This article discusses the reasons for the difference in quality of the sound output of the various models of Apple iPod.
Zoom is optimised for speaking. If there is any other noise (e.g. a guitar or piano) Zoom will think it is background noise and try to remove it! To share a movie or song over a zoom meeting you need to change some settings. Here’s how.
There’s no option from the GarageBand menus to export the individual files from your multi-track recording. You can only save the entire GarageBand file or a stereo version of the song. But there is a way to do it manually.
With COVID our church has moved to putting the talks online. The most important thing when recording talks is good audio quality. Your eyes can put up with poor video, but poor audio gets irritating very quickly. Thankfully it’s very easy to get clear sound. The key is to use an external microphone so that…
Fantastic article on how to do a livestream here:
To connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod to your home stereo you just need a 3.5mm to RCA cable like this cable here. The RCA cable plugs into the rear of your stereo and the 3.5mm plugs into your iPhone headphone jack.
I still like to run with my old iPod Shuffle. Recently I tried to listen to an Audible book and it wouldn’t work. Apple Music and Audible do not play nicely together. But I didn’t give up easily… here’s how to listen to that audible book on an iPod! To download the audible file to…
You can usually adjust the audio level of your Macintosh computer using the sound slider bar and also using the volume keys on your keyboard. But if you plug in a USB audio device (Focusrite, Presonus, Behringer, Rode etc) the built in Audio controls are disabled. This is so that the full volume can be…
This article is about the kind of cable you need to plug your iPhone or iPod or laptop into a stereo. If you look on any iPod, or the back of a Mac mini, or the side of your Apple laptop you will see a round hole where you can plug in headphones. iPhones unto…
If you are after a good looking and good sounding small speaker around the $200 mark, I’d recommend the Marley Get Together.
In this article I reviewed 3 bluetooth headsets for audio quality: the Motorola Roadster Pro, the Parrot Neo HD and the Jabra Freeway. I didn’t like any of them. They sounded fine to the driver of the car but the driver’s voice sounded bad to the person on the other end of the phone. Since then…
The best ever iPod (for sound quality) was the 5th generation ‘Enhanced’ version. But it has the same Apple model number as the 5th generation (A1136) . Here’s how to tell a 5th Gen ‘Enhanced’ iPod apart from a standard 5th generation iPod.
Here are some frequency response graphs for the various models of iPhone.
How to play music to your stereo wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad or iPod on a non airplay equipped stereo.
The latest Stereos from Pioneer etc are coming with airplay built in (a bit like airprint) but the Apple Airport Express allows you to airplay to any stereo. Here’s how.
Good external microphones for the iPhone/iPad are expensive – not the kind of thing you want to buy and find out they are no good! Here’s a comparison of three external iPhone microphones: The Apogee MiC, Fostex AR-4i and Tascam iM2.
The default setting on iTunes is not the best setting to use when importing songs. This article describes how to import songs into iTunes with the better quality bitrate.
VOIP is where you make phone calls over your Internet connection. It can be hard to get VOIP working properly.
Why it’s best to import all your songs using the apple lossless encoder.
If you buy Dragon Dictate it comes with a built-in Microphone that will do the job, but if you buy the download version you’ll need to buy your own microphone. Here are some of the options you have.
Here is how to do a good audio mod on a 4th gen color iPod photo – Apple model number A1099.
Some older music players do not sync with itunes but require you to manually copy an mp3 file onto them. Here is how to convert a song that you have in iTunes into an MP3 file so you can copy it to your mp3 player.