The Jabra Freeway Bluetooth Speakerphone Bumps Surround Sound

The Jabra Freeway Speakerphone is the first of its bluetooth speakerphone brethren to use a three speaker-system to pump out Virtual Surround Sound via Bluetooth. It's smart too, the Freeway automatically turns on when a car door is open and pairs itself with the driver's phone. It's going to cost $129 in May but… » 3/23/11 2:40pm 3/23/11 2:40pm

The Most Powerful Bluetooth Speakerphone Can Also Tweet and Update Your…

Those clip-on-to-your-visor bluetooth speakerphones are mostly passé, right? I mean most are easy enough to set up but I'm just so lazy that I never do it anymore. Howeva! The upcoming SuperTooth HD might be worth something because not only does it have three times more power than a typical bluetooth speaker (making… » 3/21/11 3:20pm 3/21/11 3:20pm

Sliding Mouse Speakerphone Is Cute, But Isn't a Skype Phone

This cute 800 DPI optical mouse with a built-in speaker slides out like a cellphone to reveal a keypad for VoIP calls. It has an LCD display for Caller ID and switches between mouse and phone functions automatically. It also looks much cooler than other combos we've seen. No word on price or availability. [Product page » 6/20/08 5:30pm 6/20/08 5:30pm

Surfacesound Compact Saves You Cost of a Ticket

The SurfaceSound Compact may be simply another bluetooth car speakerphone on paper, but its interface and design has definitely grabbed our attention. The visor-mounted SurfaceSound connects to your phone after the microphone is pulled down into position. This simple, tactile method of activation is superior to the… » 1/27/08 12:00pm 1/27/08 12:00pm

Ipevo's New Skype Speakerphone: Go Hands-Free In Style

Ipevo's new Trio Skype Speakerphone defnitely has an interesting look, but its charms are not confined to aesthetics alone. The Trio also has some impressive tech under the hood like hands-free conversation (private calls can be conducted with a simple toggle switch),16 bit DSP with echo cancellation and one-touch… » 12/04/07 9:10pm 12/04/07 9:10pm

Otto Bluetooth Ear and Speaker Kit: Dock Like Spaceships, Ugly by Design

Otto's a company you've likely not heard of unless you're a firefighter or SWAT officer. The company's been making communication gear for pros in dangerous lines of work since 1961, and now they're making civilian gear. Most of it is uninteresting (noise canceling headphones, MP3 player built in headphones), except… » 4/25/07 3:00pm 4/25/07 3:00pm

Sony Ericsson's Cool Desk/Car Bluetooth Speakerphone: HCB-120

One more piece of gear I drooled over at CTIA is Sony Ericsson's HCB-120. The name seems to indicate droid-ness, but it's actually a Bluetooth speakerphone designed to sit on a desk or clip onto a sunvisor. There's a sensor that detects its orientation and sets the callerID text right side up, depending if you're at… » 3/28/07 11:39pm 3/28/07 11:39pm

BlueAnt Supertooth Light Lets You Talk Hands-Free in Full Duplex

A few months ago we heard rumblings of BlueAnt, a company from Australia planning to make inroads into the US market, and here's that ambition coming into fruition. The $80 Supertooth Light is a Bluetooth speakerphone that's full duplex, meaning that your conversation will be much more comfortable because you can hear… » 3/27/07 4:00pm 3/27/07 4:00pm

Kensington Vo300 Skype-Compatible VoIP USB Speakerphone

Another VoIP-speakerphone here today, this time it's the Vo300 USB Internet Speakerphone from Kensington. Available for $89.99, it's got an LCD screen, a dial pad, and USB hookup to your PC in order to connect with your Skype software. Not as useful as a WiFi Skype phone if you're prone to wandering, but you can view… » 9/18/06 8:00pm 9/18/06 8:00pm

Parrot NOMAD Go-Anywhere Bluetooth Device

The NOMAD from Parrot is a hands-free Bluetooth device that has been in the works for years. It is a small, speakerphone Bluetooth device that would be great for the home, office and especially in the car. The NOMAD only weighs a few ounces and has 10-hour talk time battery life. Also included is voice recognition… » 9/12/06 10:19am 9/12/06 10:19am

Logitech EasyCall Desktop: Skype for Dummies

The democratization of Skype (and other VoIP services, too) continues with Logitech PC EasyCall Desktop, making Internet phone calls easier than falling off a log. The set includes a keyboard, mouse, headset and speakerphone, and the keyboard includes extra buttons for launching Skype, placing and ending a call and… » 8/14/06 10:06am 8/14/06 10:06am

Reviewed: US Robotics USR9610 Skype Speakerphone (Verdict: Recommended)

Your small business looking for a good portable speakerphone to use with Skype? Jim Courtney over at Skype Journal got the US Robotics Speakerphone we told you about a while back. He says the setup's a breeze (plugs into USB port, no power adapter or software drivers) and audio quality is high: » 5/04/06 2:02pm 5/04/06 2:02pm

Phoenix Audio Duet PCS Review (Verdict: Makes Skype Sound Crystal Clear)

At first, I didn't think this Phoenix Audio Duet USB speakerphone was really necessary — I mean, using a headset with Skype should be enough, right? Well, according to the VOIP-heads over at VOIPSpeak: » 11/08/05 9:00am 11/08/05 9:00am

They go on to say that the Duet PCS not only functions as a USB speakerphone, but also has a standard headset jack…