This week we spend all our time on the Mac. Content blocker 1Blocker has a whole new look — and a new subscription model. BlackHole replaces the venerable SoundFlower on newer Macs, and ToothFairy puts your AirPods Pro in the Mac’s menu bar.
Riffr is yet another social network, this one based around audio snippets. And maybe it’ll actually take off, despite its awful design. It’s as if the makers took the confusion that is late-stage Instagram as a starting point, and then made things worse from there.
Making sounds is something anybody can enjoy, whether it’s a beat, song, podcast, overdubs for a home movie. But the intimidating complexity of most audio editing software is enough to send someone to eBay looking for a tape recorder. TwistedWave is the audio production app for the rest of us, an intuitive way of creating full, rich recordings without extensive technical know-how, and right now you can get a copy for just $15.