Voice recorders archive

  • Livescribe Echo 8GB with Livescribe Connect  review
    Online 4.5 out of 5

    Livescribe Echo 8GB with Livescribe Connect review

    By 30 November 2011

    If you're not familiar with the Livescribe smartpen setup, allow us to fill you in. The Echo is the follow-up to the Pulse and, like its predecessor, contains a camera that is capable of shooting over 70 frames per second. Working in tandem with specially...

  • Olympus LS-20 sound recorder adds HD movie capture
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    Olympus LS-20 sound recorder adds HD movie capture

    By 3 May 2011

    Olympus has announced the launch of the LS-20 PCM recorder, a high-def digital sound recorder which it claims offers "recording studio sound quality" along with HD movie recording to boot. Openly admitting that HD movie recording on cameras it not always...

  • Olympus LS-5 to fulfil all your voice recorder needs
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    Olympus LS-5 to fulfil all your voice recorder needs

    By 18 August 2010

    While most people just use the voice recording feature on their mobile phone, having a dedicated digital voice recorder is still a big business for Olympus. And so we have news of the company's launch of a follow up to its very good LS-10; the LS-5. The...

  • Olympus voice recorder turns speech to text
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    Olympus voice recorder turns speech to text

    By 12 May 2010

    Coming with Dragon Naturally Speaking Recorder Edition software, the Olympus VN-5500 PC DNS will transcribe your own voice recordings at up to 160 words per minute, and with 99 per cent accuracy. Dictate into the microphone, download the audio files to...

  • Sony launches colourful 3-in-1 digital voice recorders
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    Sony launches colourful 3-in-1 digital voice recorders

    By 23 November 2009

    Sony's latest generation of digital voice recorders is angled firmly at the consumer and student market with colourful finishes and MP3-playing abilities. The slimline ICD-UX200, ICD-UX300 and ICD-UX300F are lightweight 3-in-1 devices that offer voice...

  • Sony launches PCM-M10 digital field recorder
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    Sony launches PCM-M10 digital field recorder

    By 20 July 2009

    Sony has launched an affordable option into its range of portable audio recorders with the introduction of the PCM-M10. The "digital field recorder" is a palm-sized compact device that claims to "offer the budget conscious musician the perfect tool for...

  • Olympus LS-10 voice recorder review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Olympus LS-10 voice recorder review

    By 19 September 2008

    The Olympus LS-10 claims to deliver the "highest quality sound no matter the time and place – be it at a concert, a breaking news story, or out in nature", but can it live up to its claim? We get recording to find out. Taking the LS-10 out of the box...

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    Olympus launches 7 new voice recorders

    By 25 August 2008

    Olympus has announced a range of new voice recorders as part of its DS and VN ranges. The DS-75, DS-65 and DS-55, will be geared towards podcasters rather than your average bunch of journalists and lawyers while the VN models will offer those looking...

  • Sony launches seven digital dictation machines
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    Sony launches seven digital dictation machines

    By 8 April 2008

    Sony Europe's IT Peripherals division has added seven new devices to its digital dictation machine range including entry, mid and high-end level devices: ICDSX68, ICDSX78, ICDSX78DR9 (high-end) Sony's professional digital dictation machines claim to provide...

  • Olympus launches LS-10 voice recorder
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    Olympus launches LS-10 voice recorder

    By 22 January 2008

    Olympus has kicked off the year with its spring range of cameras, but has also unveiled a new recorder. The portable Olympus LS-10 is claimed to deliver the "highest quality sound no matter the time and place – be it at a concert, a breaking news story,...

  • Sony ICDUX70 and ICDUX80 voice recorders launched
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    Sony ICDUX70 and ICDUX80 voice recorders launched

    By 15 January 2008

    Sony has launched two new voice recorders, the ICDUX70 and ICDUX80. Easy direct USB hook-up and the ability to play MP3 music files, as well as a design that isn't too school secretary style should set these a little way apart from other offerings. Available...

  • Brando offers multimedia MP4 Watch II
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    Brando offers multimedia MP4 Watch II

    By 20 August 2007

    The good people at Brando are offering yet another USB gadget that is set to keep you entertained - the MP4 Watch II. This timekeeping device lets you enjoy music and video on the go thanks to its 1.8-inch LCD 65k color display, although at only 160 x...

  • Olympus launches six digital voice recorders
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    Olympus launches six digital voice recorders

    By 8 August 2007

    Olympus has launched six digital voice recorders, ranging from compact, simple offerings to more fully-featured devices that can be used as MP3 players. The compact WS-311M and WS-321M digital voice recorders are the newest additions to the Olympus WS...

  • Olympus DS voice recorders also playback music
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    Olympus DS voice recorders also playback music

    By 28 February 2007

    Olympus has upgraded its voice recorders to include more multimedia functionality. The new DS range encompasses three digital recorders that not only capture voice but also playback music tracks, podcasts, and audio books. A choice of mono or stereo recording...

  • Griffin's iTalk Pro recorder for iPod now available
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    Griffin's iTalk Pro recorder for iPod now available

    By 30 November 2006

    Griffin's latest device for the iPod, the iTalk Pro, is now shipping to stores in the UK. The little device plug straight into the iPod's dock connector in order to record either stereo or mono. The company promises that the device can be operated with...

  • Belkin brings four products to the UK, including the HDMI Switch and TuneTalk
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    Belkin brings four products to the UK, including the HDMI Switch and TuneTalk

    By 26 September 2006

    Belkin has announced availability and pricing for a couple of products already launched in the US, as well as a new trolley case for notebook computers. The Weekender Trolley fits within the current guidelines for handluggage for planes leaving the UK,...

  • Sony ICD-CX50 digital voice recorder review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Sony ICD-CX50 digital voice recorder review

    By 31 August 2006

    Sony's answer to creating a digital voice recorder is to slap a digital camera on it so you can create visual tags within your recordings, but do you really need it? We get recording to find out. At first glance the compact ICD-CX50 looks more like an...

  • ICR 1000 voice recorder from Sanyo promises over 35 hours of recording time
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    ICR 1000 voice recorder from Sanyo promises over 35 hours of recording time

    By 27 July 2006

    Another device for the busy professional, the ICR 1000 dictation maching is being launched by Sanyo Speechtek to provide businesspeople with up to 35.5 hours of recording. The ICR 1000 comes with a 256MB SD card as standard, although this can be upgraded...

  • Olympus WS-200 digital voice recorder review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Olympus WS-200 digital voice recorder review

    By 21 June 2006

    When was the last time you actually wrote something down, or went to a meeting and took notes, only to get bored halfway through and result to drawing doodles on the page instead? Olympus voice, is hoping that you'll see the light and opt for one of its...

  • Belkin TuneTalk Stereo for iPod records in stereo
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    Belkin TuneTalk Stereo for iPod records in stereo

    By 2 June 2006

    For the rather affordable price of $69.99, the Belkin TuneTalk Stereo will turn your iPod video into a recorder with CD-quality results. Two omnidirectional microphones ensure that audio is recorded instereo, while other features include an auxiliary...

  • Olympus launch three new digital voice recorders
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    Olympus launch three new digital voice recorders

    By 12 September 2005

    Olympus has announced three new digital voice recorders today for the office user and students starting back at school or university. All three have USB direct connection and the integrated memory operates as a mass storage device. The files can be directly...

  • Olympus WS-100 voice recorder review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Olympus WS-100 voice recorder review

    By 28 June 2005

    When was the last time you actually wrote something down, went to a meeting and took notes, only to get bored halfway through and result to drawing doodles on the page instead? Olympus voice, is hoping that you'll see the light and opt for one of its...

  • Sanyo S750 review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Sanyo S750 review

    By 3 February 2005

    We’ve come to believe that your choice of mobile phone says more about what you are than who you are. But one thing is clear; we all like to think we’re ahead of the technology curve. Sanyo may be a late entrant into the UK mobile phone market - this...

  • Voice Recorder for iPod review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Voice Recorder for iPod review

    By 14 July 2004

    Once upon a time the iPod mainly played music, now with a host of accessories available to it you can turn it into almost anything. One of the main criticisms however was that there was no voice recording option on the player. Surely by adding a voice...

  • Olympus DS-4000 Voice Recorder review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus DS-4000 Voice Recorder review

    By 15 June 2004

    Small and sleek, this chrome wrapped beauty weighs just 103g, including the battery pack and is perfect for the suit pocket. The top spec voice recorder from Olympus' pro line series isn't just a pretty face however and the DS-4000 is packed with features....