Chapter 16Using Your iPod to Record Audio and Podcasts

Back in the day, if you wanted to record an interview or a conversation, you used a portable cassette recorder. Technology evolves, of course, and the standard cassette recorder morphed into the microcassette recorder (using smaller tapes) and the digital audio recorder (using Flash memory for storage). Given that the iPod, in data storage mode, works similarly to a Flash memory storage device, why can’t you use your iPod for voice recording?

The answer is, of course, that you can. With the right accessories, you can use your iPod to record conversations and interviews, and even to record and mix podcasts for broadcasting over the Internet. Read on to learn more.

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