Mackie's Master Fader app for its DL Series Digital Live Sound Mixers with iPad Control has received an update with the release of Master Fader 2.0
. The Master Fader iPad app works in conjunction with a Mackie DL1608 or DL806 digital live sound mixer. Master Fader 2.0 offers input channel and aux send linking, which provide true stereo operation and a single set of controls for linked channels. Other features include an expanded Aux/FX send configuration, with a pre-DSP option, and LR mute and pan options for stereo auxes. Master Fader 2.0 has iOS 7 support, and numerous bug fixes in areas that previously caused crashing. Compatible with iOS 6 or later, Master Fader 2.0 for iPad can be downloaded for free from iTunes.
Just Mobile launches dual-function stylus, optical-mouse mousepad
Just Mobile, a mobile accessories brand, has announced the global launch of its latest products, the AluPen Twist
. The Just Mobile AluPen Twist is a dual-function stylus for smartphone and tablet usage. One end can be twisted to reveal a rubber nib for controlled screen use, while the other can be twisted to reveal a high-quality ballpoint pen. AluPen Twist's overall body is made of aluminum and ABS construction. The HoverPad is a mouse mat coated to provide a precise surface intended for optical mouse use. Its textured finish and non-slip backing do not prevent it from being readily washable. The AluPen Twist and HoverPad are priced at $40 and $30 respectively, and can be purchased online by the end of November.