December 30, 2011 in Utilities (E)
[prMac.com] London, United Kingdom - UK iPhone app developer Essency Limited has announced that V2.4 of Awareness! The Headphone App will be free for 2 days. Normally $6.99 the app is now FREE until the 1st of January 2012.
This version is iAD supported and sponsored by Run Britain
Awareness! is a unique app that allows headphone users to hear what's going on around them while listening to music (or any other audio) on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. With Awareness! you can hear when the person next to you talks, or if out walking or cycling, when a car or truck blows its horn.
With increasing numbers of sports users wearing in-ear and closed headphones, there are serious safety issues caused by their isolation from the world around them.
Rather than just another Fart App, this iPhone App can save the lives of runners, joggers and walkers
These Are Recent headlines:
* Teen killed by car while wearing headphones
* Headphone Wearing Jogger Killed By Plane
* Teacher killed by tram while listening to headphones
Try a Google search for 'people killed while wearing headphones'
Awareness! solves the problem of headphone isolation, by feeding the outside world into the music, allowing users to listen to their music and remain fully world aware.
This is an essential app for music listening pedestrians, drivers, cyclists, bikers, joggers, runners and others who need audio awareness for safety's sake.
"5 stars and without doubt the most important app around. It does what it says and does it perfectly!" (user review from iTunes)
* iPhone, iPod touch (2nd generation), iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Awareness! The Headphone App 2.4 is Free and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Utilities category. Review copies are available upon request.
UK developer essency was formed in 2009, the result of a collaboration between experienced sound recording engineers, programmers and musicians. This is the first release in a trio of Apps, designed to enhance the usefulness and usability of music playing devices such as the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Android, Symbian, Blackberry, PC and Mac versions will follow. Copyright (C) 2011 essency. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.