Rapper Flo Rida Is Selling a Laser DJ Toy Called Beamz® By Flo

Rapper Flo Rida—who you may know from such places as Samsung TV events, clubs that can't even handle him right now, and NBA Finals games he is kind of not invited to—is selling some weird DJ toy called Beamz® By Flo. From what we can tell from watching this video advertisement three times, it plays from a selection… »9/10/13 12:40pm9/10/13 12:40pm


The Keytar Has a Spiritual Successor and Its Name Is the Turntabletar

The not-so-cleverly-named turntabletar is something that should never be used IRL. Still, there's no denying its novelty. Two midi turntable controllers have been melded with a mixer and strapped to something resembling a guitar neck. But instead of fret bars and strings, the neck has a crossfader, which, of course,… »5/21/11 9:00am5/21/11 9:00am

A DJ That Knows Exactly What Music You Like Just By Looking at Your Face

Confident in your taste? Stick your mug in front of Automatic DJ, a program written by Hunch's Ben Gleitzman that recognizes your face, looks you up on Facebook, and uses your profile info to put on a song you're guaranteed to like. I didn't know computers could do any of that stuff. You can grab the code on GitHub.… »2/17/11 2:00pm2/17/11 2:00pm

iBuddy Portable DJ Mixer Makes a Fatboy Slim Out of Your Lack of DJ Talent, Flab

The Gizmo: The iBuddy is a portable iPod DJ mixing station, with inputs for two iPods, two MP3 players or a combination of the two. The three knobs control things that are strictly to do with DJ talk, like "reverb," "flange" and "autophase." As crap as we are with DJ lingo, we know it sounded damn good. It was also… »1/09/08 1:25pm1/09/08 1:25pm