Archive for the ‘Digital Voice Recorder’ Category

Too many unwanted calls? Don’t change your number, change your voice!


We all happened to have to deal with unwanted phone calls, either of a business or personal nature. It’s not exactly pleasant to receive a call while you are in the shower, crawl out, and answer the phone just to find out that it’s just another telemarketing operator calling us for the umpteenth time to [...]

A mini digital video recorder that works underwater and in the dark


Some weeks ago, we have showed you the latest model of digital video recorder by Flip, a manufacturer which is also inspiring its competitors for the launch of their new products. Vivitar has just introduced a model which, though with a smaller memory capacity compared to Flip (4Gb vs. 8), sports some characteristics which make [...]

Top 10 tips to buy the best handheld digital voice recorder


With more and more professionals, business men, journalists and students laying their hands on the voice recorders, these products are being marketed and sold like hot cakes. The latest craze around is the handheld digital voice recorder. It is a common observation that people with lesser experience are often misguided and finally land up buying [...]

Seeing and listening through a wall: radio waves and optical fibers


A research team from University of Utah is at work on a project that allows usage of a small network of wireless radio transceivers, in order to detect movements of people on the other side of a wall. Thanks to this detection system, based on the RTI (Radio Tomographic Imaging) concept which allows the images [...]

Seeing through your ears? Yes, you can!


When someone pays attention to all details of what happens around him and does not miss a detail, you can say that “he’s got eyes even behind his back”. Now this saying can become true, with a small difference: the eyes can effectively be located … inside your ears! Relax, we are not talking about [...]

The mother of all leaks: anti-leaks manual ends up on… Wikileaks!


Recently on Wikileaks, the independent site which collects classified and confidential material, often coming from government agencies and published anonymously, a manual was published, which instructs agents and businessmen how to protect themselves from… uhm, leaks! To be specific, the manual dates back to 2001, and is coming from the Ministry of Defense of the [...]

Are you being harassed on the phone at all times? Change your voice!


As we know, in your life you cannot always trust all the people you meet, and sometimes you may happen to give your phone number to persons who later prove unworthy of your trust, and may even end up harassing or threatening you by phone, at any time of day or night. This kind of [...]

A cigarette lighter… or a hidden video camera?


Fortunately for public health, the total figures of smokers worldwide are slowly but constantly decreasing, thanks to several kinds of campaigns, but also to the increasing level of access to information about the damages caused by the smoking habit. In spite of this, one does not necessarily have to be a smoker to carry a [...]

A new state-of-the art micro digital recorder from Olympus


At the Berlin IFA, Olympus has introduced its new model of miniature digital recorder, the LS-11 model, which will be available for sale within a few weeks at a price around 400 dollars. It is a microrecorder which, despite its small size, encompasses a series of features which make it a real professional recording system. [...]

A laser beam against paparazzi on Abramovich’s new yacht.


Relax, this is no gossip about the Russian tycoon’s private life, after all what you are reading is a technology oriented blog! Those of you who actually follow the latest gossip news, though, might be familiar with the fact that the owner of Chelsea Football Club is waiting for delivery of his Eclipse, that is, [...]