microphone : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  device for converting sound waves into electrical energy

  • A microphone as small as a pinhead? It is on its way.
  • A radio microphone attaches to Fido's collar, and a handheld receiver "translates" his yelps, growls and whines into such phrases as "I can't stand it," "How boring" and "I'm lonely.
  • E-Mail a Friend Democracy is about giving everybody a voice, but that's not so easy if there's only one microphone.
News & Articles

  • Chris Christie “Slow Jams the News” with Fallon
    Following in the footsteps of President Obama, Gov. Chris Christie has become the latest politician to pick up the microphone and “slow jam the news” with Jimmy Fallon on his late-night show. The New Jersey Governor used the R&B musical number last night as an opportunity to defend his decision to call a special election to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat. The special election will be ...
    June 13, 2013 - Swampland
  • Tom Brady’s ‘Fire’ at Patriots Practice Inspiring Danny Amendola to Be Better
    FOXBORO, Mass. – Put Tom Brady in front of a microphone or a crowded room and he’s as cool as a cucumber. Nobody is more relaxed. But, get him out on the football field and he’s as fiery as they come. Danny Amendola got his first real dose of that side of Brady on Tuesday after making a nice […]
    June 12, 2013 - New England Sports Network
  • iOS 7 apps to require permission for microphone access
    iOS 7 apps will have to ask user permission before tapping into a microphone, users of the developer beta say. Short of a theoretical backdoor, the barrier should prevent apps from recording a person without their consent. If it follows in the steps of Apple's normal approach to privacy, users should only be asked once per app....        
    June 11, 2013 - MacNN

  • Dick Vitale in SI.com
    There was a moment there I thought I'd never be behind a microphone again,Vitale said Monday on a conference call, sounding a bit subdued but very much like himself.
  • Joseph Lowery in International Herald Tribune
    The FBI kept a microphone everywhere they could where the SCLC was concerned,said Lowery, who said the agency had a member of the SCLC's staff on its payroll.
  • Reese Witherspoon in Forbes
    I wanted to be a Broadway kid. I wanted to be on Broadway when I was 12, so I had singing lessons, but nothing prepared me for what it's like to stand in front of a microphone and hear it played back to you,Witherspoon said. "It's so...

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