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Can the new iPad record dictation while recording audio?

Apple has featured Voice Dictation as one of the marquee features of the new iPad. Either through a app that ships with the iPad or an App Store one, can the iPad record audio (as for a podcast) and ...
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Is the iOS Voice Memos built-in app appropriate for recording an hour-long interview?

I have been sufficiently impressed with the sound quality of the voice memos app on my iPhone. I'm planning to interview several of my family members for up to an hour at a time. I have a 4th ...
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How can I set output to internal speakers after I've set the 3.5mm jack as input on 13" MacBook Pro?

I have a 13" MacBook pro, which has only one 3.5mm jack. I've set it as Sound Input in the System Preferences -> Sound dialog This way I can record directly from my piano audio output. The problem ...
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How can I use a non-amplified mic on a MBP?

How do I use a non-amplified/powered mic on a MBP? Or is it not possible without an amplifier/interface. I don't really want to get an amplifier or USB/Firewire interface, but if I have to, I will.
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How do I record on a 13" MBP?

Where is the mic jack on a 13" MBP? I want to plug in a 3.5mm jack (like the iPod headphone size) into the MBP. How do I do that?
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Camtasia, Screenflow, or “Other?”

I want to start recording professional quality screencasts on my Mac and I've narrowed it down to two apps (that I know of): Camtasia Studio and Screenflow. I considered Camstudio, but since I will be ...
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Recording video to MacBook Pro

I have an RCA feed with video. I'd like to capture this video to my Mac. I am looking for a mobile solution, something that does not require a wall plug, although battery power is OK. What methods ...
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Why is the input level of the external mic so low?

I try to use an external mic to make some audio recordings. But the level of the input is really low ! In fact, the internal build-in mac has a better input level than the external one that is closer ...