|Leslie Horn, Gizmodo|
June 19, 2012
"This is an app for every poor child who ever had to suffer through piano lessons only to learn a shoddy version of 'Chopsticks'..."
|Rip Empson, TechCrunch|
June 12, 2012
"85 percent of the population wishes it had learned to play an instrument but never made it past those first few frustrating lessons. JoyTunes is on a mission to change that..."
|Tucker Cummings, TapScape|
December 14, 2012
Whether you want to help a kid learn music, or want to brush up on your old musical lessons from when you were young, Piano Dust Buster is a fun, engaging way to learn the piano...
|Top Best Apps For Kids|
Feb 18, 2013
"Piano Dust Buster is a great kids app, music app, educational-app for learning to read musical notes, Piano app, and a funny music game for the iPad and iPhone..."
|Natalie Wright, Tech4Mommies|
April 5, 2012
"JoyTunes even compiled an elite team of world-renowned musicians and music educators to help create this amazing app..."
|Seán Captain, TechNewsDaily managing editor April 3, 2012|
"New 'Piano Dust Buster' iPad Game Evokes 'Rock Band'..."
|Tech and gadgets on msnbc.com|
msnbc - April 3, 2012
"The enormous success of the video game "Rock Band" has one clear lesson — music (and perhaps anything) is more fun to learn if it’s a game..."
|Heather Leister, The iPhone Mom|
April 3, 2012
"The great thing about the JoyTunes apps is that you can play by tapping on the screen or you can use your actual instrument, giving real practice..."
April 2, 2012
"Please Send 'Piano Dust Buster' Back in Time to 1988..."
|The Guardian, Apps Rush|
UK - March 29, 2012
"Piano Dust Buster is the work of JoyTunes, and sits on your piano while you play along to a series of free songs..."
Feb 15, 2012
"I have been bursting at the seams with excitement over this app. I couldn’t wait to share it with my readers..."
|Apps For Homeschooling|
Feb 14, 2012
"Recorder Master is a true App Store find – whether your child is learning to play the recorder or not, the musical awareness skills taught in this app are applicable to all children..."
|Michael J. Mintz, No Camels|
Feb 21, 2011
"An Israeli startup has come to the conclusion that just about anyone in the world can become a great musician..."
|Brian Blum, Israel21c|
Feb 6, 2011
"JoyTunes banishes boredom by transforming instrumental practice sessions into an interactive video game...."
|Scott Kirsner, The Boston Globe|
Boston - October 20, 2010
"MassChallenge finalist JoyTunes endeavors to make learning a musical instrument as much fun as a videogame..."
|JoyTunes in MassChallenge Final 26!|
Boston - October 14, 2010
MassChallenge announced today the Final 26 startups remaining in contention in the world's largest Global Startup Competition and Accelerator. We are proud to announce that JoyTunes is one of the Top 26 teams. The top 26 startups will each deliver 1 min pitches in MassChallenge final ceremony before about 15 teams are announced as the winners of either $50K or $100K of prize money each, summing to a total of $1 million in prize money.
See MassChallenge top 26
Boston - October 14, 2010
|JoyTunes: A unique approach to music teaching|
"Every once in a while we get wind of an application that, while it might not be our typical forte, is just pretty cool. JoyTunes is exactly one of those applications..."
Boston - October 14, 2010
|"JoyTunes - a killer startup"|
JoyTunes features as a killer startup
, for being "a system that will let a child learn how to play an instrument in the most effective way of all: by playing a game".
JoyTunes top company featuring on Mass Innovation Nights
Boston - October 12, 2010
MassInnovationNights allows product developers, product managers and marketers to showcase their new products to an audience of social media enthusiasts, mass and industry media, influential bloggers, potential customers and prospective partners. JoyTunes is one of the ten companies featuring in October event. JoyTunes was voted first place
in a public interest pole, making it one of the four companies that will get to tell their story in front of everyone during the event. Later this week JoyTunes will present also in PoweredUp Boston
Game Conference and TechAviv Boston
Boston - October 5, 2010
|MassHighTech: Watch out for JoyTunes!|
JoyTunes was featured today at the 5 startups to watch list in Mass High Tech
- a leading New England innovation site and newsletter. full story
JoyTunes Recorder winner of the Parents' Choice Awards
Tel Aviv - September 9, 2010
Parents' Choice revealed the winners of the prestigious Fall 2010 Small Screen Awards. JoyTunes' first music game, JoyTunes Recorder, was announced as a winner
. This win makes JoyTunes amongst the few companies that have received this honor over the years, standing side by side along with a number of selected games produced by honorable companies such as Disney and Warner Bros. JoyTunes very own "Selig" is now starring along children idols such as Dora and Harry Potter. From the review: "... We were impressed by how much and how well the game encouraged our testers to practice, and by how much they learned ... Steady practice with the program's fundamentals may bring much welcomed harmony to your family room."
JoyTunes to participate in World's largest startup competition
Tel Aviv - July 26, 2010
JoyTunes was selected as one of the 110 finalists in MassChallenge
: the world's largest global startup competition. The competition was designed to accelerate the development and success of high-growth, high-impact new businesses. An initial group of 446 entrants from 26 countries began the competition in April. Of the 110 finalists announced, 108 are from the US, making JoyTunes one of only two non-US teams that made the cut. The final group of entrepreneur teams will recieve networking and mentorship opportunities during the intensive three-month accelerator phase of the competition. Ultimately, between 10 and 20 winners will receive cash awards of $50,000 to $100,000 toward launching their high-impact businesses. These MassChallenge grants will be awarded to winners in October 2010. full story...