Bluetooth keyboard performance

I noticed today that there’s a huge difference in bluetooth keyboard performance between my old iPad 3 and my new iPhone 6 Plus. My new iPhone is much more responsive than my old iPad. In fact, bt keyboard in VividTracker is almost useless on my iPad. The latency time is horrible and it sometimes even drops keypresses if I press too quickly. Perhaps there’s some optimisations that can be done in the actual code, but I doubt it. You hopefully have a newer iOS device than my old iPad, which means this may not be a problem for you. However, I just want everyone to be aware of...

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AutoChord + Pentatonic scale = AutoChord Keyboard

Coming in v1.3. That is all I have to say right now, but keep reading this blog for more information. 🙂

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Korg Volca Sample

I have been looking at the Korg Volca series for some time now, but I have totally missed that they have come out with a new Volca called Volca Sample. This is a cheap sampler and step sequencer in one product, but it cannot actually sample sounds itself. Instead, it relies on an iPhone or iPad with Korg’s AudioPocket app, which can transfer wav-samples from iOS to the sequencer digitally (it is done through the audio output on the iPhone/iPad, but the signal is digitally encoded like an old modem). Now, the coolest thing with this is that Korg has actually released an SDK so that...

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VividTracker v1.2 has been submitted to App Store

Yes! The new version is finally finished and submitted to App Store. Here is what is new: Effects E6x and Bxx have been fixed so that mods like black_queen.mod finally works! Two buttons are added on screen 6: INS and DEL. INS inserts an extra row at the row where you are standing for the selected track, DEL deletes the current row. Great BT Keyboard support Arrow keys: You can now press and hold the arrow keys and the cursor will continue to move until you release the button! You can edit notes, sample number and effects with the keyboard (as it should be). Press § or <CTRL>-1 to...

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BT keyboard (again)

The BT keyboard support in the current version (v1.1) is CRAP. Strange that nobody noticed how bad it is. Sure, you can use the keys on the keyboard to play, but you cannot use them for editing anything else but the first track (TRACK #1). You can’t even use it for editing anything else but notes (e.g. effects). Totally useless! The good thing is that BT keyboard support in v1.2 is going to be AWESOME! This is what I got so far: 1. Arrow keys: You can press an arrow key and hold it down, and the cursor will continue to move. 2. You can edit notes, sample number and effects with the...

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