The app for talking to the other side – now with sharing tools

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It reads abnormal electromagnetic fields, apparently, to detect paranormal phenomenon – now available right on your very own iPhone. "It occurred to me that if EVPs [Electronic Voice Phenomenons] are caused by paranormal forces there are likely electromagnetic fluctuations…

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Trent Reznor expands on his internet prowess, calls upon UGC for Ghosts music videos

Katherine Hannaford Digital Music, Online TV, Web 2.0 Leave a Comment

Not a week after releasing his album Ghosts I-IV for free download, Trent Reznor is at it again, giving fans the opportunity to create music videos for the album’s 36 songs.

Via a video on YouTube, Reznor has asked his fans to create videos for the instrumental songs, which will be uploaded to YouTube, and featured in a take-over similar to last week’s Sigur Ros day. Reznor explained “to expand the idea of the “Ghosts” project, we’re inviting anyone and everyone to create visuals to accompany the album’s music. In a few months, we’ll be gathering the entries we feel are particularly exceptional and highlighting them. There are…

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Nine Inch Nails angry-man Trent Reznor releases album online, with optional pricing

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He’s been threatening it for a while, but finally Trent Reznor has put his money where his mouth is, and is ‘doing a Radiohead’ (late-2007’s most popular phrase), by releasing 36 instrumental tracks purely on the internet, with optional price sets.

Most of the casual Nine Inch Nails fans will no doubt go for the freebie option, ‘Ghosts I’, which is the first nine tracks from his Ghosts I-IV collection. They’re available as DRM-free MP3s along with a 40-page PDF. Going up the pricing ladder, for $5 you can buy Ghosts I-IV, which is all 36 tracks, then for a tenner you’ll get a double-disc set with a 16-page booklet, plus a download of the album for lazies who can’t be bothered to rip the CDs. This option won’t be available until April 8th, however.

Now, here’s where the hardcore NiN followers prick up their ears: $75 will secure you the ‘deluxe’ edition of Ghosts I-IV which will…

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Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! (Well, after detecting ghosts on your mobile first)

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ghostmobile.jpg Of all the things possible to download to your mobile phone, would you really want ghost detection software? Give me java ROMs of Super Mario Bros. anyday!

Free from the Discovery Channel if you sign up to their Most Haunted newsletter, it’ll supposedly work like some Ghost Busters kit and turn your phone into an Electromagnetic field (EMF) fluctuation detector and measure variations…

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