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Dimensions iOS app works with Hans Zimmer to create alternate reality soundscape game

Dimensions iOS app works with Hans Zimmer to create alternate reality soundscape game

Ever since video games were first invented, it has been both graphics and gameplay that have dominated talk about their quality and vision -- what we're seeing now is games such as Dimensions (for iOS) that bring our mobile modernity into focus with sound-based gameplay. This game has been worked on by developers at RjDj and takes what you may well have experienced in the Inception application from earlier this year to a whole new level. The developers here have worked with Oscar winning soundtrack producer Hans Zimmer (also having worked on Inception, mind you), to bring you the music and sound environments you experience in the game. If that wasn't enough to get you to drop the $2.99 in the iTunes Appstore, do read on.

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V-MODA Faders by Ear Armor metal earplugs block sound with metal

V-MODA Faders by Ear Armor metal earplugs block sound with metal

When you first get a glimpse of these little pieces of hardware, you may well mistake them for earbuds for listening to your high-fidelity soundscapes - what they are instead is earPLUGS of the highest quality, made for protecting your ears from sound evil! You'll find that these earplugs earn their name Ear Armor by being made of top grade metals and silicone fittings that V-MODA notes are medical-grade. You'll get harmful noise reduced by 12 dB evenly across the frequency sound spectrum as the rest of the sounds (the ones you want to hear) remain crystal clear.

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SMS Audio SYNC by 50 and STREET by 50 headphones revealed

SMS Audio SYNC by 50 and STREET by 50 headphones revealed

When it comes to high fidelity audio, who better to trust than the musicians that create the music you're listening to - that concept kept alive here again today by none other than rapper 50 Cent with a few new headphones appearing right on time for the holiday season. There's two main models, one being SYNC by 50, a pair of wireless headphones, and STREET by 50, wired headphones so you don't loose em while you're out on what the name suggests, the street. Both pairs of phones are up for pre-order now and will be shipped by December 5th, 2011.

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Altec Lansing by ACS Custom Series In-Ear Monitors announced

Altec Lansing by ACS Custom Series In-Ear Monitors announced

High-end audio maker ACS Custom's partnered up with Etymotic before to create earphones, but this time, they're taking up Altec Lansing's offer to team up to build something new in the audio space, in the form of a trio of "Custom Series" in-ear-monitors. An eye-raising partnership, to say the least, since Altec Lansing has generally been consumer-facing, and ACS, not at all. Nevertheless, according to Altec Lansing, these will be hand-crafted, armature-driver based in-ear-monitors that will aim to slake the high-fidelity thirst of audio enthusiasts and professionals alike.

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Marshall FX MAJOR and MINOR audio phones introduced with Apple certification

Marshall FX MAJOR and MINOR audio phones introduced with Apple certification

This week the folks at Marshall Headphones have introduced their newest pair, the Major FX, complete with Apple certified microphone and remote with units to be sold in Apple Stores across the USA and Canada immediately if not soon. For those of you that don't know, having a product so nicely constructed the Apple carries it in their physical store and in their online store means you've got a big hit on your hands right out of the gate, and with the Marshall name as well as Apple support, the MAJOR FX set are over-ear headphones, while the MINOR FX are earbuds with essentially the same sound quality, build quality, and fashionable look.

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Scosche unveils Realm high-end headphones and earbuds

Scosche unveils Realm high-end headphones and earbuds

Scosche has unveiled two new high-performance headphones under its Realm brand, which has been known for its high-end series of car audio components. The company has leveraged that experience to develop an over-ear model (RH1056md) and an earbud model (IEM856m) so that audio enthusiasts can enjoy Realm's premium audio quality everywhere.

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ETYMOTIC ETY Kids Safe-Listening Headphones and Earbuds Hands-On [Video]

ETYMOTIC ETY Kids Safe-Listening Headphones and Earbuds Hands-On [Video]

This week at IFA 2011 we've come in contact with a group by the name of ETYMOTIC, a group whose main function it is to create high fidelity in-ear products, here letting us know about their newest project, ETY•Kids. What Mark Karnes, Managing Director, Consumer Products Division of ETYMOTIC explains to us here at IFA 2011 that ETYMOTIC Research has been working with kids throughout their entire career as a company, being one of the leading makers of hearing screening equipment, concerning themselves with the hearing care of children for many years now. What ETYMOTIC is seeing now, according to Karnes, are surprising and alarming statistics which point toward masses of kids graduating high school with real signs of hearing deterioration. ETYMOTIC aims here in their new ETY•Kids project to turn the tide back to healthy ears across the earth.

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iSkin earTones Earbuds Review

iSkin earTones Earbuds Review

Well wouldn't you know it, we've got a pair of earbuds for you to be checking out. This particular pair comes from iSkin and goes by the name earPhones, having the ability to not only allow you to listen to your devices in complete solitude with bright fancy colors popping all the way up and down the cord, but also the courtesy of having Microban antimicrobial protection on and around the buds and the mic this set features so you'll not have to ever worry about fungus and bacteria again.

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SOUL by Ludacris Audio Equipment Shipping Inside May 2011

SOUL by Ludacris Audio Equipment Shipping Inside May 2011

That's this month! They'd better get them out the door if they expect them to make good on their word, and by they I of course mean SOUL by Ludacris. This is a series of headphones and earbuds right along the same lines as Beats by Dre and the now-defunct Sleek by 50. What we're looking at hear is three different models of headphone, two different models of earbud, all of them in conservative, muted tones like white, black, gray, and a few rogues like bright red, blue, and the most excellent gold-plated SL300s.

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