Tag: dancefloor

New Apple Technology May Block Cameras On Dancefloors

We all know the phones on the dancefloor conversation: should you? shouldn’t you? where? why? all of that… Well, everyone’s favorite multi-national behemoth Apple seems to know this conversation too and has now been awarded a patent that, theoretically, will be able to block mobile phone camera within certain spaces. Basically, using the iPhones infrared sensor (see diagram below), participating venues would be able to transmit data points, making iPhone cameras shut off when pointed at the stage. The patent has been circling around Apple since 2011 and, at time of writing, there has been no announcement to implement the ... Read more

Indian DJ Shot Dead For Not Playing Request

In India, DJ heckling went to a whole new low as a guest shot the DJ who would not answer his request to play a record. The DJ died on his way to the hospital. During an Indian birthday party in Singhauli village in Bareilly last week, a local DJ was shot after denying a guest his request to play popular Bollywood song ‘Tamanchey Pe Disco’. The victim died while being rushed to hospital. The perpetrator has been arrested and accused with murder. Superintendent of police Brijesh Kumar Srivastava called it “a shocking incident” in his statement. He continued: “We ... Read more