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AmpliTube iRig Puts a Recording Studio in Your Pocket

2:30 PM, Jun. 27th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · Quick Look Review

Is that a recording studio in your pocket or are you just happy that IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube iRig means no more lugging the amp up from the basement? Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous finds the iRig and its companion app makes playing so convenient, it just may be time to get the old band back together.

Mac Defender: Mostly Harmless

12:15 PM, May. 26th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · TMO Quick Tip

On the heels of  “Towel Day,” it seemed fitting to title an article on Mac malware after one of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy books. Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous takes a brief look at the recent outbreak of Mac malware and concludes that it’s still the user connected to the keyboard that poses the greatest vulnerability to the Mac.

The iPad’s Killer App: It’s Not A Computer

10:00 AM, May. 21st, 2010 · Chuck La Tournous · Analysis


It’s the geeks who waited in line to buy the iPad, but it’s the mass market that’s making it a runaway hit. TMO Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous realizes that the “killer app” he was looking for on the eve of the iPad’s introduction was there all along: Apple turned a computer into a toaster and replaced technology with magic.