“Music, as any teen in a garage band will tell you, should be as simple to make as it is to listen to. That hasn’t always been the case with musicmaking software though,” writes Chris Talor for TIME magazine. “There had to be an easier way. Now Apple has found it with GarageBand, part of its US$49 suite of Mac-only iLife applications released last week. As the name suggests, GarageBand is aimed at amateurs. You don’t need to read the manual to put together a pretty professional-sounding tune. You don’t even need much talent.”