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Smule releases Magic Guitar for iPhone

Magic Guitar is Smule's newest music app, similar to Magic Piano. To play the guitar, hold your iPhone like it's the neck of a guitar, and tap or slide the beams of light that pass across the screen. Just as with Magic Piano, you can listen live to others around the world while they play their music. The song selection includes many legendary artists including The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Tom Petty, and Lynard Skynyrd.

Check out Smule's cofounder playing Scarborough Fair with Magic Guitar in the video below!

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App Giveaway: MadPad by Smule

Smule has released a new music app for iOS, MadPad. It's a video soundboard - of your life. After using the camera on your iPhone or iPad 2, you record 12 tiny clips of video and sound to create your soundboard, you're ready to start remixing.

I cannot justly describe the awesomeness of this app, so please watch the video below. And because we know that our readers are much more creative than us, TiPb is gifting 5 copies of MadPad for iPhone and 5 copies MadPad HD for iPad!

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Smule announces Magic Fiddle for iPad - Want to win a copy?

Smule, makers of Ocarina, Leaf Trombone, Magic Piano, and I am T-Pain have announced their latest app -- Magic Fiddle!

Uncover your musical talents and learn new techniques effortlessly as your friendly fiddle leads the way. Compete for global high scores and earn medals and badges as you accomplish fabulous feats of fiddlery. Show off your newly discovered musical aptitude with friends, family or even broadcast it to the world.

Check out video of it in action after the break and if you want to win a promo code to make it your very own, just leave a comment telling us how much you want it! (Promo codes require a US iTunes account, Apple's rule, not ours!)

[$2.99 - iTunes link]

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TiPb Apps 3.4 -- Smule on iPhone and iPad

Live from Macworld 2010, Rene and Leanna talk with co-founder Dr. Ge Wang about Smule's iPhone apps, including I Am T-Pain [$2.99 - iTunes link], and their plans for the iPad.

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I'm on a Phone [NSFW-L] Wins $5,000, Disses Palm, BlackBerry

10 weeks, 115 videos, and $5,000 later Smule has announced the winner of their I Am T-Pain [$2.99 - iTunes link] contest and it's "I'm on a Phone". Legitimately awesome, gets huge shots in on our frenemies of old, Palm and BlackBerry, and also has language hardcore enough for... well, a rap video. So NSFW-L warnings apply if you want to check it out, after the break...

Other notables included [YouTube links, language warnings]: "a celebration of natural fabric, An auto-tuned tribute to man’s best friend, and an ode dedicated to Smule’s support staff

Congrats to all, and hats off to Smule for getting the auto-tune engine into the iPhone!

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Friday Fun Video Jimmy Kimmel Auto-Tunes T-Pain & Obama on the iPhone

Oh yes, Jimmy Kimmel brought'n'd'ed it with this I Am T-Pain for the iPhone mash-up featuring T-Pain himself, President Obama, and auto-tune.

Warning: there are some things you can never un-watch!

I am T-Pain developer, Smule, also let us know they're running a "I'm on a Boat" contest, so if you want to get your own auto-tune on, check it out.

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Smule and "I am T-Pain" Bring Auto-Tune to iPhone

Smule and I am T-Pain [$2.99 - iTunes link] are bringing Auto-Tune to the iPhone. Or, more sarcastically, want an easy way to simulate what karaoke sounds like over a really bad phone connection? There's an app for that!

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Macworld Video: Smule Shows How to Play Ocarina for the iPhone

The great folks at Smule were kind enough to show Ocarina the way it was meant to be played. Personally, I can barely manage anything more than an asthmatic wheeze and a dying note or too...

How are you doing with Ocarina? What can you play?

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Ocarina for iPhone Contest Blows!

Per the video above, Ocarina for iPhone developer, Smule, is giving away $10,000 -- $1000 each for the top 10 Ocarina videos! How do you enter? Make a video response to the contest vid above, or put a video in their official group. How do you win?

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