Bluetooth headsets archive

  • Hands-on: Jawbone Era review
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    Hands-on: Jawbone Era review

    By 8 April 2014

    Bluetooth headsets have been around for years, but only now in the age of multiple mics, fast charging and low power Bluetooth 4.0 are they really becoming an all day gadget. Jawbone, one of the pioneers of Bluetooth headsets, has just released its new...

  • LG Tone+ Bluetooth headset sets the way for LTE HD handsfree calling
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    LG Tone+ Bluetooth headset sets the way for LTE HD handsfree calling

    By 24 September 2012

    LG has unveiled its next-gen Bluetooth headset that supports Voiceover LTE (VoLTE) calls providing a higher-definition sound when making and receiving handsfree conversations. The LG Tone+ (HBS-730) headset is the follow-up to the original LG Tone and...

  • The Plantronics Bluetooth headsets you won't have to charge for five months
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    The Plantronics Bluetooth headsets you won't have to charge for five months

    By 31 August 2012

    Plantronics has unveiled two new Bluetooth headsets that won’t need charging for up to five months, depending on how often you use them. Unveiled at IFA, the Plantronics M55 and M25 are mono headsets that both feature the manufacturer’s new DeepSleep...

  • Creative WP-350 Bluetooth headphones review
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    Creative WP-350 Bluetooth headphones review

    By 9 February 2012

    People of a certain age will remember that, at one time, Creative Labs was the only name that mattered when it came to PC sound. Sadly for the company, the PC market has dried up substantially. So it began to focus more on MP3 players and other audio...

  • Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst pictures and hands-on
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    Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst pictures and hands-on

    By 7 November 2011

    Plantronics' latest Bluetooth headset is one that takes the simple take-and-make call function one step further - by integrating all of your communication channels at the touch of a button. And that's because the Plantronics M1100 comes with its new cloud-based...

  • Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset adds Active Noise Cancellation
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    Jabra Supreme Bluetooth headset adds Active Noise Cancellation

    By 14 September 2011

    Jabra has unveiled its latest Bluetooth headset, the Jabra Supreme, which is "the first non-stereo headset to incorporate Active Noise Cancellation to block out noisy environments". The focus on the ANC means that rather than the recipient getting all...

  • Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in
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    Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

    By 2 September 2011

    Plantronics is hoping to tap into our need to be ever-connected, always-on, with its latest Bluetooth headset - the Plantronics M1100 which comes with its new cloud-based service, Plantronics Vocalyst. Vocalyst is a voice-based software solution that...

  • Jawbone adds computer Nerd to new Icon HD headset
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    Jawbone adds computer Nerd to new Icon HD headset

    By 31 August 2011

    Jawbone has introduced a brand new peripheral, called The Nerd, to its new Icon HD headset; the duo teaming up to bring wireless audio from your computer directly into your ear. Sound waves have, of course, been doing this for some time through the medium...

  • Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on
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    Samsung Slim Stick Type Bluetooth Headset hands-on

    By 29 March 2011

    If we were to ask you to describe a Bluetooth headset, you'd probably start by talking about a small funny-shaped object you stick in your ear when you’re driving, turning you in to a Borg-like creature. Samsung, perhaps realising that we don’t all...

  • Jawbone Era hands-on
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    Jawbone Era hands-on

    By 11 March 2011

    The Jawbone line from Aliph have always been known for being compact, stylish and equipped with hardcore noise cancellation in the form of NoiseAssassin. The latest headset, the Jawbone Era, features NoiseAssassin 3.0, claiming eliminate more noise than...

  • Jabra Stone2 hands-on
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    Jabra Stone2 hands-on

    By 18 February 2011

    There's a stack of budget Bluetooth headsets on the market today, and they all do a reasonable job. Indeed, Jabra even makes a fair few of them. However, those using their mobile device all day every day, and specifically while driving or using their...

  • Jabra Extreme - For PC hands-on
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    Jabra Extreme - For PC hands-on

    By 15 February 2011

    Jabra is currently in the process of unleashing a whole range of consumer VoIP-specific accessories onto the market, including a mass market version of its, previously, business-centric Speak 410 conference call-friendly speakerphone. But that still requires...

  • Jabra EasyGo Bluetooth Headset hands-on
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    Jabra EasyGo Bluetooth Headset hands-on

    By 18 January 2011

    Designed as an entry-level headset, with a price point to match, Jabra's EasyGo Bluetooth offering is satisfyingly simple to setup and operate from the box. Its a Bluetooth v2.1 device and is backwards compatible, so will work with a vast array of mobile...

  • Bose Bluetooth Headset hands-on
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    Bose Bluetooth Headset hands-on

    By 17 December 2010

    It's remarkable to consider, but Bose has never had a Bluetooth headset in its range until now. You'd think that the audio specialist would have jumped onto the bandwagon a while back. After all, the brand in synonymous with the business set, having...