Jabra Stone: The Time When Bluetooth Got Self-Aware

It's tough to muster excitement over a $130 Bluetooth headset nowadays. It feels like peeling yourself out of bed after a breakup, or laughing at a joke during a eulogy for your best friend. So, Jabra, regarding the Stone: Thanks. » 10/20/09 12:00am 10/20/09 12:00am

Plantronics Discovery 975 Bluetooth Headset Drops the Ladystyle, Picks …

There are two kinds of Bluetooth users in the world: The inexplicably proud; and the begrudgingly conscripted. With the long-lasting, appealingly minimalist black and silver Discovery 975, Plantronics is wisely aiming for the latter. » 8/20/09 12:01am 8/20/09 12:01am

Hey Pam Beesly, Where Can I Get A Matsuhashi B-400?

Last time we checked » 11/07/08 6:20pm 11/07/08 6:20pm, the world's tiniest Bluetooth headset wasn't quite as dimunitive as the piece Jim and Pam used to keep in minute-by-minute contact last night, with hilarious (and, oh boy, ) results. I'm heading out to the Village now, Pam, if you're reading this-tell me where to go. And also, you are adorable. []

Dealzmodo: $20 Bluetooth Blowout at Amazon

With more and more states adopting hands-free laws » 10/06/08 12:58pm 10/06/08 12:58pm, it may be time to suck it up and get a Bluetooth headset—even if it makes you look like a . Fortunately, Amazon has a deal going on today only that drops the price of several headsets to only $20. []

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, draws … » 10/01/08 7:20am 10/01/08 7:20am

Question of the Day: How Do You Use Your Cellphone in the Car?

Yesterday's news about the train incident in LA » 9/16/08 5:00pm 9/16/08 5:00pm got me thinking. We all know about the dangers of using a cellphone in the car, but let's face it—most of us do it anyway. So, this question isn't meant to judge. I am simply curious to know how you use your phone in the car. In other words, do you stick with the…

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 worries-Headsets.com 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