in a state of transition following EA’s massive restructuring efforts launched earlier this year. As the company works to bring all its franchises under a unified management team, the mobile games spaces continues to grow at a rapid pace. Nick Earl, senior VP and head of EA’s...
EA Mobile on partnerships, acquisitions, growing pains with Simpsons, Battlefield and Rock Band

Rock Band Blitz dumbs the rhythm game down to timed thumb twiddling

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When I heard that Harmonix would be showing off a new game at PAX East, I was incredibly excited to see what my favorite rhythm game developer had to offer. When I heard that the game was going to be cross-compatible with the hundreds of Rock Band songs already...
Rock Band Blitz dumbs the rhythm game down to timed thumb twiddling

Lady Gaga and Rock Band Caught in a Bad Romance - http://bit.ly/cZ4VJg

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Lady Gaga and Rock Band Caught in a Bad Romance - http://bit.ly/cZ4VJg

Harmonix drops the mic, Rock Band weekly DLC ending on April 2nd

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After 275 consecutive weeks of DLC that produced over 4,000 songs, Harmonix is tuning up Rock Band for its final content release on April 2nd. As the once-prominent rock star sim walks up the Stairway to Heaven, its studio will release additional tracks and pro guitar upgrades. This final...
Harmonix drops the mic, Rock Band weekly DLC ending on April 2nd

Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Says He's Seriously Recording A 7-Song 'Motivational' Album

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Andrew Mason, Groupon's founder who was ousted from the CEO position three months ago, made some announcements Thursday. He said he's lost weight, traveled, and planned to move to San Francisco. There, he'll join startup accelerator Y Combinator as a part-time partner and found a new company. He said he's...
Groupon Founder Andrew Mason Says He's Seriously Recording A 7-Song 'Motivational' Album

The new stars of reggae are nothing like the old ones

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Earthly music just ain't enough for reggae / rock band Echo Movement. In search of extraterrestrial inspiration, they hooked up with researchers at Georgia Tech's Sonification Lab, which specializes in turning ugly numbers into beautiful music. Using data from NASA's Kepler telescope and its search for Earth II, SonLab...
The new stars of reggae are nothing like the old ones

JamStik portable MIDI guitar lets you play and learn on the iPad wirelessly

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We heard from our friends over at TechCrunch (thanks, John Biggs!) that a company called Zivix has been showing off a cool little MIDI guitar at CES, so here it is! Dubbed the JamStik, this digital instrument serves the same purpose as the already-available You Rock, except this one...
JamStik portable MIDI guitar lets you play and learn on the iPad wirelessly

"Big bad Google" accused of shaping UK copyright policy

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Suspicion of Google's outsize influence on copyright policy isn't just limited to the US, where supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act have bashed the company for months and where critics have charged the Obama administration is too close to the giant advertising company. In the UK, members of...
"Big bad Google" accused of shaping UK copyright policy

Lady Gaga (and South Park doing Lady Gaga) coming to Rock Band

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Oh, I know, my second Rock Band story of the day, but this is legitimately big enough to warrant a mention, because pop queen du jour Lady Gaga is coming to Rock Band. Oh, and Eric Cartman. Harmonix announced today that a Lady Gaga track pack would be available...
Lady Gaga (and South Park doing Lady Gaga) coming to Rock Band

Twisted Sister's legal threats over coffee shop's URL

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A tiny coffee shop In Kansas called Twisted Sisters has been served with legal papers by lawyers for the rock band of a similar name. Oh, yes, they're claiming trademark. [Read more]...
Twisted Sister's legal threats over coffee shop's URL

Apple adds two new iPhone 4S commercials focusing on Siri

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Apple has quietly added two new iPhone 4S ads, both showcasing Siri's voice recognition and intelligent-assistant technology, to its iPhone videos web page. In "Road Trip," a man decides to travel across the US from what appears to be Boston to Santa Cruz with his partner, and both of them...
Apple adds two new iPhone 4S commercials focusing on Siri

iOS App Review: Dr. Seuss Band is more fun if you don't play

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Dr. Seuss Band is clearly inspired by the famed author, but the connection is tenuous at best. The Rock Band-style gameplay isn't that fun, but just goofing off with the multi-faceted instrument kind of is....
iOS App Review: Dr. Seuss Band is more fun if you don't play

Electronic Arts throwing kill switch on iOS Rock Band

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Discovered earlier today by Reddit users, publisher Electronic Arts is remotely deactivating all iOS Rock Band installs on May 31. The developer of the game, Harmonix Music Systems, says it is unaware of the reasoning behind Electronic Arts' shutdown of the game, which relies on no external server support to...
Electronic Arts throwing kill switch on iOS Rock Band

EA Selling Rock Band iOS Game for $5, Despite Looming Expiration Date

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Game owners are getting a message telling them that 'On May 31, ROCK BAND will no longer be playable on your device. Thanks for rocking out with us!'...
EA Selling Rock Band iOS Game for $5, Despite Looming Expiration Date

Lady Gaga and Rock Band Caught in a Bad Romance

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The first Lady Gaga song pack for the Rock Band music video game is coming next week. It will include the songs “Bad Romance,” “Just Dance,” “Monster” and “Poker Face.” You’ll be able to buy each song for $2 or all of them for $6.99.Yes, “Paparazzi” and “LoveGame” are...
Lady Gaga and Rock Band Caught in a Bad Romance
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