Handsfree archive

  • Debenhams C.Vox clothing offers handsfree calling and music
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    Debenhams C.Vox clothing offers handsfree calling and music

    By 26 November 2012

    Debenhams has launched a new clothing range known as C.Vox (Communiqué Vox) that will allow you to hook-up your phone or MP3 player for calling and music on the move. The range consists of jackets, gilets and hoodies for adults and children and lets...

  • TomTom's car kit is more about handsfree calling than navigation
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    TomTom's car kit is more about handsfree calling than navigation

    By 31 July 2012

    Navigation specialists TomTom has taken a step away from its sat nav hardware devices to introduce a handsfree car solution that works with both iPhone and Android smartphones. Though the TomTom Hands-Free Car Kit can be used to display and play any sat...

  • Apple working on a steering wheel remote for handsfree control of your car stereo
    Cars

    Apple working on a steering wheel remote for handsfree control of your car stereo

    By 16 May 2012

    Apple has applied to the US Patent and Trademark Office to patent a steering wheel remote control that it's working on. Get caught playing around with your car stereo while driving and at best you’ll face a stern talking to from the boys in blue; at...

  • Jabra Clipper announced
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    Jabra Clipper announced

    By 15 February 2010

    "Enjoy your favourite tracks in stereo style, without missing a call, using the new Jabra Clipper Bluetooth stereo headset", says GN Netcom as it launches the device at Mobile World Congress. Described as a "tiny clip-on device" the Clipper boasts "minimalistic...

  • Aliph launches Jawbone Icon Bluetooth headsets
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    Aliph launches Jawbone Icon Bluetooth headsets

    By 18 January 2010

    Aliph has revealed the next generation of its Bluetooth headsets - the Jawbone Icon. Like its previous editions, the Jawbone Icon attempts to marry up design chops with advanced noise cancelling features, but this time around things are a little more...

  • Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel announced for GreenHeart eco range
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    Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel announced for GreenHeart eco range

    By 14 December 2009

    Sony Ericsson has announced new eco options into its "GreenHeart" range with the launch of  the Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel phones and the VH700 handsfree device.   All three products boast recycled plastics, an e-manual, minimised packaging, a "green...

  • Parrot RKi8400 connects iPhone to your car, then hides it
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    Parrot RKi8400 connects iPhone to your car, then hides it

    By 2 September 2009

    Parrot, the sometimes forgotten maker of Bluetooth accessories for your car, has launched a Bluetooth car stereo kit for the iPhone. The RKi8400 will, according to the company, "enable you to listen to music stored on your iPhone or iPod whilst also providing...

  • Pioneer launches Navgate AVIC-F310BT satnav
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    Pioneer launches Navgate AVIC-F310BT satnav

    By 19 August 2009

    Pioneer has launched the Navgate AVIC-F310BT, which it's billing as a combined satnav and entertainment unit. On top of containing navigation software, you can also plug in audio devices and use it as a handsfree kit. The unit has a 4-3-inch WQVGA touchscreen...

  • Magellan announces Maestro 4700
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    Magellan announces Maestro 4700

    By 7 July 2009

    Magellan has announced the launch of the Maestro 4700 GPS device. Described as ultra-slim, the device features a 4.7-inch colour touchscreen, voice command capabilities and hands-free Bluetooth calling. A US launch at this stage, the 4700 offers a "OneTouch"...

  • BlackBerry visor mount speakerphone announced
    Phones

    BlackBerry visor mount speakerphone announced

    By 8 June 2009

    Research In Motion has introduced the VM-605, or BlackBerry visor mount speakerphone. RIM says of the gadget: "This exciting new BlackBerry accessory helps drivers communicate, while keeping two hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road". Calls can...

  • Aliph introduces Jawbone Prime
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    Aliph introduces Jawbone Prime

    By 26 May 2009

    Aliph, the creator of the Jawbone headset, is rather proud of the Jawbone Prime, the third iteration in its popular and award-winning series of Bluetooth headsets. Alexander Asseily, co-founder of Aliph says about it: "the noise suppression provided by...

  • BlackBerry Bluetooth Visor handsfree kit mauled
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    BlackBerry Bluetooth Visor handsfree kit mauled

    By 14 May 2009

    We heard about the BlackBerry Bluetooth Visor mount handsfree kit some time ago after it was spotted at CES. We got our hands on one as BlackBerry showed off the accessory in London. For the Crackberry fan who needs the branded accessory, the device is...

  • Joby launches Zivio Boom Bluetooth headset
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    Joby launches Zivio Boom Bluetooth headset

    By 13 May 2009

    Joby, the company behind the ingenious Gorillapod camera tripod, is trying its hand at reinventing the Bluetooth headset. It's just announced a new product - the Zivio Boom. Unlike other Bluetooth hands-free units which attempt to pick up what your mouth...

  • Pioneer announces new built-in GPS multimedia centre
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    Pioneer announces new built-in GPS multimedia centre

    By 29 April 2009

    Pioneer has announced that is has developed the NavGate AVIC-F9110BT, a navigation and multimedia centre for a range of VW, Skoda or Seat cars. The AVIC-9110BT is an all in one solution offering a 5.8-inch WVGA touch panel screen with voice-guided GPS...

  • Santok SP250 speakerphone launches
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    Santok SP250 speakerphone launches

    By 23 April 2009

    Santok has announced the new STK SP250 Bluetooth car kit speakerphone that's designed for both in-car or desktop use. The SP250 can clip onto your sun visor ready to take calls, eliminating the need for complex handsfree installation in your car. Santok...

  • Jabra SP200 speakerphone launches
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    Jabra SP200 speakerphone launches

    By 19 March 2009

    The all-new Jabra SP200 has been announced for the UK. Promising "all the functionality you will need" in one easy-to-use device, the SP200 needs no installation and gets what's said to be a "credit crunch-friendly price point". The SP200 autopairs to...

  • Scosche launches solChat bluetooth speaker phone
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    Scosche launches solChat bluetooth speaker phone

    By 18 March 2009

    Scosche has launched the solChat Bluetooth Speaker Phone, a solar-powered gadget that will give you an eco-friendly way to chat to your friends while you're driving. With a lithium ion rechargeable battery and a solar panel, the solChat can be charged...

  • Sony Ericsson AB900 car speakerphone launches
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    Sony Ericsson AB900 car speakerphone launches

    By 10 February 2009

    Sony Ericsson has launched the AB900 Bluetooth car speakerphone that will play music as well as let you make and receive calls. Users can stream songs from their mobile phone to the AB900 and it will broadcast them over the car's audio system. With the...

  • Jabra SP700 Bluetooth speakerphone review
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    Jabra SP700 Bluetooth speakerphone review

    By 31 December 2008

    Sometimes you just don’t want to be encumbered with a Bluetooth headset hanging out of your ear, especially when driving and listening to your radio. There are ways around this, and the Bluetooth speaker is elbowing its way in, offering increasing features...

  • Etymotic hf2 headset launches in red
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    Etymotic hf2 headset launches in red

    By 9 December 2008

    Quick newsflash for anyone who cares - the Etymotic hf2 handsfree headset is now available in the UK in "ruby" from Apple stores and online.

  • Sennheiser launches VMX Office
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    Sennheiser launches VMX Office

    By 20 November 2008

    Sennheiser has launched the VMX Office, a Bluetooth headset kit designed for office and mobile use. The headset comes complete with a desktop Bluetooth base station that keeps the headset charged and connects to a landline, but can toggle between desk...

  • Motorola launches T307
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    Motorola launches T307

    By 18 November 2008

    Motorola has announced the launch of T307, an "affordable" portable handsfree speaker. Said to be designed for those with a "busy mobile lifestyle," it can be clipped onto the visor of vehicle before driving or used in the office or home. The handsfree...

  • RXS:Redshift launches rear-view mirror Bluetooth kit
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    RXS:Redshift launches rear-view mirror Bluetooth kit

    By 7 November 2008

    RXS: Redshift has launched a Bluetooth handsfree car kit that doubles as a rear-view mirror. The kit clips over the car's existing mirror, with no installation or wiring required and is powered by rechargable battery. The microphone and speaker are integrated...

  • iDect Z10i launches
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    iDect Z10i launches

    By 22 September 2008

    iDect has launched a new landline phone that they say will bring professional quality conference and speakerphone facilities to the SOHO office and the home phone. The Z10i is comprised of a cordless digital phone and separate cordless, speakerphone unit,...

  • Parrot launches MKi Bluetooth music car kits
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    Parrot launches MKi Bluetooth music car kits

    By 16 September 2008

    Parrot has announced a new range of fitted handsfree kits - the Parrot MKi range - that reproduce calls and music through the vehicle's speakers. The kits comes with connections for iPods, the iPhone and other MP3 players via USB and line-in as well as...