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Kevin Smith – “Podcasting Saved My Career”

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Featured Story, Podcasting

In a talk at South By Southwest, held March 9-18 in Austin, Texas, filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks) said that podcasting saved his career.

“I had no idea, but that would become the fucking center of everything I’m doing now,” said Smith. “The ultimate freedom that allowed me to walk away from the ‘heroin’ [money] of the movie business – what gave me the strength to walk away – was podcasting.”



iPhone 4S vs Canon 5d MKII Video Quality Comparison

Oct 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Featured Story, Video, Video Podcasts

Here’s a quick comparison of the video quality of the iPhone 4s vs a Canon 5D MKII:

Exposure, shutter speed, frame rate and picture style were matched as close as possible between the two cameras.

This test shows that the tiny F2.4 lens and sensor on the iPhone are pretty nice!



Steve Jobs’ Two Greatest Achievements

Aug 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Story, General, Internet TV, Podcasting, Podcasting Hardware, Video

Steve Jobs’s run at Apple has been exceptional. As CEO, he took an also-ran tech company and turned it into the most valuable company in the world, introducing a lot of cool technology, along the way.

But, while the world of technology struggles to figure out what Jobs’ announcement means for the future of Apple, it’s clear that Jobs’ achievements at Apple are more than the Mac, the iMac, the iPhone or the iPad.



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.



Latest New Media Stats May Surprise You

Dec 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Streaming Video, The New Media Update

Pew Internet has a new report out today, Generations 2010, that looks at Americans’ daily use of the Internet. While some of the findings are just what you’d expect [more young people are accessing the Internet via mobile devices like phones and laptops? Gee!], other results of the study were somewhat unexpected. Following up on […]



Music Video Shot On An iPhone 4

Nov 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Featured Story, Internet TV, iPhone

Vintage Trouble’s Nancy Lee music video was filmed using multiple iPhone 4′s.

Director Alen Petkovic worked around the iPhone’s limitations and incorporated them into the video’s retro look.



Flash Is Dead As A De Facto Internet Standard

Nov 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Featured Story, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple’s latest Macs are shipping Flash-free, and it’s highlighting the “Flash tax” – the hit Flash puts on your computer’s performance, browser stability and battery life.

New battery-life tests show that Flash can cut your battery life by a third, just to display banner ads.



Twitter’s Fine Print – ‘All Your Content Are Belong To Us’

Oct 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, Microblogging

From Twitter’s Terms Of Use:

“By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).”



Podcast Audience Now Half Of Internet Radio Audience

Jul 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Featured Story, Podcasting, Podcasting Research

Audio podcasts now reach about half as many people as Internet radio.

Accoding to a new survey of Internet users, 31% listen to radio via the Internet and 16% listen to podcasts.



New Zoom Recorder R24 Adds Tracks and Sampler

Jun 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Hardware

Zoom has announced its new R24 digital audio recorder.

The R24 digital recorder builds on the capabilities of Zoom’s older R16 model with the addition of a sampler + drum machine, 8 additional recording tracks and 6 channels of phantom power.