Justin is a senior deal Jedi over at 9to5Toys where he heads up our game/app coverage and more. He also covers all things music for 9to5Mac, including the weekly Logic Pros series exploring music production on Mac and iOS devices. Justin is an audio engineer/producer with over 10 years experience.
Today we are taking a closer look at the Alexa keyboard from Roland. The latest entry in its hobbyist GO:PIANO lineup brings Amazon’s wildly popular virtual assistant to the experience along with wireless Bluetooth transmission and integration with the company’s learning platform. But does the Alexa integration amount to a gimmicky experience that unjustifiably increases the price of entry or not? Read on for all the details. expand full story
In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals, we have solid deals on titles like Carcassonne, Great Conqueror: Rome, ProShot, Rules!, Bad North: Jotunn Edition, PAC-MAN titles, and many more. You’ll find a complete list curated by hand below the jump:
In today’s best game deals, Amazon is now offering Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Deluxe on PS4 for $9.99 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. GameStop is now offering this one on both PS4 and Xbox One for the same price with free shipping in orders over $35. Regularly as much as $40 at Best Buy, the Deluxe version has sold for $20 at Amazon over the last little while and is now at the best we can find. This game features a blend of real-time stealth and turn-based combat along with talking mutants/animals in “a world of abandoned cities and an overgrown countryside.” This version includes the main game as well as a new expansion DLC with “hours” of story content, a new character and a series of additional locations. Down below you’ll find the rest of today’s best deals including Nier Automata GOTY, Animal Crossing: New Horizons pre-order bonuses, Kingdom Hearts III, Splatoon 2, Shadow of The Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, and much more.
NAMM 2020 is easily one of, if not, the biggest show of the year for producers, musicians, and the folks that design the gear we all use. Now that most of the biggest NAMM 2020 announcements have hit the net, it’s time to roundup the best-of-the-best. Down below you’ll find a selection of our favorite new gear that was unveiled at this year’s show along with some honorable mentions for home producers, content creators, streamers, and much more. expand full story