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TonePrint App Beams Settings To Guitar Pedals Through Your Guitar’s Pickups

TonePrint App Beams Settings To Guitar Pedals Through Your Guitar’s Pickups

The new TonePrint app lets you download guitar-pedal presets to your iPhone and then squirt them into your actual pedal via the pickup of your guitar. This magical-sounding ability is actually pretty simple, but that doesn’t make it any less useful.

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Vox Amphones Are Like Little Guitar Amps For Your Ears

Vox’s Amphones is a pretty neat little range of headphones. Named for “amp” and “headphones.” they combine the two. Thus, you just jack the cans direct into your guitar and enjoy various effects as you play.

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The Behringer Guitar Link Is A No-Frills Way To Connect Your Guitar To Your Mac [Review]

The Behringer Guitar Link Is A No-Frills Way To Connect Your Guitar To Your Mac [Review]

Behringer’s teensy Guitar Link

There are a lot of guitar interfaces out there for the Mac, but at about $32, the Behringer Guitar Link UCG102 (just rolls off the tongue, no?) is one of the cheapest you’ll find. Even more surprising? This little duder sounds good.

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Use Pix & Stix To Really Rock Out In GarageBand On Your iPad [Review]

Use Pix & Stix To Really Rock Out In GarageBand On Your iPad [Review]

If you play a lot of GarageBand, you should own Pix & Stix.

We covered Pix & Stix back in May, when they were just a Kickstarter project looking for funding. A year on, they’re now in full production.

The rubberized drumsticks and guitar pick are designed to make iPad apps like GarageBand a much more enjoyable experience, allowing you to rock out on the drums or on guitar just like you would in real life, without brusing your finger tips. But are they any good?

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Play To The Beat Of A Different Drummer With The AC1 RythymVOX Mini Guitar Amp [Review]

AC1 RhythymVOX ready to gobble down some double A's

"Feed me Seymour!" The AC1 RhythymVOX ready to gobble down some double As.

The AC1 RythymVOX ($60) is more than a little guitar amp you can jam on. Built into its circuits are the drum beats of many popular musical genres, all at the ready to accompany you while you practice or play.

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The Vox amPlug Is A Tiny Guitar Amp With A Sound That Surprises [Review]

AmPlug3

Available in different sounding flavors, the Vox amPlug (about $40) is a teensy bit of amp that plugs right into your guitar. Add to that your favorite headphones, and you’re ready to jam-out from wherever you sit.

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The GuitarJack Puts Ten Thousand Guitar Effects Right In Your Pocket [Review]

GuitarJack

It's Shiny. It's Pretty. It's GuitarJack.

There are no shortage of gadgets out there that allow you connect your guitar to your iPhone, putting the power of The App Store at your guitar’s disposal. But if you’re looking for the best of what’s around (see what I did there?), Sonoma Wire Works’ GuitarJack ($150) has a mixture of beauty and talent you’d do well to consider.

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IKlip Studio iPad Stand Is Sturdy Enough For Rock Stars

IKlip Studio iPad Stand Is Sturdy Enough For Rock Stars

Sturdy, cheap (-ish) and flexible. There's a lot to like about the iKlip

You know, I used to think custom iPad stands were kind of a dumb idea, especially as the Smart Cover is already a stand. But I watch movies and TV shows in bed with The Lady, using an iPad and JamBox balanced on one of those breakfast tray/table things. And after one too many iPad tumbles, I’m ready for a sturdier stand.

And the iKlip looks as good as any.

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The Apogee Jam Transforms Your iPad Into Your Guitar’s Best Friend [Review]

The Apogee Jam Transforms Your iPad Into Your Guitar’s Best Friend [Review]

The Apogee Jam. Get Ready To Shred.

Described simply, the Apogee Jam ($99) is a just little gadget that lets you plug your guitar into your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. But in this pairing of instrument and iDevice, the Jam unlocks a wonderful world of musical possibility that is nothing short of magical.

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ION Guitar Apprentice Transforms Your iPad Into An Axe-Shredding Beast

ION Guitar Apprentice Transforms Your iPad Into An Axe-Shredding Beast

I’m undoubtedly the least musically inclined person I know, which makes me furiously jealous as I watch my guitar playing friends pick up a guitar and serenade girls à la John Mayer. I need to learn how to play guitar, which is why I’m excited about this new iPad guitar accessory we came across at CES.  Ion Audio, makers of the iCade iPad arcade machine, unveiled their newest accessory that helps users perfect their guitar shredding chops on the iPad, so that even those of us without musical talent can look cool playing guitar.

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