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  • A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April
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    A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

    By 5 April 2014

    It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as...

  • Jabra Solemate review (second-gen)
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Jabra Solemate review (second-gen)

    By 2 April 2014

    The Jabra Solemate is a portable Bluetooth speaker, back in its NFC-capable second-gen form. It might look more like a luminescent character from Pacman spliced with a Dr Martens sole but its design - which, as the name suggests, takes its cues from shoe...

  • Jabra Solemate Max added to wireless speaker lineup, coming later this year
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    Jabra Solemate Max added to wireless speaker lineup, coming later this year

    By 16 October 2013

    Jabra had added a new speaker to its wireless stereo line of products, and it's called the Jabra Solemate Max. The Max is a portable speaker with streaming capability over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or NFC, but it's also jaw-droppingly big. The dimensions go as...

  • Jabra Sports Wireless+ headphones with built-in radio gets our ears and hands-on treatment
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    Jabra Sports Wireless+ headphones with built-in radio gets our ears and hands-on treatment

    By 7 September 2013

    Jabra has worked with sports professionals to create wireless sports headphones that cater for every active need. With built-in radio, locked in comfort, a resistant body and wireless connections they're spot on for sport. While we couldn't test them...

  • Jabra Solemate Mini: Compact, rugged, portable NFC speaker
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    Jabra Solemate Mini: Compact, rugged, portable NFC speaker

    By 6 September 2013

    Jabra has announced the Jabra Solemate Mini, the follow-up to the Solemate speaker launched in 2012. The new model offers a rugged design, so you can take your tunes on the move. The speaker apes the design of the previous Solemate speaker but shrinks...

  • Jabra Revo Wireless and Vox headphones ask to be 'used and abused'
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    Jabra Revo Wireless and Vox headphones ask to be 'used and abused'

    By 11 January 2013

    Jabra has announced the latest addition to its headphone range with the launch of the Jabra Revo Wireless, Jabra Revo and Jabra Vox. Jabra is pushing the tough nature of its headphones, with the use of an aluminium frame, steel hinges and shatterproof...

  • Jabra Solemate review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Jabra Solemate review

    By 18 December 2012

    It's a speaker that looks like a shoe, that's the immediate take-away from the Jabra Solemate, but does the funky looking device actually work, sound good, and be something you'll want to put in your bag? We got listening to find out. Design The shoe...

  • Jabra Solemate pictures and hands-on
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    Jabra Solemate pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    The Jabra Solemate, that's the name of a new Bluetooth speaker from Jabra which, as the name suggests, has taken its design cue from a pair of shoes rather than being a standard box. This device has an integrated subwoofer and dual tweeters to keep you...

  • Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on
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    Jabra Sport pictures and hands-on

    By 16 September 2011

    Pocket-lint doesn't like jogging. Let's get that out of the way early on. But in the name of research, we put the Jabra Sport to the test. In our ears they went, and off we went. To the petrol station up the road. At least a 5-minute jog / walk - plenty...

  • 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...

  • Jabra Sport headphones come with military-grade protection
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    Jabra Sport headphones come with military-grade protection

    By 2 September 2011

    Jabra is getting all tough with its launch of the Jabra Sport which makes use of full military-grade protection - just what you need on your morning jog. The Jabra Sport comes in two different forms: a wireless and corder version; each coming with some...

  • Jabra launches Drive in car speakerphone
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    Jabra launches Drive in car speakerphone

    By 17 August 2011

    In car speakerphones mean you can chat away while driving without facing the long arm of the law. Yapping on your mobile has been illegal for a good while now with conversations in cars being frequently carried out via bluetooth headsets. Unfortunately...

  • Jabra Freeway hands-on
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    Jabra Freeway hands-on

    By 30 March 2011

    Bluetooth speakers for the car are pretty boring, let’s face it. They do their job, but normally run out of juice because you forget to turn them off and then you’re left with a lump of plastic and speaker that’s good for nothing. Well, that’s...

  • 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...

  • Wave hello to the latest Jabra Bluetooth headset
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    Wave hello to the latest Jabra Bluetooth headset

    By 13 December 2010

    Bluetooth headsets aren't exactly the most exciting pieces of tech, we're sure you'll agree, by for a lot of people they are a necessity. And if you're one of those peeps, then you may as well go for a headset from a trusted brand. And that's exactly...

  • Jabra Active earphones help you build up a sweat
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    Jabra Active earphones help you build up a sweat

    By 9 December 2010

    Headset specialist Jabra has announced the arrival of a brand new corded headset, which, according the the company, will be ideal for anyone wanting to listen to music whilst fitness training. The Jabra active earphones are designed to stay put once in...

  • Jabra Cruiser2 adds caller ID features
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    Jabra Cruiser2 adds caller ID features

    By 29 November 2010

    Jabra has announced the next generation of its in car hands-free solution, the Jabra Cruiser2. Following up from the success of the original Cruiser device, the speakerphone device brings caller ID and voice guidance features to the in-car setup. The...

  • Jabber all day with the Jabra corded earphones
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    Jabber all day with the Jabra corded earphones

    By 31 August 2010

    Jabra has announced three new corded earphone options for music-loving smartphone users who want a step up from supplied phone buds, without breaking the bank. First up is the Jabra Chill which is for the casual music listener who still wants to be able...

  • Jabra Clipper Bluetooth headset   review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Jabra Clipper Bluetooth headset review

    By 31 March 2010

    The Jabra Clipper is a twist on the traditional Bluetooth design, aimed more at those who want to use it for music than those who are just looking for handsfree calls on their mobile phone. As the name suggests, the Clipper takes the form of a clip, the...

  • 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...

  • Jabra Extreme headset announced
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    Jabra Extreme headset announced

    By 1 February 2010

    Jabra has dropped us word of a new Bluetooth headset that it'll soon be selling in Britain - the Jabra Extreme, or EXTREME if we're being typographically accurate. It's already available in the USA. The device comes with a new version of Jabra's noise...

  • Jabra Stone Bluetooth headset review
    Phones 2.5 out of 5

    Jabra Stone Bluetooth headset review

    By 25 January 2010

    How do you make a Bluetooth headset remotely interesting and useful? Jabra believes it's the latest manufacturer to do just that with the Jabra Stone, a Bluetooth headset with an element of "cool" for those who like to pretend to be important on the...

  • Jabra Stone headset launches
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    Jabra Stone headset launches

    By 20 October 2009

    The Jabra Stone has been announced as a Carphone Warehouse exclusive boasting a "revolutionary" design that's said to "break the mold of the traditional Bluetooth headset". PR speak aside, the 7-gram Stone wraps behind the ear with no on-face boom bit...