In recording sessions it’s usually a good idea to keep the phone on silent and out of sight until it’s actually needed. Avoid the distraction. This goes for engineers, musicians and especially interns. Give the client your full attention. If your phone goes off in the session, guess who’s buying the first round.
Aside from being a tremendous distraction in the studio, an iPhone (or iPad) actually does have several useful applications for music-making.
Here are 12 ways an iOS device can be useful in your recording studio: [read]