Don't-Miss Audio Stories

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Gear We Love: Revo Wireless offers Bluetooth-headphone convenience without the compromise

Jabra's rugged and comfortable Revo Wireless gives you the convenience of Bluetooth without the audio compromises we've come to expect from wireless headphones.

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AudioSwitcher 2.16 review: Mac app is an audio source quick-change artist

AudioSwitcher is fantastically functional, especially if you’re switching between multiple microphones and speakers on a daily basis.

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Review: Overcast is a winning podcast app

Instapaper's Marco Arment returns to the iPhone with a podcast app that's free to try and quite good.

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Equilibrium 1.0 review: One set of menu bar controls for iTunes and streaming music

When you're listening to your music, Equilibrium gives you controls that work with iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, and Vox.

Intermission 1.1 review: Pause and rewind your Mac's audio, TiVo-style

Intermission brings TiVo-like controls to audio you play on your Mac. It's also useful as a universal Pause button.

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iReal Pro for Mac review: A harmonious practice tool for musicians

If you lack a regular backup band to help you practice your soloing, give iReal Pro a go.

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Review Roundup: 3 wireless microphones for speech recognition

If you're a user of Dragon Dictate, you can cut the cable with one of these wireless mics.

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Staff Picks: Hum is the little songwriting app I never knew I needed

Store your hums, tunes, lyrics, and notes in this beautifully-constructed little songwriting app.

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Apogee One for iPad and Mac review: Audio interface does it all (almost)

The second iteration of Apogee's versatile portable audio interface adds support for iOS devices and multi-source recording. Chris Breen generally likes what he hears.

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Gear We Love: V-moda's XS portable headphone gets everything right

If you're looking for a great headphone--great sound, great looks, and great fit--the XS is tough to beat among on-ear models. That's why it earns a coveted spot among the Gear We Love.

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Gear We Love: IK Multimedia’s iLoud is a Bluetooth speaker even a musician can love

This week's Gear We Love features IK Multimedia's versatile iLoud speaker, which should appeal to both audio buffs and on-the-go musicians.

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AirPlay Recorder review: A solid tool for capturing iTunes streams, ethics aside

There's no getting around the idea that AirPlay Recorder was designed for the purpose of capturing music you don't own. If you're okay with that, it works as advertised.

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CanOpener review: Apps makes your iOS music through your headphones sound better

CanOpener works well to improve the sound of older tracks playing on you iPhone or iPad.