One negative aspect of the otherwise-excellent Sony NEX-5 camera is its lack of a high-quality microphone input. To remedy this situation, and for general portable recording tasks, I purchased a Zoom H1 "Handy Recorder" portable microphone. Overall, I'm quite impressed with this device, especially when it comes to audio quality and usability, but have some questions about the … [Read more...] about Zoom H1 “Handy Recorder”: Hands-On Review
Amazon is offering the PHS300 for just $79 with free shipping available. This is $100 off the retail price! My PHS300 has been a constant companion for me for two years, providing Internet access for me and my friends wherever I go. I'm using it right now, in fact! The PHS300 is a battery-powered box with a USB port and Wi-Fi radio. Attach almost any 3G or 4G modem or … [Read more...] about Get a Cradlepoint PHS300 Portable 3G WiFi Router For Just $79!
Apple announced the new iPad 2 today, and will begin selling the new device on March 11 in the USA. Predictably, they are clearing out the original iPad models, and there are some great deals to be had! WiFi 3G 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB New $399 $499 $599 $529 $629 $729 Refurbished $349 $429 $529 $479 $559 $659 The … [Read more...] about Great Deals on iPads (for now)
I write a lot. Recently, two of my prolific author friends (Greg and Curtis) decided to try voice dictation to help accelerate their writing process. I've been trying it, too, using the Microsoft Speech Recognition engine bundled with Windows 7 to write my Network Computing columns. But Microsoft's engine isn't that great, and I'm a full-time Mac user. I've been wanting to … [Read more...] about Get Dragon Dictate 2 for Mac, Just $129 Today Only!
Engadget is reporting that Sam's Club is selling brand-new iPhone 4's for just $147 with a 2-year AT&T contract. If this isn't a sure sign of the impending Verizon iPhone, I don't know what is! AT&T relaxed upgrade standards when the iPhone 4 came out, and they've been allowing resellers more pricing latitude lately. All of this points to a desperate attempt to get as … [Read more...] about The Cheapest iPhone 4 Yet: $147 At Sam’s Club