Darth Vader Sounded Hilarious Before Voice-Over

The Force Awakens will introduce us to some new Sith villains for sure, but Darth Vader will always be the most iconic. James Earl Jones was his threatening voice, but the body was an English actor who didn't just gesture around in silence like a mime during filming; he voiced all the lines in a West Country English… » 11/07/14 11:05am 11/07/14 11:05am

Shuffle-Compatible Headphones Trickle In From Etymotics, Klipsch,…

We're just starting to get word on Shuffle VoiceOver-friendly headphones coming from third-party manufacturers. In addition to the news we've already seen from Scosche, there's a $100 pair from Klipsch, and we're being told that there will be more announced from Monster and Etymotics shortly, if not already. Shure… » 3/12/09 1:58pm 3/12/09 1:58pm

Apple to Make iTunes 8 and iPod Completely Accessible to the Blind

Apple has committed to work with the state of Massachusetts to use its VoiceOver technology from Mac OS X to make its iTunes and iPod ecosystem fully usable for the blind. Before the agreement, Apple had already been making strides: VoiceOver and Braille support for OS X and closed captioning for iPod and Apple TV… » 9/27/08 9:00pm 9/27/08 9:00pm