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Dolby reveals how notable movie SFX were made

Dolby reveals how notable movie SFX were made

Movies are riddled with sound effects, but some have transcended their cinematic boundaries to become a popular cultural staple, a sound effect that is recognizable on its own and often used and parodied in others' works. Lightsabers are one such sound effect, the making of which Dolby detailed yesterday in a blog post, along with seven other notable sounds.

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Urbanears renewed another year with Forget-Me-not, Julep, and Citrus

Urbanears renewed another year with Forget-Me-not, Julep, and Citrus

Supposing you’ve already seen the flat, smooth pallet of colors offered up by Urbanears in the past, you’ll be glad to spot a new set of three on the way. This collection of headphones and earbuds now comes in Pumpkin, Tomato, White, Indigo, Black, Coral, Clover, Lilac, Dark Grey, Cobalt, Clover, as well as the new three. You know what each of those colors represents? You’re alone in that!

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Steam Music Beta plays music whilst you game

Steam Music Beta plays music whilst you game

This week the folks at Valve have released Steam Music Beta, a local music service that'll allow you to easily play music while you play games with SteamOS. THis service will be added to any machine running SteamOS, and is automatically added to any build for users working with the Steam Client Beta. To access this bit through the Steam Client Beta, users have only to head into System Settings.

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