Mobile Apps for Musical Instruments, Moving, & Moriarty

A bunch of articles I wrote got published pretty much simultaneously this week. Hope you like apps, because they’re coming at you fast and furious.

Mobile Apps

I mean it.

We start with two articles about mobile apps that let you perform with virtual versions of musical instruments. First, keyboards:

The range of musical keyboard apps for mobile phones and tablets is very wide. A simple piano might satisfy you, but if you need a synthesizer or novelty keyboard, well, you can get happy too. The more features you want, the more likely it is you’ll have to fork over some cash to the mobile app developers but you can at least get started.

Read the full article at NewiPhone5.

Second in the series is a roundup of guitar apps:

The variety of guitar apps that mobile app developers have made for iOS and Android is truly staggering. Everyone from a rank beginner to a seasoned pro can find an app that’s fun and worthy of being called a true instrument. You don’t even have to spend any money to get started.

Read the full article at Planet Zuda.

Then we move on – ha! – to a bunch of apps that help you when you’re in the process of moving:

The average American changes residences 11.7 times in his or her lifetime according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Yet somehow, it never seems to get any easier. A bunch of mobile app developers look to change that by providing packing tips, organizational tools, and a little bit of stress relief. Here are seven (more) reasons to always keep your phone with you during a move.

Read the full article at The Diary Mad.

Finally, when you think Sherlock Holmes, you think smartphones, right? Of course you do:

Sherlock’s arch-nemesis James Moriarty tops them all, naturally, in “The Reichenbach Fall,” aired in the United States on PBS on May 20. Moriarty uses customized mobile apps to simultaneously break into three places at once: the crown jewels vault at the Tower of London, the Bank of England, and Pentonville Prison.

Read the full article at the Zco blog.

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