RØDE iXY

A new compact mic that hooks seamlessly into your iPhone for on-the-go recording

At CES this week RØDE announced a new product to their lineup, the iPhone-compatible iXY microphone. This miniature stereo microphone snaps into your iPhone’s docking port and using RØDE’s Rec app lets you capture high quality audio directly to your device. Every year we see innovative tools emerge for a wide array of media professionals. The RØDE iXY has very clear applications across several disciplines. …

Allied Maker

The young woodworker releases an iPhone 5 shelf and more handmade goods

After a relatively quiet start in August 2012 young woodworker Ryden Rizzo—producing under the moniker Allied Maker—quickly found his supremely simple homeware designs garnering much attention around the web. Now with the holiday media rush behind him, Rizzo returns to his workshop to update some of his stately designs with leather accents, and to introduce a new iPhone 5 charging shelf. Making everything by hand …

Apps for a Productive 2013

Resolve to stay organized and get stuff done this year

Resolutions can be hard to keep, especially when you aren’t equipped with the right tools. In the spirit of being productive in 2013, we’ve decided to share 11 of our favorite apps that we use to stay organized and get stuff done. Whether you are looking to streamline your inbox, clean up your desktop or just keep on top of your contact list, these apps …