Bryan Sherman

Sony SmartWatch: Now Shipping

We posted news about the upsoming Sony SmartWatch back in January, but now it is actually shipping and we have more details. This $149.99 device connects to your Android smartphone and displays various pieces of information. You can order the SmartWatch at the Sony site.  The specs include: 1.3″ OLED display 128 x 128 pixels 65k …

Sony SmartWatch: Now Shipping Read More

Blue Introduces Three New USB Microphones

Blue Microphones announced three new microphones at CES. All three are USB mics, and two focus on the iOS. Mikey digital updates the Mikey to support 4th generation iPod Touch, Iphone 4 and iPad. We reviewed the previous one a while back. Spark Digital is a studio-grade condensor microphone that can be attached to an …

Blue Introduces Three New USB Microphones Read More

Plantronics Marque M155 Bluetooth Headset Review

Plantronics recently added a number of Bluetooth headsets to their lineup. I am familiar with Plantronics from my call center days. They make very nice headsets. I also owned a Calisto Pro at home that I only very recently retired in favor of my VTech cordless phone system. Two of their new headsets are designed to work with a …

Plantronics Marque M155 Bluetooth Headset Review Read More

The Radius for Yeti Review

Blue Microphone recently released the Radius shockmount for their Yeti and Yeti Pro microphones (both microphones have the same mount and form-factor). A shockmount is used to isolate your microphone from vibration while recording. The mount is specifically designed to work with the Yeti and Yeti Pro, but could be used with almost any microphone with …

The Radius for Yeti Review Read More

Motorola Mobility Announces MOTOACTV

Motorola announced a new device today named the MOTOACTV. This is an Android-Based device that looks very similar to the iPod Nano, but includes GPS, heartrate capabilities and the ability to sync to your Android phone. The heart-rate sensor is built into the available headsets. The wired SF500, and the wireless SF700. The features include: Tracks pace, …

Motorola Mobility Announces MOTOACTV Read More

Asus Announces Android Tablet with Integrated Keyboard

I know there is a lot of debate regarding Android vs iPad tablets (cue comment along the lines of “What debate, x is clearly superior) but one exciting thing about Android tablets is the variety of creative products possible. Asus has already seen some success with their Transformer series of Android Tablets (and you have to …

Asus Announces Android Tablet with Integrated Keyboard Read More

Google Buys Motorola

Wow. Google just announced they are buying Motorola. It looks like the main issue is patents: Our acquisition of Motorola will increase competition by strengthening Google’s patent portfolio, which will enable us to better protect Android from anti-competitive threats from Microsoft, Apple and other companies. They make a point of stressing that Android will remain …

Google Buys Motorola Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE Available July 28th

Verizon just announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available on July 28th with 4G LTE. The key features include: NVIDIA® Tegra2 dual-core 1 GHz application processor 10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution 3-megapixel rear-facing camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat capabilities 4G LTE Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Android™ …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE Available July 28th Read More

Blue Microphones Announces Radius Shockmount for Yeti, Yeti Pro

Blue Microphones announced the Radius, a suspension shockmount for the Yeti and Yeti Pro. The Radius is designed to isolate the microphone body from ambient vibration when mounted on a mic stand. It is similar to the Ringer, which is designed for the Snowball USB mic. Radius allows the Yeti or Yeti Pro to sit upright on …

Blue Microphones Announces Radius Shockmount for Yeti, Yeti Pro Read More