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Saku Tiainen releases BeatEd v1.1 for S60

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Saku Tiainen has released version 1.1 of BeatEd, a simple drum machine application for Symbian S60 mobile phones.

Saku Tiainen BeatEd
BeatEd – download and install the application and data file and you’re good to go!

Saku writes:

It was originally developed in couple of nights to get a drum machine and metronome application for personal guitar playing purposes. After getting a lot of new ideas and positive feedback, I decided to improve it a bit and make a decent public release of it. So here it is, have fun!

BeatEd v1.1 features

  • Easy to use beat editor, even easier beat player.
  • Change tempo and volume while playing.
  • Edit beat on-the-fly while playing.
  • 16 bit 16 channel audio mixer.
  • Extremely accurate beat timing (1-999 BPM).
  • Real-time VU meters.
  • 16 different drum tracks.
  • Supports S60 v3.x mobile phones.
  • Adjusts to different screen layouts.
  • Random volume variance.
  • and much more..

BeatEd supports all S60 3rd edition devices (tested on Nokia 6120 Classic, N82, N91, N93i, N95, E51, E60, E65, E70, E90 Communicator).

Visit the BeatEd website for more information and a link to download the latest version of BeatEd.

Short links for February 28th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on on February 28th, 2008:


Short links for January 8th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on on January 8th, 2008:

Extreme Business Cards
Just tap the corner of the card to dial the number

Thriving Office – A soundtrack of an office

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Just the other day I read a post on how the stigma of the home office is vanishing.

Clive writes:

Do you work from home? When you answer the phone, do you try to pretend you’re at an “office” — or do you let your colleagues know where you are?

He links to an interesting article by Marci Alboher, who claims that work-from-home entrepreneurs are increasingly candid about the fact that they work from home.

Clive also argues that mobile phones have contributed to this change by transforming the acoustic and geographic environments in which people conduct business.

Thriving Office

But today I read about Thriving Office, a soundtrack of a busy office.

This cd contains two 39-minute tracks with “Busy” and “Very Busy” sounds of voices, phones, computers, drawers and more…

Small businesses know they must seem successful to become successful. So they play Thriving Office while they’re on the phone. This valuable CD is filled with the sounds people expect to hear from an established company, providing instant credibility. It’s fast, easy and effective!

Okay, so you want to gain trust from new customers/business relations by lying to them on the phone? Way to go…

Rough Draft Audio releases MuLore

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Rough Draft Audio MuLore

Rough Draft Audio has released MuLore, a simple plug-in presenting the two most common algorithms for companding in telephones: Mu Law and A Law.

These algorithms are used to reduce bandwidth in telephone signals whilst maintaining a decent signal.

MuLore allows the user to constantly crossfade between the two algorithms and the dry signal to get the correct sound sought. It is also possible to deviate from the standard µ and A constants.

The rotational controls are sensitive to vertical movement, and can be used in conjunstion with the control key to gain greater sensitivity. In the top right of the UI is also an ‘LED button’ to swap between compression and expansion.

There are currently no values displayed on the GUI. If available, you can use your hosts default GUI and get the values. Context menus are available on the controls which give access to MIDI learn functionality, as well as some default settings for rotary controls.

Note: This is experimental software, and whilst it works, it cannot be guaranteed for any specific purpose. It has no anti-aliasing, and the nature of the harsh waveshaping will produce enhanced higher frequencies, so test at lower volumes until you understand what is happening and can make your own assessment for use.

Download MuLore here.

Short links for September 25th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on on September 25th, 2007:

  • He-Man Costume t-shirt – Now you can be Master of the Universe!
  • CellForCash – If your cell phone model is not on our buy back list and it is over 2 years old chances are it has no wholesale re-marketable value, so why not recycle your cell phones for free.
  • Lamp Shade – The ultimate illuminated manuscript, Book of Lights? pop up protagonist emits a tabletop warming glow. A wonderfully crafted and cleverly folded lamp springs to life from the hardy white pages of the bound book, powered by a simple low voltage adapter.

Rocksonics releases Telephone VST

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Rocksonics (Jeff Rippe) has released Telephone, a free simple yet highly realistic telephone audio simulator.

This plug-in uses very steep, 6 pole high-pass and low-pass filters to create the telephone audio bandwidth of 350Hz – 3KHz. A granulizer reduces the resolution to 8 bits just like the phone company! Works with both mono and stereo signals.

For proper operation this plug-in must be used as an INSERT on channel, group or master outputs (the processor will produce no output when used as a SEND effect).

Visit Rocksonics for more information and a link to download Telephone.

Short links for August 12th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on on August 12th, 2007:

  • Miniot – Natural protection for your iPhone. Carved from a single piece of the finest woods, with your monogram, logo or personal message engraved.
  • Sounds from Mountain Park – These are MP3 files that were digitized from Mountain Park’s old 8-track master tapes. The sound quality is consistent with 8-track tapes recorded in the 1970s.
  • Prism Collection – If you didn’t splurge on (oh no we’re gonna say it) an iPhone yet, Nokia’s new 7500 and 7900 Prism cell phones are surely worth some consideration.
  • Fly Me to the Moon: Space Hotel Sees 2012 Opening – “Galactic Suite,” the first hotel planned in space, expects to open for business in 2012 and would allow guests to travel around the world in 80 minutes.
  • Album Speech – Collection of Speak & Spell type machines
  • The Atlas Mech Case Mod – Congratulations to Don Soules from Michigan for crafting the “Atlas” mech PC case mod.
  • Transform an old laptop into a MP3 player – These instructions show how Tony Pascalon transformed an old laptop with a broken screen (white strips on the screen) into a design MP3 player.