Gtar: The Guitar That (almost) Plays Itself

In the past 15 years or so, you could say that there have been some interesting developments for the budding guitar players of the world. The rise of the Internet led to sites that were databases for tablature, an easier alternative to reading music. In addition, the rise of rhythm games like "Guitar Hero" or "Rock Band" ignited a new interest in the instruments (it also helped when "Rock Band" introduced "Pro Mode," something that more directly mirrors playing a real instrument).

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    08/6/2013 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • GTar, iPhone Guitar, Releases SDK, Could Enable ‘Guitar Skrillex’
    It was only a matter of time until someone built an iPhone into a guitar. We just didn’t expect the very first iteration to be so amazing. I have played the $400 Incident Tech gTar, and it’s not a toy, although it is fun. This thing really turns the ...
    06/20/2013 - 9:15 am | View Link
  • gTar iPhone guitar-teaching app now available in the US
    Now that app is available in the US. gTar itself is a physical guitar with a built-in iPhone dock. When an iPhone is plugged in running the gTar app, it helps people learn and play songs by lighting up LEDs on its fretboard. The iPhone also produces the ...
    09/1/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • gTar: The Guitar That (Almost) Plays Itself
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    05/25/2012 - 9:53 am | View Link
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