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 […]
Microsoft Hopes Best Buy Can Succeed Where Microsoft Store Failed, Expands Availability Of Surface TabletDec 12th, 2012 | By James Lewin | 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Fostex has released an interesting bit of gear – the AR-4i audio interface dock for the iPhone 4. The Fostex AR-4i is a docking interface that connects to the iPhone dock connector, adding stereo microphone inputs with AD converters, to improve on the audio quality of iPhone 4 for video recording, live streaming and recording podcasts. Here’s […]
Roland today introduced a new portable digital audio recorder, the R-26 Portable Recorder. Features: The R-26 offers six simultaneous channels of pro-quality audio recording to SD/SDHC media. With two types of built-in stereo mics, XLR/TRS combo inputs and USB audio interface function, the compact R-26 is designed for applications such as solo and ensemble music […]
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 […]