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The Best Stuff to Travel With

I’ve been traveling for a significant portion of my career. Tokyo, Amsterdam, Vancouver, Illinois, even Timbuktu – I’ve lived in many a hotel room. In that much time, you tend to fall into a pattern of travel, which includes figuring out what you can bring along to make being away from home less terrible. In

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Xbox One & Playstation 4 Capture Features Compared

So at this point we’ve got a pretty decent idea of how we’ll be able to capture the next-gen consoles. It’s kind of hard to keep track of though – that’s where this chart comes in! Below are details on capture options for both platforms. These are what will be available at launch, with notes

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Xbox One Release Date 11/1?

I noticed something interesting today on the Amazon Affiliates site. The Affiliates program has a lot of different custom banners and ad units that they create for people to include on their sites – and since new consoles are launching this fall, they’ve created some to drive pre-orders. These promotional banners have Start and End

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Xbox One Capture: Good News and Guarded Optimism

Published on August 1, 2013, by in Gaming, Tech.

Today Polygon reported that the Xbox One will support external video capture. While this is consistent with Microsoft’s ongoing messaging regarding capture – that it’ll work “the same as on the 360” – it’s got a lot more weight to it coming from Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer. I finally believe that this might

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Criminalizing Gameplay Capture Hurts Everyone

Published on July 2, 2013, by in Featured, Gaming, Tech.

Since E3 we’ve been talking a lot about what the gameplay capture landscape will look like when the new consoles launch this fall – specifically, whether or not we’ll be able to capture using anything besides Sony’s or Microsoft’s built-in tools. This centers around HDCP – High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection – and whether or not

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OUYA Videos: Review, First Impressions, and Emulators

Published on June 18, 2013, by in Gaming, Tech.

Ramping up to E3, Ty and I spent a lot of time with the OUYA. We documented our first experiences with it, played some games, emulated some NES and other classics, and finally returned a review. Here’s all those videos in one place.              

 
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It’s the End of Game Capture As We Know It

How’s that for a clickbait headline, huh? Sadly, it’s also pretty much true. Yesterday both Sony and Microsoft held their E3 press conferences. I won’t bore you with the details, but there were big screens, lots of games, and less dubstep than one might expect. But we also finally got a look at the PS4

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Mid-June Madness: E3, WWDC, and More!

June is going to be pretty nuts for those of us in the tech/content space. E3 and WWDC plus some big product launches from Adobe and Avid mean it’s going to pretty hard to keep track of everything. But not to fear! I made myself a handy list of all the events – and more

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Monoprice DSLR Shotgun Microphone Review vs Rode VideoMic

Published on June 1, 2013, by in Production, Tech.

Wondering if Monoprice’s $40 DSLR mic is any good? Wonder no more: we tried it & put it up against the Rode VideoMic.  

 
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Zoom H4n vs Tascam DR-60D

Published on May 31, 2013, by in Production, Tech.

Can Tascam’s DR-60D dethrone the reigning king of DSLR audio recorders, the Zoom H4n? The (cat) verdict is in.  

 
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