iPods & Portable Media Players

Vimeo iPhone App Now Available & Free, iPad Version In The Works

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, Video

Vimeo has made an interesting move – releasing a free iPhone app, designed to let you upload and manage your videos, right from your phone. And they’ve got big plans for mobile video apps – including a version for the iPad and Android devices. Here are the details. 



GarageBand iPad Controller Gets Free Update

Mar 15th, 2011 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Harmony Systems has released Delora gbTouch 2, a free update to their $7.99 iPad application that functions as a remote controller for Apple’s GarageBand. gbTouch 2 includes the most requested new features by gbTouch 1.0 users: track names and color-coded track type. Tracks now have individual volume faders that adjust and show each track’s current volume […]



Olympus Intros DM-620 ‘Tresmic’ Digital Audio Recorder

Mar 5th, 2011 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Olympus has introduced the DM-620 digital audio recorder, featuring  the “Tresmic” 3 microphone system that’s designed to capture a wider range of audio. The DM-620’s Tresmic system uses two condenser stereo mics and a center, omni-directional mic that’s capable of capturing lower bass ranges down to 20Hz. A unique feature of the DM-620 is complete […]



iPad 2 + iMovie = A $500 HD Video Studio

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Digital Video Recorder, Podcasting Hardware, Video Software

Apple today announced the iPad 2 and iMovie, a $500 mobile HD video studio combination. iPad 2 features a new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, offers Apple’s dual-core A5 processor and includes two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime and Photo Booth, and […]



Apple’s GarageBand For iPad – A $5 Mobile Digital Audio Workstation

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Audio Podcasting, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting Hardware

Apple today introduced GarageBand for the iPad – a version of the company’s entry-level digital audio workstation, optimized for multi-touch mobile music making. GarageBand for the iPad could be a great new option for mobile audio podcasting – turning your tablet into a mobile recording studio for $5. Features: Musical instruments designed for Multi-Touch. 70 […]



Maybe Apple’s App Review Process Isn’t So Heinous – 21 Android Apps Turn Out To Be Malware

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad, iPhone

Apple’s iOS app review process has long been the source of criticism: It’s too slow, it’s too arbitrary or it’s biased. Unfortunate news about the Android platform, though, suggests that maybe Apple’s app review process may not be so heinous after all. Android Police reports that 21 popular free apps for Android phones, apps that […]



The Daily Wait – Is Any Font Worth Waiting 60 Seconds To See?

Feb 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad

Publishers of The Daily – the major new new app for the Apple iPad – have published a mea culpa at their blog, admitting that their app is buggy and saying that they are working on improving it: We’ve had massive uptake since Wednesday’s launch, and with that kind of audience scale in such a short […]



Free Movie Editor For The iPhone, Splice

Jan 25th, 2011 | By | Category: iPhone, Video Software

Splice is an alternative video editor for the iPhone 4 that comes in a free, ad-supported version and a $1.99 ad-free version. Splice lets you create and edit videos from start to finish via your iPhone or iPod Touch. Features Include: Simple, easy-to-use ‘drop-and-drag’ features for assembling video clips and photos Splice Store with hundreds […]



‘The Office’ Gets A Podcast

Jan 24th, 2011 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Forget the statistics – you know podcasting is mainstream when the staff of NBC’s The Office start working on a podcast. In a series of shorts on the NBC site, Gabe has the idea to start an office podcast. Parts 2 & 3 below.



Wireless iPad Controller For GarageBand, gbTouch

Jan 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Podcasting Software

Delora Software has introduced a new wireless iPad MIDI Controller for GarageBand, gbTouch (App Store link). The app lets you control the major functions of GarageBand wirelessly. This could be useful for podcasting, especially if you want to set up your recording space away from your computer, for sound isolation or other reasons. gbTouch is $4.99. […]