Friday, January 11, 2013

Popular iOS Hacker Pod2G Releases Is First App Store App PodDJ

Recently, @pod2g, the man behind the iOS 5.1 untethered jailbreak, announced that we was working on his own application. Teasing his followers,  it has finally been announced that his app is a DJ application, podDJ.  As it makes it’s appearance around the world in each country’s App Store, users have been anxiously waiting, excited on what this famous and renowned iOS hacker can do in the development community.
PodDJ is a new DJ application that transforms your iPad into a real mixing engine. Thanks to the design and the perfect fluidity of the display, you will be facing the most realistic virtual turntable you have ever seen.
Moreover, iTunes library music becomes available directly without any loading delay and with the highest fidelity sound processing. Discs and controls have been thoughtfully placed in a way that your hands will cover every feature you need as quickly as possible without the requirement of any additional device to achieve a perfect mix.
PodDJ is the only application of the App Store with which you can truly scratch on your iPad thanks to a brilliant touch to sound reactivity.Test and see the difference!
The simplicity of use will finally inspire the DJ sleeping inside you to wake up and turn your living room into the club it ought to be!

The detailed specifications are quite impressive, as explained on the official website.
  • Touch to sound: podDJ is the fastest application of the AppStore when it comes to scratching and handling the vinyl
  • Sound output latency5 milliseconds
  • OpenGL refresh rate60 Hz
  • Zero latency cue points: when you push a cue button, the sound comes with virtually zero latency
  • Zero latency Key Lock: time shifting is applied at the source of the audio chain, not adding any latency to the output
  • Direct sound: when effects are not used, all algorithms are bypassed so that your music is played back unaltered
  • Hi-Fi time-shifting: uses DIRAC 3 Technology, one of the most advanced algorithm of the market
  • Hi-Fi equalizer: performed using high precision arithmetics, with separate bass, medium and treble settings, kill buttons, and 2 possibles curves
  • Transform buttons: quickly push or cut the sound of a turntable. Useful for advanced mixing and scratching techniques.
  • BPM detection: quick, precise, and automatic BPM detection can be adjusted and tapped manually
  • Turntable emulation: fine-grain adjustable in settings
  • Monitor (pre-cueing) output : either using a stereo splitting cable or a USB soundcard
  • External mixer : you can transfer each turntable to its own physical output and use an external mixer
  • Direct iTunes library access: contrary to most competing applications, no temporary file is created to convert your iTunes Music, thus no space is wasted on disk and your track is available instantly
  • Multi-touch: no limit to the number of screen touches
  • Multitasking: playback will continue even if you switch to other applications or lock down the iPad screen
  • Multi-route audio: you can choose where the monitor and each turntable output goes
  • Airplay compatible: send your mix in real-time to remote player
  • All iPads: compatible with all iOS 6 iPads, including the iPad Mini
  • Numark iDJ Live: the iDJ Live controller is supported with an amazingly low latency
  • Stereo splitting cable: all cables are supported, this including the famous Griffin DJ Cable

Looking at the website, videos and screenshots, this new application from DJ-savy iOS hacker and developer pod2G seems like some quality application with some  stunning graphics. We can’t wait to get our hands on this application and if you one of the lucky ones in the few App Stores around the world which already has pod2g’s new application available, go and grab it and tell us how it is in the comments! Otherwise, it should be available soon.

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