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Date: 01/23/08 12:15 AM

49 Responses to Virtual iPhone Guitar

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    January 22, 2008 at 6:17 pm
    Link: Virtual iPhone Guitar - OK, this is pretty cool--the strings work and everything.
  2. Profile photo of TheBLB
    TheBLB Male 18-29
    239 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:19 am
    what is tk? unreal
  3. Profile photo of bombsquad505
    bombsquad505 Female 18-29
    322 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:22 am
    Uh, yeah. Because THAT looked fun and productive. Seriously, Apple - how about a few less stupid features like the world`s smallest electronic guitar and you charge a little less for the stupid phone?
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    Lesberry Female 18-29
    54 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:23 am
    what a waist of technology
  5. Profile photo of sarahxoxo
    sarahxoxo Female 18-29
    493 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:27 am
    Apple didn`t develop that. There`s a lot of 3rd party applications out from the iPhone right now. Granted, they are all rather pointless.
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    obeydarklord Male 18-29
    1360 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:29 am
    pretty cool actually. you`re just pissed that you suck at guitar hero.
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    PalpGutz Male 18-29
    96 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:29 am
    I was hoping he`d start playing dueling banjos or something to make it worth watching, sadly I was banjo-less
  8. Profile photo of obeydarklord
    obeydarklord Male 18-29
    1360 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:29 am
    BTW guitar hero sucks.
  9. Profile photo of gotboost88
    gotboost88 Male 18-29
    78 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:36 am
    wait a few weeks before someone has mastered it and it is posted onto this site.
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3302 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:45 am
    We can have a face-off between the Japanese Synthesizer Girl and the iPhone guitar hero.
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    Phil_D_Rock Male 18-29
    267 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:14 am
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    Neyro Male 18-29
    148 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:35 am
    Weaksauce, cool as it is in theory... until I see laser guitars, I am not amused!
  13. Profile photo of cheeseboy
    cheeseboy Male 13-17
    452 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 2:43 am
    i had this on my iphone its poo trust me
  14. Profile photo of herouk87
    herouk87 Male 18-29
    189 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 3:42 am
    Play Freebird...Woooo!!!!!
  15. Profile photo of Camira
    Camira Male 18-29
    646 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 3:52 am
    Not enough frets to satisfy me.
  16. Profile photo of satenya101
    satenya101 Female 18-29
    539 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 5:43 am
    Tbh, cool for a phone. But.. i`ll stick to a real guitar.
  17. Profile photo of trello
    trello Male 30-39
    131 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 6:23 am
    Amen to that!

    Cue conversation in a trendy wine bar...

    Pretentious iPhone owner: Hey check this out. I can play guitar...on my iPhone!!

    Friend: Like, OMFG! That is so awesome! Play something then!

    Pretentious iPhone owner: ermm...I don`t know how to actually play a song, but listen. I can get horrible MIDI samples, and as long as the chord only needs 2 fingers, I can play a chord!

    Friend: Wow! that`s amazing. Better than my Fender deluxe fat strat. You`re so lucky!

    Chicks overhearing the conversation: Who`s the guy with the awesom iPhone guitar? You`re so hot. Take us home and have sex with us. please!

    Friend: What about me? I can actually play stuff on a real guitar! I can even plat stuff by Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Bumblefoot and Guthrie Govan!

    Hot Chicks: Whatever, loser!

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    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
    367 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 8:11 am
    ^^^Hahaha nice. I bet that is what runs through the minds of the followers of the Cult of Apple
  19. Profile photo of mangamonkey
    mangamonkey Male 18-29
    124 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 8:30 am
    wait, do we really need another virtual guitar system, didnt jam sessions already corner that?
  20. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11744 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 9:03 am
    OK, now I`m starting to consider getting an iPhone. Because I just love all of the stupid little things you can do with them. Really, I do. I`m a geek.
  21. Profile photo of Novem006
    Novem006 Female 18-29
    700 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 9:20 am
    cool.. i guess... too bad those things cost a small fortune.
  22. Profile photo of sniugnep
    sniugnep Female 13-17
    330 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 9:41 am
    You know what`s even cooler?
    A real guitar--the strings work and everything!
  23. Profile photo of Vold
    Vold Male 13-17
    6 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 11:58 am
    Yeah, that`s pretty retarded, but there are some other nice 3rd party apps.... *cough* GBA emulator *cough*...
  24. Profile photo of Spaminator
    Spaminator Male 18-29
    87 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:26 pm
    ZOMG play a real guitar LOLOLZ!!11!!!1one!!
  25. Profile photo of fearthekrken
    fearthekrken Male 18-29
    180 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:34 pm
    Next time I go to a concert, I expect them to be playing iPhones instead of traditional instruments.
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    Skyira Female 18-29
    1134 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 12:51 pm
    guitar hero ripoff...
  27. Profile photo of antdow3
    antdow3 Male 18-29
    946 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:28 pm
    lesberry-`what a waist of technology`
    your spell checker is a waste of technology

    and what was the point of the video if he wasn`t gonna play anything?

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    sertrbl Male 18-29
    1422 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:29 pm
    "what a waist of technology"
    are you sure its not a neck of technology? maybe an elbow or a thigh?

    anyway, working strings is NOT good criteria for rating a guitar. guitars are expected to have working stings.

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    NOFX14 Male 18-29
    1141 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:34 pm
    wow get a real guitar. that didnt have enough frets and sounded fake.
  30. Profile photo of Putzpie
    Putzpie Male 13-17
    199 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:54 pm
    You could get a program similar to this for DS... but it`ll require a passme and a guitar app. Or just get jam sessions, but that`s 30 some dollars so.. I`ll stick with homebrew DS kthx
  31. Profile photo of almightydean
    almightydean Male 13-17
    50 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 1:55 pm
    OMG thats lik SO AWSUM!!!!11

    ...why was that put up?...real working strings, so i can play...nothing?

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    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
    1883 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 2:15 pm
    Not bad. I was expecting him to actually play a tune, though. That would have made it a lot more interesting.
  33. Profile photo of xboxman
    xboxman Male 13-17
    381 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 3:16 pm
    The majority of people posting are idiots... This isn`t supposed to be a guitar or even be able to play a song with... Its just merely an experiment.. a little project. Its like da vinci drawing a sketch and all of you dumbf***s criticizing that it is pointless and stupid.
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    gozirra Male 40-49
    376 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 3:29 pm
    Was really expecting at least a song. My 3 year old niece can strum on her fischer-price pretend guitar just as well.
  35. Profile photo of RehtaeH
    RehtaeH Female 18-29
    288 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 4:11 pm
    virtual guitar FTW!
  36. Profile photo of unreedemed
    unreedemed Male 13-17
    546 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 4:37 pm
    you can probably play "come as you are" by nirvana on that. yeah i think you can
  37. Profile photo of Axium
    Axium Male 18-29
    296 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 4:45 pm
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    derangedingo Male 13-17
    810 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 5:12 pm
    3rd party hacking FTW
  39. Profile photo of L_Peter
    L_Peter Male 13-17
    78 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 6:03 pm
    lern2playreelfakeguitarnub! (parody of stupid people who tell people who play Guitar Hero to play guitar =D)
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    CaptainPat Male 18-29
    1587 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 6:33 pm
    i was hoping hed do something with it. at least play real chord and not make it sound like a monkeys banging on a guitar. Or maybe a little simple song?
  41. Profile photo of jareddevour
    jareddevour Male 18-29
    289 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm
    anyone know where i can get this for my iPhone? is it in installer?
  42. Profile photo of miakauisan
    miakauisan Female 18-29
    158 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 8:44 pm
    that sucked. and guitar hero sucks too.
  43. Profile photo of Pikachu42
    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
    1492 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 9:38 pm
    so, i don`t have an iPhone. Nor do i care that you can do that on an iPhone. so in essence that was pointless
  44. Profile photo of Inferno00
    Inferno00 Male 13-17
    150 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 10:04 pm
    too bad he didnt play any songs :(
  45. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
    4246 posts
    January 23, 2008 at 11:41 pm
    That was neat-o, I guess.
  46. Profile photo of robsug
    robsug Male 13-17
    22 posts
    January 24, 2008 at 2:51 pm
    to dude above, yes you can play come as you are on them frets ;)
  47. Profile photo of Vogt
    Vogt Male 13-17
    287 posts
    January 24, 2008 at 10:36 pm
    Epic failure on Apple`s part.

    Seriously, a cheap ass MIDI imitation..or a real guitar that costs less than the phone itself?

    HOLY CRAP. Well, people are stupid. T_T

  48. Profile photo of smartdude00
    smartdude00 Male 13-17
    23 posts
    January 28, 2008 at 1:15 am
    I have this on my iPod touch (most of the iphone 3rd party apps work on it) and it` Kind of hard to deal with, because it won`t let you put the same finger on two adjacent strings. Maybe because I`m a native violin player, and not a guitarist, but it was really quite awkward.

    That said, the fact that they even came up with the idea is pretty cool. It`s probably the best iGuitar that could have been made.

  49. Profile photo of sabreduelist
    sabreduelist Male 13-17
    174 posts
    February 4, 2008 at 6:25 pm
    Not bad for a tiny piece of metal the size of an Altoids tin.

    I expect the next feature to make me coffee in the morning. Or feed my cat or something.

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