It does "delay" the incoming sound via microphone by 10 seconds. This gap between the scenery you are currently looking at and the sound you here may give you strange feeling of passing time. You'll find yourself a bit more conscious about the ambient sound in our daily life.Yes, it's Japanese, in case you were wondering. And free. Sad Trombone: Maybe this should be a sign that it's about time to wrap it up for the week and get some rest, but the existence of "Sad Trombone" (whaa whaa) made me laugh out loud. Which in itself is a great moment for a sad trombone effect. The irony! $1 This week's iPhone app coverage on Giz: •Barack Obama's official iPhone app does all kinds of grassroots organizing goodness. •iPhone-Backgrounder (for jailbreak) gives all apps, even legit ones from the App Store, the much-desired ability to run in the background. •Flash on the iPhone is hinted at again by the Adobe folks, but progress is still slow waiting for Apple approval. •Facebook's redesigned now has a shiny new redesigned iPhone app to go along with it. •Tap Tap Revenge will feature NIN songs after an official licensing agreement between the developers and Apple-loving Mr. Reznor. •We gave Star Wars: The Force Unleashed a hands-on look. •Microsoft (via subsidiary Tellme, but still) plans to develop an iPhone app for voice-recognition searches. •Excellent news, this: gone are the "looks cool" app reviews in iTunes, because it is now mandatory that you actually own an app you're going to review. What a concept! •Heart Monitor measures your pulse with the iPhone's microphone.
This list is in no way definitive. If you've spotted a great app that hit the store this week, give us a heads up or, better yet, your firsthand impressions in the comments. And for even more apps: see our previous weekly roundups here, and check out our original iPhone App Review Marathon. Have a good weekend everybody. Related: Gizmodo's Essential Iphone Apps