Plantronics Patents Nod-Powered Bluetooth Headset

One way to increase the potency of Bluetooth headsets as social poison is to wear them while affecting strange, inexplicable and constant head movement. With Plantronics' new movement-charged headset design, that may become a necessity. The device relies on a small flywheel that, when rotated in a magnetic field,… » 10/01/08 7:20am 10/01/08 7:20am

Bluetooth Headset Deals For Anyone Who Breaks the Hands Free Law

Congrats on being a lawbreaker! Why? Because it will earn you a $20 discount on a new Jawbone Bluetooth headset thanks to a new promotion Aliph is running on their product website. Not a fan of the Jawbone? No is giving away a free Plantronics Discovery 925 (a $149.95) headset to the first 734… » 7/16/08 3:26pm 7/16/08 3:26pm

Slimmer, Hotter Aliph Jawbone 2 Bluetooth Headset Gets FCC'd

Aliph's Jawbone is one of the least obnoxious, if a squee bulkier, Bluetooth headsets out there. Its hotter younger sister just popped up on the FCC, and looks to be under two cm wide, losing a fair bit of the original Jawbone's girth. Even though the earclip's not in this shot, the manual shows that it's still got… » 4/10/08 1:23pm 4/10/08 1:23pm

CSR Creates BlueVox2, the Five-Buck Bluetooth Headset Chip

CSR, the UK-based company with over 50 percent of the market share of Bluetooth products, has created BlueVox2, a cheap mono headset with low power consumption—CSR claims 15 hours talk time—and noise reduction. The tiny chip has AuriStream, allows simultaneous connection to multiple devices and supports Bluetooth… » 3/06/08 7:26am 3/06/08 7:26am