Tag Archive: Microphone


Pixel owners can now claim up to $500 for defective microphone

You can claim up to $ 500 only if you have documentation to prove your Pixel or Pixel XL had microphone issues.

What you need to know Owners of the first-generation Google Pixel or Pixel XL smartphones may be eligible to receive up to $ 500 from a class action settlement. You can get up to $ 20 if you bought a Pixel or Pixel XL before January 4, 2017, even if you did not experience any  [Read More…]

Upgrade your microphone and grab the HyperX Quadcast on sale for Prime Day

Why not upgrade your streaming setup right now?

If you’re in the market for a new microphone or looking to get your very first one, you won’t want to pass up on this deal. HyperX is offering its QuadCast USB microphone for just $ 100 on Amazon Prime Day, down from its usual price of $ 140. It’s got just about everything an aspiring or veteran streamer will need, and the quality is second to none.

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Will any USB microphone work with a PlayStation 4?

Best answer: Any USB microphone will work with your PlayStation 4. You can use a USB headset or, if you are looking to stream your gaming, you can use a good desktop mic to give you the best sound possible.

Cheap and awesome: BLU Snowball ($ 64 at Amazon) Black and red hotness: HyperX QuadCast ($ 140 at Amazon) Why would you want a USB mic?

Traditionally you would use a microphone headset with a 3.5mm audio  [Read More…]

Original Google Pixel owners could receive up to $500 for faulty microphone

Pixel owners who didn’t experience issues could still get $ 20 in the settlement.

What you need to know Google has agreed to pay a total of $ 7.25 million in the class action settlement. Owners of the original Pixel could get a payout of up to $ 500. A hearing to approve the settlement will take place on June 5.

Google has agreed to pay $ 7.25 million dollars in a settlement of a class action  [Read More…]

HyperX has made an outstanding microphone with the QuadCast for PS4

Let’s be honest. The pair of flimsy earbuds that Sony provides with every PlayStation 4 console are a piece of junk. You’ll need to go out and buy a whole new microphone and headset to get the audio quality that you deserve. Thankfully, a bunch of third-party manufacturers have been stepping in for years to do just that, and HyperX recently entered the scene with its very first microphone: The HyperX QuadCast for PlayStation 4 and PC. HyperX  [Read More…]

Record better audio with the discounted Blue Snowball USB Microphone

This versatile USB microphone is plug-and-play and back to one of its best prices.

The Blue Snowball USB Condenser Microphone is down to $ 39 at Adorama today. That saves you over $ 35 off its average price at Amazon. where it’s currently selling for $ 62. Shipping is free.

This USB microphone is plug-and-play, meaning you won’t need to install any software on your computer to get it to work. Simply plug it in and start  [Read More…]

How to disable the microphone on the Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo lineup offers some of the most cost-effective and efficient products to enter the world of smart homes. However, there are times when you don’t want the microphone always listening — such as an Amazon event where they’re saying Alexa every 30 seconds, or figuring out where to bury a dead body — but turning off the microphone on an Amazon Echo is a single click away.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Echo Dot ($  [Read More…]

Improve your videos with better audio using the $40 Blue Snowball USB microphone

Talk about savings!

We haven’t shared a deal on the Blue Snowball condenser mic dropping to $ 40 since December. This is a regular price drop we’ve seen before, but it is $ 10 off the street price and a match for its lowest ever. Only the Black version of the mic is on sale, as White is still as $ 49.

If you need a mic for podcasts, streaming, or making any sort of online videos  [Read More…]

How to manage the microphone and camera privacy settings on your Chromebook

Because nobody wants to accidentally see you in your underwear.

The WebRTC protocol is a really cool thing. It’s that thing a website can do that lets you use your microphone and camera on any website without installing any extra plugins or using Flash. This is the kind of stuff we need if we want everything on the web to just work everywhere.

But having a microphone and camera active is one of those things that you  [Read More…]

Pixel users plagued by microphone bug, Google says to use warranty to get replacement

The Google Pixel is a great phone, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. Since it launched, we’ve been hearing the Pixel owners complain about a variety of issues including a serious battery drainage problem and a really annoying camera flair issue. Well the latest one which appears to be plaguing a consistent number of Pixel […]