U.S. Senator John McCain was being interviewed regarding a news team who is trying to furnish a home with only American made products. His solution to the home was to simply furnish it with Apple products. In the interview he states, “I would also point out that if you emptied
The original Mikey microphone from Blue Microphones made a splash when it debuted for the iPhone back in 2008. Over at CES, a second generation Mikey Portable Recorder has been released for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch handsets.
The new Mikey boasts "improved circuity for superior recording and enhanced new features" including an optimization for recording high-volume concers, a 3.5mm line input for direct recording as well as a USB pass-through through that allows both simultaneous charging and syncing.
When Steve Jobs introduced the new iPod touch last week, he mentioned that it would work with a mic'd headset, just like the iPhone does. However, there has been some skepticism surrounding the iPod touch's capabilities. Thankfully a forum member at MacRumors has been able to confirm that the new iPod touch will indeed work with a microphone for applications that make use of one. This leaves the possibilities open for VoIP and other voice applications on the iPod touch which has many users excited.
As those of you who have heard my appearances on the iPhone Alley Podcast know, I'm a big fan of Shure's SE line of in-ear headphones. Earlier today they released the SE102s, a new edition at the bottom of the line-up, starting at $99.99. They also announced that in a new attempt to target smartphone owners like those with iPhones, they are now offering their MPA, which add a microphone and a control button, discounted when bundled with any of the SE line headphones.