iPhone 11: Microphone Test and Camera Stabilizer Test

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When I recently upgraded from my old and trusty iPhone 6s Plus to the iPhone 11, I was a bit worried about the lack of the headphone jack. I have quite a number of microphones which I regularly use – and which I used to plug directly into the headphone jack. No adapter needed. And I must say: I don’t like adapters. They always carry the risk of unwanted noise. So, I tested my microphones with my new iPhone 11 […]

The (almost) ultimate guide to buying an Android smartphone

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Buying an iPhone is easy. There are only a few around. Buying an Android smartphone is an entirely different matter. In 2015, Open Signal counted more than 24 000 unique Android devices. So if you are a journalist or a PR professional which Android phone is perfect for you? This article will help you sort it out. In order to determine which Android phone may suit you best, scroll to the appropriate section in the article: (1) Are you primarily […]

Basic Mobile Journalism Apps for iOS and Android

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I compiled these Basic Mobile Journalism Apps for iOS and Android for a conference in Rome this May. The Goethe-Institut and the Associazione Nazionale Filmaker e Videomaker Italiani invited me as a speaker and trainer for their Newsmaker Lab (Agenda in German). As a panelist, I’m going to talk about the situation of smartphone journalism in German TV stations and publishing houses. And as a trainer, I’m leading a workshop on useful mobile journalism apps. Here we go – with our sneak […]