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Y2K9 Software Bug Disables Microsoft Zune 30GB Models

Microsoft Working On Patch Owners of Microsoft’s 30GB Zune digital music player had a rude awakening today. When the system date hit December 30, 2009, thousands of players suddenly stopped working. Dubbed a Y2K9 Zune Bug by enthusiasts, several owners noted that shortly after midnight, their Zune’s went “toe-up” and wouldn’t boot....

Even Harmonic Releases Gtak Guitar To MIDI To Kontakt Middleware

Even Harmonic has released Gtak, a new tool for MIDI Guitar musicians that makes it easy to use Native Instruments Kontakt 3 with Guitar to MIDI converters. Even Harmonic claims Gtak makes it easy to use Kontakt3 with a Guitar to MIDI converter. It comes preloaded into copies of 1079 instruments from the Kontakt3 library and can also be loaded it into any other...

RIAA Takes Another Shot To The Chin – The End Is Near

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has lost another round in their prolonged battle with Jammie Thomas, a 30-year-old woman from Minnesota. A federal judge has denied the RIAAs request for an appeal of an earlier decision to grant a retrial in its copyright infringement case against Thomas. Prior, a jury found that Thomas had violated...

PowerFX Releases HumBox VSTi Vocal Processor For PC

PowerFX has released the HumBox VM1, a VSTi sampler/synthesizer that combines vocal samples with powerful synthesis manipulating tools. The HumBox can be used for scat melodies, solo lines, non verbal backing vocals and original sound effects. The plug-in comes with 10 voice banks, 50 vocal style characteristics, an intuitive interface with volume and pitch...