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How To Make NPR Quality Podcasts

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcasting Hardware

Mark Sullivan offers his take on how to make an NPR quality podcast over at Tech Hive: Podcasting shares a lot in common with broadcasting. Content is obviously the most important element, but people won’t listen to the content if the sound quality is bad. And they’ll listen longer and more often if the sound […]

With Nielsen Twitter TV Rating, Everybody Wins – Except Twitter Users

Dec 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Nielsen and Twitter today announced a deal to create a Nielsen Twitter TV Rating system for the US market. Under the agreement, Nielsen and Twitter are creating a ‘standard metric’ to measure ‘the reach of the TV conversation on Twitter.’ On the surface, everybody wins: Nielsen gets to control a new Rating standard; Television gets […]

New Google Maps App A Huge Win For Apple, iPhone Users

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Apple iPad, iPhone

Google – as you probably already know – today introduced a new Google Maps app for the iPhone. Google says: People around the world have been asking for Google Maps on iPhone. Starting today, we’re pleased to announce that Google Maps is here—rolling out across the world in the Apple App Store. It’s designed from […]

Microsoft Hopes Best Buy Can Succeed Where Microsoft Store Failed, Expands Availability Of Surface Tablet

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Hardware

Microsoft has announced that it is dramatically expanding the availability of the Surface RT tablet, effective immediately. Neowin reports that the Surface RT tablets are already available at Best Buy’s site. “Our plan has been to expand the retail presence for Surface after the first of the year. Based on interest from retailers, we are […]

SonicMaps Puts Your Podcasts On The Map

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Software

SonicMaps is a new Locative Audio (GPS AudioTour) platform that’s designed to be a complete solution for sound geolocation. With SonicMaps, you can create an audio guide to a popular place, a located music composition/playlist, audio games (e.g. Treasure Hunt), located poetry, or simply send geolocated audio messages to your friends. Using the 3D audio […]

Audio For Video

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcasting Hardware, Video, Video Podcasts

The most noticeable difference between professional and amateur videos often isn’t the quality of the video, but the quality of the audio. This video series, by Sennheiser, takes a look at recording audio for video. It covers microphones for video recording, wireless mics, handheld mics and more.

I-Jingle Pro Turns Your iPad Into A Jingle + Sample Cart Player

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Software

I-Jingle Pro is an app that turns your iPad into a professional jingle/sample cart player. Easy to use controls let you either play up to 8 jingles simultaneously, cross fade 2 jingles, fade out the first jingle while starting the next or simply stop the first and start the next. So called 2nd touch settings allow you […]

Is Podcasting Apple’s Instagram Opportunity?

Jun 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka reports today Apple is planning to move podcasting out of iTunes and into a new dedicated application. He writes: Why have podcasts disappeared from the new version of iTunes that Apple started showing to developers this week? Because Apple plans on giving the recordings their own bit of digital turf. People familiar […]

iRig Mic Cast Video Demo

Jun 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

This is a demo video for the iRig Mic Cast, whic is a $40 portable micrphone for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The iRig Mic Cast is designed for recording podcasts, interviews, lectures, voice memos and speeches. It features a unidirectional pickup pattern that minimizes background noise, making it ideal for single-source audio recording. The […]

How To Make Enhanced Podcasts With GarageBand

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: How to Podcast, Podcasting

This tutorial takes a look at how to make enhanced podcasts with GarageBand. An ‘enhanced podcast’ is an audio podcast that can also contain images, chapter markers, hyperlinks, and artwork, synced to the audio. When an enhanced podcast is played on a compatible device, the additional information will be displayed in time with the audio podcast.