For capturing pristine, realistic stereo audio to your iPod, the Blue Microphones Mikey offers the best bang for the buck.
The Yeti is one of the richest sounding, sonically flexible USB microphones money can buy, but its large size makes it inconvenient for portable applications.
At this price, you'll have a hard time finding a better-sounding, better-looking, or more easy-to-use microphone for your computer. Just don't expect the Blue Microphones Snowball to replace a studio's worth of recording gear.
The Eyeball Webcam is a cool-looking piece of gear for people who use VoIP or video chat services on-the-go, but there are better choices for the home.
The Snowflake USB microphone is more flash than substance, but it's a slick way to outfit your computer with an external microphone.
The Sound ID 200 Bluetooth headset has great audio quality and even better ear comfort.
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The BlueAnt Q3 packs impressive hands-free calling features, but lackluster call quality makes it hard to recommend.
The Yeti USB microphone offers fantastic sound quality and flexible recording options, but its size is a little overwhelming.
Take a closer look at the Yeti USB microphone from Blue Microphones.
Take a closer look at the Snowball USB microphone from Blue Microphones, now available in three colors.