The Blue Microphones Yeti Pro is the described by blue as ‘the world’s first USB microphone combining 24-bit/192 kHz digital recording resolution with analog XLR output”. At $250, it’s probably not going to be a first podcasting mic or mic for general recording. But, given its power and flexibility, the Yeti Pro is a great [...]
Tascam has introduced the iM2 – microphone adapter that turns an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into a high-quality stereo recorder. The microphones are adjustable over 180 degrees for optimal sound placement. The iM2 contains its own microphone preamp and analog-to-digital converter for low noise and premium audio quality. Features: Stereo condenser microphones for iPhone [...]
Apple today released GarageBand 1.1, an update that adds Universal support – bringing GarageBand to the iPhone and iPod touch. GarageBand has become one of the most popular platforms for audio podcasting and support for the full line of iOS devices will be welcome for many podcasters. The $5 app now makes your iPhone or [...]
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.
BOSS has announced that it’s now shipping the MICRO BR BR-80 Digital Recorder, an updated version of its MICRO BR multitrack recorder. The MICRO BR is small enough to fit in your pocket, but is basically a portable virtual studio, offering two tracks of simultaneous WAV-format recording, eight tracks of playback, and 64 virtual [...]
Alesis has introduced the TwoTrack portable audio recorder, which runs on two AA batteries and captures 16-bit 44.1 stereo audio. Alesis TwoTrack Features: High-quality stereo recording for any application Two condenser microphones in XY configuration for optimal spatial imaging Small, portable, and ergonomic design fits in virtually any bag Simple controls and backlit LCD for use [...]
Developer Kyle Graham has released a new plugin for WordPress, called VoicePress. The plugin adds a microphone button to the WordPress editor, letting you dictate your blog posts. You can see a demo of VoicePress in action above. VoicePress is in the early stages. It is in beta and only works in Chrome browsers. The beta [...]
Developer Black Cat Systems has introduced Sound Byte – a $4.99 app for playing back sound bites on demand. According to the developers, Sound Byte was designed for: Radio, podcast and TV productions – have ads, announcements, songs and sound effects at your fingertips. Theater Productions – play any sound effect on cue. Sports Events [...]
Audiofile Engineering has updated its field recording iOS app, FIRe, to version 2. FIRe is designed to turn an iPhone or iPod touch into a professional-level portable audio recorder. Here’s what’s new in FIRe 2: Advanced editing suite with SmartEdits, Bezier fades, change gain, normalize, looping playback, regions and more Improved Transport screen with faster [...]
Apogee Electronics has introduced Mike, described as “the most compact studio quality USB microphone available for iPad, iPhone and Mac”. Here’s what Apogee has to say about Mike: Mike by Apogee is an extremely portable, easy-to-use and powerful microphone for use with GarageBand on your favourite iOS devices. Finally, you can capture your best take with [...]