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Hands-on: Plantronics RIG gaming and mobile headset review

Hands-on: Plantronics RIG gaming and mobile headset review

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Gaming headsets aren't famous for their ability to help you be sociable. Plantronics aims to change that with the RIG. Using a hub system you can game and, at the same time, be alerted to anything incoming on your mobile - and respond with the flip of... >>

Plantronics Voyager Legend pictures and hands-on

Plantronics Voyager Legend pictures and hands-on

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Plantronics has announced a successor to its flagship Voyager Pro hands-free kit, the Voyager Legend. The headset has three specially tuned microphones which optimise your voice and lead to the best possible call quality even when in noisy environments.The... >>

Plantronics limited edition GameCom Commander headset is geared for the competitive gamer

Plantronics limited edition GameCom Commander headset is geared for the competitive gamer

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Some play games for fun, but for others it’s far more than that. If you fall into the latter category you’ll want to take a look at the Plantronics GameCom Commander headset, an audio kit that could make all the difference in your quest for gaming... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst pictures and hands-on

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst pictures and hands-on

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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... >>

Plantronics Marque M155 headset is the business

Plantronics Marque M155 headset is the business

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Plantronics, experts in the field of the Bluetooth headset, has announced the Marque M155 Bluetooth headset, which is designed to be best buds with your iPhone and Android smartphone.Sporting a rather sleek and lightweight design the Marque also comes... >>

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

Plantronics M1100 with Vocalyst dials in

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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 is... >>

Plantronics BackBeat 903+
3.5 stars

Plantronics BackBeat 903+

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The idea of wireless headphones is a dream come true for those of us that face a tangle of wires during our daily hour or 2 of commuter-based music listening, or those that require an unfettered connection in the gym. And the concept is even more compelling... >>

Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

Plantronics launches K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

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Plantronics has expanded its lineup of Bluetooth goodies with several new introductions, including the K100 in-car speakerphone. The hands-free speaker features an integrated FM transmitter so that you can hear conversations, music, podcasts and GPS navigation... >>

Plantronics GameCom 777: For serious gamer sound buffs

Plantronics GameCom 777: For serious gamer sound buffs

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Serious PC gamers shouldn't be content with just having an awesome picture setup.Sure, your Nvidia GeForce 3D GPU combined with a super expensive full 1080p LCD display may give you crystal clear visuals, but unless you team these up with some hi-quality... >>

Plantronics Explorer 395 Bluetooth headset
4.0 stars

Plantronics Explorer 395 Bluetooth headset

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Plantronics has released its latest entry-level Bluetooth headset, the Plantronics Explorer 395, which offers a simplified user experience aimed specifically at people that haven't used a Bluetooth headset in the past.And we have to say it was really... >>

Plantronics reveals entry level Bluetooth headset

Plantronics reveals entry level Bluetooth headset

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Plantronics has released a Bluetooth headset that is designed for ease of use for new headset users. The Explorer 395 features three simple buttons, for less confusion, a compact design and a high-quality audio performance.The three buttons will perform... >>

Plantronics builds creepy Wall of Ears

Plantronics builds creepy Wall of Ears

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Back at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Plantronics revealed a whole pile of headsets of various sorts - Bluetooth, multimedia, voice. But to make all that stuff, the company has to have a good idea of the human ear, and how it changes between different... >>

Plantronics announces .Audio headset range

Plantronics announces .Audio headset range

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Plantronics has announced an expansion of its range of .Audio PC headsets at Mobile World Congress, with four new wideband models entering the fold. All the devices feature digital signal processing (DSP) technology and noise cancelling microphones, which... >>

Plantronics Voyager PRO Bluetooth headset
4.5 stars

Plantronics Voyager PRO Bluetooth headset

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The Plantronics Voyager PRO pitches itself to the top of the Bluetooth headset spectrum, offering up advanced technologies to make sure that voice communication remains strong, cutting out background noise.The Voyager PRO takes the less conventional approach... >>

Plantronics reveals Discovery 975 Bluetooth headset

Plantronics reveals Discovery 975 Bluetooth headset

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Plantronics has unveiled its Discovery 975 Bluetooth headset, which is an upgrade of last year's Discovery 925. As you might recall, if you're a bit of a Bluetooth headset connoisseur, the 925 had a case for the headset that actually charged the device... >>

Plantronics Explorer 390 Bluetooth headset
3.5 stars

Plantronics Explorer 390 Bluetooth headset

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The Plantronics Explorer 390 is advertised as "quality sound for in-car use" and there's absolutely no denying that that's what this Bluetooth headset delivers, but take it out of the auto-environment and you'll begin to see what separates this type of... >>

Plantronics Audio 655 headset
4.5 stars

Plantronics Audio 655 headset

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There are a many headsets you might want to consider using with your PC. If you regularly listen to music or play games, then a standard headset will do. But if you want to use VoIP as part of those games, or regularly use a VoIP application such as Skype... >>

Altec Lansing BackBeat 903 Bluetooth headphones
3.0 stars

Altec Lansing BackBeat 903 Bluetooth headphones

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We all want to rid ourselves of the wires when it comes to listening to music on the go, but are the Altec Lansing BackBeat 903 Bluetooth headphones the way to do it? We get listening, and talking, to find out. While these wireless headphones are pitched... >>

Plantronics .Audio 655 USB headset launches

Plantronics .Audio 655 USB headset launches

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Plantronics has introduced the .Audio 655 USB stereo headset for PC-based communications and multimedia. The company claims that the .Audio 655 is the industry's first headset to take full advantage of the "crystal clear audio quality" of calls in the... >>

Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth headset
3.5 stars

Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth headset

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How do you differentiate your Bluetooth headset from all the others out there? By making the design a bit more "fashion" focused. But has the idea worked for Plantronics and its Discovery 925 model? We made some calls to find out. Unlike Jawbone, which... >>

Plantronics Explorer 370 Bluetooth headset
3.0 stars

Plantronics Explorer 370 Bluetooth headset

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If you want to be permanently connected to the outside world, without having to dive into your pocket for your phone – either because it is impractical or illegal – then a headset is the way to go. Whilst many are too delicate to handle any sort of... >>

Plantronics and Sonim bundle tough phone and headset

Plantronics and Sonim bundle tough phone and headset

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Plantronics and Sonim have announced a team-up to bundle together the Plantronics Explorer 370 Bluetooth headset and Sonim Xtreme Performance 1 handset for people who "work and play in extreme environments". The Plantronics Explorer 370 has a ruggedised... >>

Plantronics Gamecom 777 headset launches

Plantronics Gamecom 777 headset launches

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Plantronics has launched the Gamecom 777 headset featuring Dolby Headphone technology. Plantronics says the Gamecom 777 gives gamers "an audio advantage, creating realistic, cinematic 5.1 surround sound, enabling them to accurately pinpoint enemies and... >>

Plantronics Audio 770 headphones
4.0 stars

Plantronics Audio 770 headphones

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Headphones for gamers seems to be a growth industry of late and the arrival of the Plantronics Audio 700 only adds to the range: at less than £50 they are good value for money. The first thing you’ll notice is how big they are. The crossbar is metal,... >>

Plantronics Audio 480 headset
3.5 stars

Plantronics Audio 480 headset

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Plantronics design a wide range of headphones and this latest set is designed with Skype, video conferencing and general computer use in mind. There are two parts to these headphones, there is the in-ear aspect, and then there is the microphone arm for... >>

Plantronics Discovery 925 launches

Plantronics Discovery 925 launches

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Plantronics has launched the Discovery 925 Bluetooth earpiece collection describing it as their "signature" line of designer headsets for both men and women. The "revolutionary" design of the Discover 925 is based around the unique VFrame shape, structured... >>

41% motorists sans handsfree

41% motorists sans handsfree

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Last year on the 27th February 2007, a new act to increase the penalties for using a hand-held phone whilst driving came into force. Exactly 12 months on and drivers are still breaking the law with over 40% of those who use mobile phones whilst driving... >>

Plantronics launches military-grade headset

Plantronics launches military-grade headset

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For those who want a headset to match up to their rugged phone, Plantronics has introduced the Explorer 370, a new Bluetooth headset "tailored for the adventurer in all of us". Offering durability tested to meet military-grade specifications, the Explorer... >>

IFA 2007: Plantronics Voyager 520 launched entire headset line-up refreshed

IFA 2007: Plantronics Voyager 520 launched entire headset line-up refreshed

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Plantronics has announced that it has updated its Voyager 510 model with the Voyager 520 Bluetooth headset today at IFA 2007 in Berlin, Germany. The new headset promises robust noise-cancelling technology for business-quality performance and includes... >>

Plantronics launches the Calistro Pro Series multi-function home phone

Plantronics launches the Calistro Pro Series multi-function home phone

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Plantronics has launched the Calisto Pro Series, a revolutionary home phone with a multi-function Bluetooth headset that they are aiming at home professionals. The Calisto Pro's design and hands-free capabilities is said to introduce an entirely new way... >>

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 goes wireless

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 goes wireless

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Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9, a desktop speech technology program that gives you the ability to talk to your PC to create Microsoft Office documents, has just gone wireless. The wireless version comes complete with a Plantronics CS60 wireless headset... >>

Plantronics Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset
4.5 stars

Plantronics Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset

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Plantronics has released its latest headset; the Discovery 665 with a host of features that promise better audio and talk clarity whether you're in the office, the car or walking down the high street, but does it work? We get chatting on the phone to... >>

Survey: Workers spend 10 years of life emailing

Survey: Workers spend 10 years of life emailing

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According to independent research on workplace communications commissioned by Plantronics, European managers spend at least 2 hours per day dealing with email communications. This equates to a staggering 10 years of a worker’s life spent emailing. This... >>

Plantronics Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset

Plantronics Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset

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Plantronics has introduced the new Discovery 665 Bluetooth Headset with AudioIQ, the industry’s first DSP (digital signal processing) sound technology that claims to automatically optimise audio levels on both sides of every call — improving sound... >>

CeBIT 2007: Plantronic launches three new Bluetooth headsets

CeBIT 2007: Plantronic launches three new Bluetooth headsets

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Plantronics has launched a range of new Bluetooth headsets at CeBIT 2007 in Germany. The company has expanded its Discovery line with the £69.99 665 Bluetooth Headset that features AudioIQ the industry’s first headset DSP (digital signal processing)... >>

Plantronic launch Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset for mobile phones

Plantronic launch Discovery 665 Bluetooth headset for mobile phones

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Plantronics today introduced the new Discovery 665 Bluetooth Headset with AudioIQ, the industry’s first DSP (digital signal processing) sound technology that according to Plantronics automatically optimises audio levels on both sides of every call.... >>

Plantronics .audio 910 headset works with VoIP and mobile

Plantronics .audio 910 headset works with VoIP and mobile

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Plantronics has launched a new Bluetooth headset, the .audio 910 USB that makes it easier than ever to plug in and start talking. It works for calls from both PC and mobile phones so that you can make Skype calls or other VoIP calls without installing... >>

Plantronics updates its Bluetooth product line

Plantronics updates its Bluetooth product line

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Plantronics has introduced a raft of new Bluetooth products and headsets for the mobile professional and consumer. The Pulsar 590 Stereo Bluetooth headset and the MHS series of corded headsets lets users listen to music and video in high-quality stereo... >>

Plantronics launch Voyager 510 Bluetooth VoIP headset

Plantronics launch Voyager 510 Bluetooth VoIP headset

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Plantronics has launched a new Bluetooth headset it is hoping will appeal to business users who want the benefits of a Bluetooth headset for their mobile phone that will also allow them to connect to VoIP services. In what Plantronics is calling the first... >>

Plantronics launch MX203S headset for MP3 enabled mobiles

Plantronics launch MX203S headset for MP3 enabled mobiles

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Plantronics today introduced the new MX203S stereo mobile headset for MP3-enabled mobile phones. Designed with WindSmart technology for active users, such as runners and walking commuters, the MX203S supposedly provides a single headset to take calls... >>

Plantronics Discovery 640 Bluetooth headset
4.0 stars

Plantronics Discovery 640 Bluetooth headset

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Bluetooth headsets are two a dozen these days so what makes Plantronics think it has the answer with the Discovery 640? For starters, the Discovery is one of the most interesting designs we�ve seen in a long time. Although the actual headset... >>