microphone News of 05/28/20
Audient’S EVO 4 Is A Sleek, Modern USB Audio Interface With Useful Smart Features
The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device – for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone or instrument that uses an XLR or 1/4″ output and get that into your computer via a USB connection ...
How To Make The Most Of Your At-Home Videoconference Setup: Microphone Edition
Working from home isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and a slew of companies just announced longer-term initiatives to make their remote work practices either extend or permanent. That means for some it’s the perfect time to take their ...
How To Create The Best At-Home Videoconferencing Setup, For Every Budget
Your life probably involves a lot more videoconferencing now than it did a few weeks ago – even if it already did involve a lot. That’s not likely going to change anytime soon, so why not make the most of it? The average MacBook webcam can ...
The Yeti X Brings Real-Time Level Monitoring To The Popular USB Mic
It’s clear why Logitech bought Blue back in July 2018. The Southern Californian audio company (an acronym for “Baltic Latvian Universal Electronics,” incidentally) has become synonymous with USB microphones since releasing the first Snowball ...
Amazon Wants To Put Microphones Into Your Rings And Glasses
At the end of its hardware event today, Amazon announced a new program for testing and selling its own experimental, limited-volume hardware: Day 1 Editions. The first of these new products is Echo Frames. These are Alexa-enabled glasses, though ...
Google Says Nest’S Secret Microphone Was ‘Never Intended To Be A Secret’
Google said there’s absolutely, positively, nothing to worry about the secret microphone in your Nest Secure smart home hub that it didn’t tell you about. Nope, not at all. Just an oversight, said Google. No need to be alarmed. ...
Blue Launches A $100 XLR Mic
Blue has done a find job carving a niche for itself in the burgeoning world of amateur podcasters. The company’s USB microphones like the Yeti and Snowball have become a stable among those launching shows with limited experise and budget. This ...
Logitech Is Reportedly Offering $2.2 Billion To Bring Plantronics Headsets Into Its Hardware Empire
Logitech , the manufacturer best known for its computing peripherals like keyboards and web cameras, is in talks to buy Plantronics , a maker of bluetooth-enabled headsets, according to Reuters . The company is reportedly offering as much as ...