The creation of digital iOS electronics is changing the face of music. By replacing large, heavy analog equipment with portable, highly streamlined mobile operating systems, today's musicians have a world of possibilities often quite literally in the palm of their hands. iOS Apple devices and accessories like iPads, MacBooks and more are revolutionizing the new age of technology. iOS devices, like the Novation Launchpad, are in invaluable tool for studio or live performance use. By acting as a functional MIDI keyboard and a track mixer in a compact package, they work with Apple apps allowing you to start making high-end, professional tracks without having to book studio time. Small enough to sit on a desktop or store in a gig bag, they come preloaded with loops, effects and samples for limitless creativity.
On the other hand, if you'd like to seamlessly integrate your iPod into your practice or a live session, a docking system like the Alesis JamDock is a terrific option. By giving you the ability to mix your iPod and your instrument while practicing, these portable devices are a terrific addition to a musician's arsenal. Hoping to record some vocals on the road when the creative mood strikes? No problem; with devices like the iRig Pro Audio/MIDI interface that fit into your pocket, getting a track while on the go is a snap. Not just for vocals, you can conveniently record guitar, keyboards and acoustic arrangements by connecting a microphone or instrument. Many come with a complete suite of music-making software and apps to assist even more with mobile recordings.
Are you a DJ? For live shows and club use, a professional DJ is sure to appreciate a device like the Numark Mobile DJ Portable Speaker. By connecting multiple iPods or iPhones via the built-in docs, a DJ can mix beats without interruptions. There are hundreds of outstanding iOS devices for any number of requirements outside of recording and live shows: sound mixing, karaoke machines, Bluetooth, cables, cases and so much more. It's fair to say whatever your high-tech needs are, there's a user-friendly, compact and ultra-convenient Apple product to help make your life easier.