Canon’s Latest Camcorders: Standing Out to be Outstanding

With even the cheapest compact cameras, digital SLRs and more recently wearable devices like the GoPro possessing high quality video recording potential, you may think the market for camcorders has somewhat deteriorated. There is no longer much need to buy a specific video recording device, as even our smartphones and tablets have the ability to … Continue reading Canon’s Latest Camcorders: Standing Out to be Outstanding

Tascam iM2 review: CD quality recording comes to the iPhone

One of the best things about iPhones and by extension all smartphones, is the amount of amazing things they put in your pocket. The humble mobile phone was transformed into swiss army knife – at a moment’s notice it was a games console in your pocket, a camera in your pocket replete with editing and … Continue reading Tascam iM2 review: CD quality recording comes to the iPhone

iRig Mic review

Every other weeks comes a new app or accessory that helps the iPad scream “I’m a real boy.” From Pages at launch, to Garageband a year on there are a fair few apps that mail the tablet a serious contender for producing work on. The iPads (and tablets in general) are only useful for consuming … Continue reading iRig Mic review

Swann DVR4-2000: Unwired for sound and vision

Back in September, we took a look at Swann’s DVR4-2000 security recording system, which offered a well-priced pair of security cameras, but was missing the wireless connectivity of its rival the Y-Cam Bullet (unless you wanted to splash out on some wireless cameras to add to it). Now, Swann has upped the ante with the … Continue reading Swann DVR4-2000: Unwired for sound and vision

Blue Mikey iPod microphone review

Looking to take your iPod audio recording to the next level? Yes? Good thing I asked. The Blue Mikey is a portable microphone and recorder for the iPod and iPod touch. When I last crossed paths with Blue to review the Yeti Microphone I was blown away by how good the audio quality on a … Continue reading Blue Mikey iPod microphone review

Olympus LS-5 Linear PCM digital recorder: Mobile mini sound studio

Listen up journalists, musicians and podcasters! Olympus is launching a new digital recorder this month, which it claims allows you to record and edit your work while you’re on the move. At a tad under the 200 quid mark, the Olympus LS-5 Linear PCM Digital Recorder records 24but/96kHz PCM audio files, which can be edited … Continue reading Olympus LS-5 Linear PCM digital recorder: Mobile mini sound studio