Increasingly, apps are seeking ways to use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch's microphone. If you're running iOS 7, you can limit their ability to do that.
This week's roundup of accessories for your iOS devices includes new battery packs, a wireless USB drive, stands, and even stereo receivers.
Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.
If you often use your Mac's mic, Push to Talk is a helpful little utility for you.
The Blue Nessie looks awesome and has clever features. But Lex Friedman says the audio it captures sounds rather disappointing.