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Sharkoon has just announced the North American launch of its new X-Tactic SR gaming headset, exclusively availabile only through Amazon.com. This headset is compatible with PS3, 360 and PC, featuring support for DD 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic II and Dolby headphone, promising an immersive 3D sound experience.
The adjustable headband is wrapped in leather, while its earcups are softly padded. It has a built-in microphone, in-line volume controls and comes bundled with Sharkoon's SCU (Sound Control Unit) with a 3D Sound Expander that can connect up to two sets of headphones.
Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the X-Tactic SR at $139.99 USD in which you will be given a $10 promotional credit offer for other purchases. Shipments will commence on August 16th.
Razer have debuted a pair of cushy headphones designed for gaming on-the-go. The most obvious feature the Electra headset has is the detachable 3.5mm jack cables on the headset, sure it looks like something you might not use, but if you've ever tripped on your cord, accidentally pulled it out or heck, even transportation, this is a godsend. Razer pushes the headset for gamers who want a headset for their hones as well as for gaming, the mic-enabled cable is made compatible with the iPhone, BlackBerry and HTC phones.
The Razer Electra headphones are getting prepped for an October launch and should have a price of US$59.99.
Audio specialists Turtle Beach are jumping in early in anticipation of the likely massive success that will be the third iteration in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series, set for worldwide release on November 8.
A press release today sheds light on several new limited edition Modern Warfare 3 themed headsets hitting shelves right around the time of launch of the game. Turtle Beach calls them the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Ear Force headsets, a limited run with four models on offer.
Turtle Beach states in their press release that thanks to a partnership with Activision, they were able to obtain unique sets of audio presets designed specifically by the audio teams at developers Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games - this allowed Turtle Beach to include custom-optimized presets for these headsets to enhance the overall audio experience for the game.
Cooler Master has extended its CM Storm branding into the world of gaming headsets today with the launch of the CM Storm Sirus 5.1 headset.
While being Cooler Master's first shot at a gaming headset, they look to have gone all out when running over the feature set, promising 'true' 5.1 channel surround sound with its eight internal speakers (four on each side), uni-directional mic, gold-plated USB connectors and a cool piece of supporting software included with it that CM calls the "Tactical Mixing Console", allowing players individual adjustment for each speaker and better overall control of the sound delivery, along with customized profiles being possible that better suit individual game titles.
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Since the launch of Spotify in the US is now live, Logitech have been the first to jump forward to announce that from today the Logitech Squeezebox Touch Wi-Fi music player and Logitech Squeezebox Radio Wi-Fi music player are compatible with the service in the US. In order to use Spotify with your Squeezebox Touch or Squeezebox Radio, all you require is a Spotify Premium subscription which gives you access to unlimited, ad-free access to Spotify's entire music library as well as access to exclusive content, competitions and special offers.
Using your existing wireless home network and your Logitech Squeezebox Wi-Fi music players, you're now able to access Spotify's comprehensive catalogue of more than thirteen million songs anywhere in your home.
The underdog in this fisticuffs battle of online music services [in my opinion] is Amazon and maybe they know that too which is why they were the first to launch their music service before the great Apple and Google, it nabbed them headlines and probably, groupies. This has given Amazon time to gain a customer base and do some work on their service. Amazon have since studied what Google was offering (free upload of 20,000 songs) and also Apple (unlimited storage up to 25,000 songs for $25) and decided that its own pricing scheme needed some lovin'.
Anyone who purchases MP3s from Amazon should definitely give Cloud Drive a second look: every MP3 purchase before the cloud streaming service launched can now be stored for free and all limitations on music uploading have been removed from paid members. Upon launch, Cloud Drive offered five Gigabytes of free storage to users and the option to upgrade was there. 20GB for $20, 50GB for $50 and so on up to 1000GB. All new MP3s purchased through Amazon are able to be stored for free without counting against that total, but the allowance didn't apply to previous purchases.
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Wireless headsets on the Xbox 360 seem to only be taking off now, like somehow companies are just seeing the Xbox 360 on the shelves and decide it's a gaming platform that deserves an expensive headset. Today is no different with Microsoft teaming up with Tritton (Mad Catz) to produce a series of cobranded headsets which have unrivalled integration with the Xbox 360, including such things like on-screen battery status and a 100-percent wireless headset with both game audio and chat.
First up we have the Warhead 7.1 and Devastator taking up the premium wireless headset spots and the entry-level wired solution coming in the form of the Detonator. All three headsets feature 50mm drivers, but it's only the Warhead 7.1 that includes support for Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II and Dolby Headphones. Both the Devastator and the Detonator only support stereo audio.