Jul 30, 2009 9:58 AM
It knows it's mahvelous, sitting there all sleek and fancy in its old-timey but high-tech glory. It's saying, "Okay, little trembling songbird, you say you got talent? Prove it." While we're working up the nerve to record with the Blue Microphones Snowball USB Mic ($89), we can tell you that it's a professional-quality condenser microphone designed to work with Windows PCs or Macs and can handle everything from honky-tonk caterwauling to hoity-toity podcasting. It also looks good just sitting on the desk if you're someone who runs and hides at the sound of their own voice.