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  • Olympus DS-9500 vs Philips DPM8000: Your Digital Recorder Guide

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    By Rachel Tirabassi Since it’s release in 2013, the Philips DPM8000 has been a longtime bestseller at TranscriptionGear.com. However, the new DS-9500 from Olympus could easily take its top spot. The new recorder is changing industry standards with its unique WiFi capabilities and plastic exterior. When I asked our experienced team which recorder they liked best, they could not pick.…

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  • Transcription Headphones: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

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    By Tyler Mitchell for Allegis Transcription Think having quality transcription headphones isn’t such a big deal? Think again. Picture this—you’re several hours into transcribing an interview and the audio quality is migraine-inducing. Voices are muffled and hard to distinguish. You wonder if the interviewer turned on the digital recorder and threw it in her purse. Yikes. Suddenly your dachshund spots…

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  • No Bake Summer Berry Lasagna

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    Recipe by Vera Z. for Oh My Goodness Chocolate Desserts The Fourth of July is just around the corner! Summer is the perfect time for enjoying light and refreshing treats. Don’t try kidding yourself, we all love desserts. However no one is willing to heat up the oven when it’s 90 degrees outside. So why not make a recipe without…

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  • 20 Strange Noises Transcriptionists Hear on Audio Recordings

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    Why can’t the audio file always sound clear and concise with zero interruptions? We asked transcriptionists from our Facebook page to comment some of their most awkward, funny and rude experiences they’ve had while transcribing. Their responses were spot on! Check out the 20 weirdest things our followers heard while transcribing. If you’re a longtime transcriptionist, you  probably share similar…

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  • Online Research Tools for Transcriptionists

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    By Tyler Marshall for Allegis Transcription Using Research Techniques to Improve Your Transcription Accuracy What if I told you that Google can make you a better transcriptionist? Google, along with other online research tools, is an excellent tool for getting answers and clarity in a matter of seconds. Let’s take the example of homonyms. Homonyms are words with different meanings…

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