I went to Gartner's Data Center Conference in Las Vegas equipped with a new $69 Belkin TuneTalk Stereo for iPod with video and returned with nine hours' worth of high-quality voice recordings -- my own personal memos, formal presentations and interviews. And it didn't put a dent in my 60 gigabytes of memory. True, the recorder is a bit of a battery hog, but you can charge it on your laptop after a day's work or even while you're recording.
Shamus McGillicuddy, a former news writer for SearchCIO.com and SearchCIO-Midmarket.com, is now news editor for SearchNetworking.com. Write to him at email@example.com.
This was first published in January 2007