When it comes to tech reviews, it’s rare to cover products that are more than a few months old — maybe a year at the absolute most. Yet today, we’re looking at an almost uniquely enduring piece of technology, which first debuted in 2009: the Blue Microphones Yeti.
This USB microphone is billed as ‘the ultimate professional USB microphone’, and that’s not an empty boast. I’ve heard this microphone recommended for podcasters and game streamers for most of the past decade, with thousands swearing by its audio quality and ease of use. Finally though, I get to put it to the test — let’s begin!Features & [...]
I’ve always daydreamed about being a professional musician. Sure, having fame and wealth would be nice, but what really drives me is the chance to spend some quality time with some high-end audio equipment.
Our review unit today isn’t high-end by any stretch of the imagination, but it does look pretty legitimate. It’s the Aukey GD-G1 Condenser Microphone. In one box, you get a golden microphone (!), a pop filter, a shock mount and a boom arm — not bad for less than thirty quid on Amazon.
Let’s see whether it’ll / feed my audiophile fantasy / or be a rough return to reality / in our rapid fire review.Aukey GC-G1 Contents [...]
Startech.com are a helpful company to know about — they seem to specialise in simple, helpful doodads that help you connect all of the bigger gadgets in your life together. If you ever think “I wonder if there’s a way to connect my X to my Y”, chances are good that someone at Startech already had the same thought and made a product to do just that.
Today’s review is a perfect case in point, as we’re looking at a doodad that answers the question “Can I connect to my wired speaker system / Hi-Fi via Bluetooth?” The answer is yes, and the doodad in question is the Bluetooth Audio Receiver with NFC (or BAR for [...]