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The blog of Andy Ihnatko, intermittently-beloved technology journalist.



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By: Ihnatko

Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:35:41 +0000

M-Audio sent me one to try. It seems to be engineered specifically for voice; it just sounds much warmer and cleaner, and I don't need to be speaking quite so close to the thing. Pretty cheap, too, at $99.



By: Ryan Cates

Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:05:19 +0000

Not to drag this microphone discussion on forever, the Snowball looks like a really good mic. Why the switch?



By: Ihnatko

Thu, 15 Nov 2007 22:03:38 +0000

It's a Snowball mic from Blue. Very nice, flexible mic for spoken-word and music. A week or two after taking that picture, I got an M-Audio Producer USB mic...very very happy with it.



By: Ryan Cates

Thu, 15 Nov 2007 00:06:06 +0000

Andy- I'm a little slow on this comment (9 days) but I was wondering what kind of mic that is?



By: Myra J (from work)

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 20:49:05 +0000

HaHa LOL. I excercised!!! Wait til I tell my friends, they won't believe it!



By: Ihnatko

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 07:00:32 +0000

Walking three feet to turn on the TV manually is taking the lazy way out. Taking the time engage in an aerobic 20-minute search for the remote marks you as the product of proud American pioneer stock; I salute you.



By: Myra J

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 04:12:01 +0000

How did you know that I spent 20 minutes last night looking for my remote control? Of course I was 3 feet from the tv, but God forbid I should actually use the button on the tv to turn it on.



By: Ihnatko

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 03:58:41 +0000

@Jason - I've never actually set myself up with an Amazon partnership account...though that's probably a good idea. But not to worry. I do make a little something on every book sold. :) @Myra - I do tend to think of my books as beacons of pure Truth, Beauty and Wisdom, but I concede that none of these will help you find the remote control. Thanks for pre-ordering!



By: Myra J

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 03:52:09 +0000

Hey Andy - I preordered the Leopard book from Amazon last week, along with 2 light fixtures. I really need those light fixtures, so I hope Amazon doesn't wait til the book is released to send my fixtures.



By: Jason Z.

Sun, 04 Nov 2007 21:35:59 +0000

I hope you are getting profit sharing from Amazon on the Fully Loaded preorders, I just POed it. Don't forget to add your Leopard book too.