Yamaha announces that for UK customers who purchased a new Yamaha Tyros 5 keyboard between 1st January 2015 and 30th April 2015 can receive a complimentary one-year membership to the Yamaha Club Magazine.
22 Feb 2015
31 Jan 2015
Windows 8 and its free update Windows 8.1 certainly upset a lot of traditional Windows fans. Aiming for the tablet world when the iPad was becoming a dominant force to be reckoned with, the Windows team made drastic changes to Windows 7 to adapt to this new world of touchscreen interactivity. In doing so, Microsoft instead alienated a lot of its users with some pretty bizarre design changes that released to the world as Windows 8.
I for one accepted Windows 8 into my life with little resistance and actually liked much of the new ‘desktop’ additions, but even I as a techie could see that there was a growing number of individuals who just couldn’t or indeed wouldn’t adapt to the changes.
Windows 10 will be released by the end of 2015 for free to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users (if you upgrade within the first year) and with this new operating system – a much more refined approach to what a modern computer interface should be.
29 Nov 2014
23 Nov 2014
My attempts to recreate classic point and click adventure game soundtracks on modern hardware and have them playable within the actual games through ScummVM known as the ‘ScummVM Music Enhancement Project‘ has featured in one of Gamer.no’s articles by Erik-André Vik Mamen recently.
28 Sep 2014
It is always a sad time when a website closes, however it seems that a few individuals are keen to keep the Yamaha enthusiast torch alive with a rebranded event known as the ‘The Yamaha Independent Keyboard Festival’.
Between March 27th – 30th 2015, The Yamaha Independent Keyboard Festival will be held at the Tillington Hall Hotel in Staffordshire and they have asked me to share some of the details with you…