Earl Vickers
The Sound Guy, Inc.
12510 Paseo Cerro, Saratoga, CA USA

ChatterBlocker for iPhone
Helps users focus on their work, not their coworkers

Saratoga, CA - April 22, 2012
The Sound Guy, Inc. has released ChatterBlocker for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ChatterBlocker masks unwanted conversations so users can concentrate.

Using a soothing blend of nature sounds and background chatter, ChatterBlocker reduces the intelligibility of nearby conversations. This productivity app is particularly useful for people who work in cubicles and open plan offices.

"Cubicle dwellers often have trouble hearing themselves think when surrounded by irrelevant conversations," said Earl Vickers, CEO of The Sound Guy, Inc. "ChatterBlocker minimizes the intelligibility of nearby speech in a way that is more effective and less distracting than listening to music."

The Macintosh and Windows versions of ChatterBlocker have received positive reviews from, MacWorld UK and, and the Mac version was a Staff Pick at A U.S. government agency conducted a trial of the desktop version, and the feedback was "overwhelmingly positive."

Key Product Features:
- Uses auditory masking to minimize intelligibility of unwanted speech
- Easy-to-use interface
- Plays any number of tracks simultaneously
- Lets users create their own mix of nature sounds and background chatter

Price and availability:
ChatterBlocker for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch is available now for US $2.99. Promo codes are available by request.

Main product page:
Press kit: (includes white papers, Frequently Asked Questions, screenshots and logos)
ChatterBlocker on the App Store:

ChatterBlocker for iPhone screen shot

The Sound Guy, Inc., based in Saratoga, California, is a leading manufacturer of audio software, including the award-winning SFX Machine family of audio effects plug-ins.