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Kevin Becka

Kevin Becka is an audio engineer, educator and technical editor at Mix magazine. Kevin has also been the editor of Pro Audio Review and Audio Media magazines.

TechTalk: My Little Helpers

I remember the first time I heard the term “mobile apps.” It was 2005, in the pre-smartphone era when Mix editor Tom Kenny asked me to hunt down some candidates for a feature. After much searching, and trying to imagine the potential for portable audio companion apps that in large part hadn’t yet been defined, I found there wasn’t much that was useful or mobile. Now, I don’t go a day without......

Taking the G5 Live!

Whenever Apple releases a new computer, it invariably makes audiofolks drool with anticipation but ultimately begs the question: Does itoffer the features, speed and compatibility to make it worth dumping myold system? Because the G5 is more of a ground-up redesign than afaster, prettier box, the hype surrounding it has created a lot morethan the usual interest. So when Apple offered to send......