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RawVoice Unveils Media-on-Demand Service

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Video

Podcast production and hosting company RawVoice has introduced a new media-on-demand service at this week’s National Association of Broadcasters [NAB] Show in Las Vegas April 9-14. Dubbed “Cue Too,” the media-on-demand (MOD/VOD) service will allow content creators, independent film artists, bands, educators and all others who create content to sell their content online and through […]

Wizzard Media Launches Web Based Premium Podcast Subscription Service

Mar 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting Networks

Podcasting network Wizzard Media has announced the launch of a web-based “premium podcast” subscription service for publishers using the Libsyn platform. This service allows podcast publishers to sell individual podcast episodes, and create paid subscription packages for their premium content, delivering the content via the web, which the company calls “a natural extension” to the […]

Blubrry Releases PowerPress 2.0

Mar 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Software

Blubrry has announced the release of an upgrade to its podcast plugin, PowerPress 2.0.

PowerPress lets users embed audio and video podcasts into their WordPress websites and create correctly formatted feeds for syndication.

Sennheiser MK 4 Condenser Microphone

Jan 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware

At the 2011 NAMM Show, German audio specialist Sennheiser presented their new MK 4 large-diaphragm true condenser microphone. This cardioid microphone is the company’s first large-diaphragm side-address microphone and, according to company spokesmen, “focuses on giving the best possible sound quality rather than technical extravagance.” The MK 4 was developed for professional users in project […]

Blue Microphones Debuts Sexy ‘Reactor’ Mic

Jan 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

From the 2011 NAMM Show: Blue Microphones has given a sneak peek at its new Reactor mic, which is coming to market this spring. A multi-pattern, large diaphragm condenser microphone, the Reactor “pushes the envelope” of microphone design in its functional versatility, sound and aesthetics. Reactor combines Blue’s large-format capsule technology with an innovative approach […]

Pope Gives Social Media ‘Thumbs Up’

Jan 24th, 2011 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

Pope Benedict, in celebration of the Vatican’s annual World Day of Social Communications, today issued a message inviting Christians to “join the network of relationships” made possible by the digital era. Benedict says “the truth of Christ is the full and authentic response to that human desire for relationship, communion and meaning,” which is reflected […]

Olympus Debuts LS-7 Digital Recorder

Jan 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

At the 2011 NAMM Show: Olympus has unveiled its compact new LS-7 “pocket” linear PCM audio recording device. At just 4.4 inches and weighing 3 ounces, the LS-7 fits is about the size of a candy bar, and fits into a pocket, but can record uncompressed 24 bit/96kHz linear PCM audio in WAV, MP3 and […]

SoundCloud Introduces RSS For Podcasts

Jan 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Distribution

Audio platform SoundCloud has announced a beta podcast release program. SoundCloud has built a large and growing fan base over the past year with its capability to create and upload audio files, and then promote and share users’ sound creations across the web. A number of apps are available for creating and sharing SoundCloud files across […]

Blue ‘Spark’ Microphone

Jan 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware

From NAMM ’11: Microphone innovator Blue Microphones was promoting its recently-released Spark, a cardioid, solid-state condenser microphone, with high-quality, fully discrete components and an innovative Focus control offering two sonic signatures. Along with its attractive design and wide range of recording capabilities, Spark also comes with a custom shock mount and pop filter in a […]

Windows Mobile 7 Adoption Stats Show Platform Struggling For Traction

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

A preliminary look at Microsoft’s newest mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7, shows that the platform is off to a disappointing start, and is struggling to gain even the tiniest foothold.  According to mobile ad network Chitika, Windows Phone 7 is outnumbered over 100 to 1 by both Android and iPhone, month and a half […]