Cables, free browser visual patching, is now way more shiny and pointy and better

An interactive visual programming tool with patching right in the browser, Cables was already appealing. This month’s release adds shiny new features like – well, a feature for making things shiny and new.

So yeah, let’s just use plug and socket – industry group recommends obvious change in terminology

The Professional Audio Manufacturers Alliance industry group is leading an effort to finally get rid of “male” and “female” connector terminology and replace it with something not horrible.

Peter Kirn - July 7, 2021

It’s official: minijack connections are now kosher for MIDI

For years, manufacturers have been substituting small minijack connectors for MIDI – but there wasn’t any official word on how to do that, or how to wire them. That changes now, as these space saving connections get official.

Peter Kirn - August 21, 2018

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