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Jawbone ICON Bluetooth Headset Review

Jawbone ICON Bluetooth Headset Review

Aliph's last premium Bluetooth headset, the Jawbone PRIME, hit the market back in April 2009 with a mixture of decent sound quality and distinctive looks, and quickly grabbed a place as our favorite mainstream hands-free kit. Now the company is back with a new, smaller version, the Aliph Jawbone ICON; check out our review after the cut.

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Motorola Endeavor HX1 Bluetooth headset attempts a Jawbone smackdown

Motorola Endeavor HX1 Bluetooth headset attempts a Jawbone smackdown

Motorola have unveiled a new Bluetooth headset, the Endeavor HX1, which the company claims to be the "only Bluetooth headset to use true bone conduction technology".  That's likely going to raise some eyebrows over at Aliph, whose Jawbone headset is known for using a vibration-sensing system; in the HX1's case, a new Stealth Mode shuts off the standard microphone and solely uses a bone conduction sensor in the earpiece.

 

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Jawbone PRIME Bluetooth Headset hands-on

Jawbone PRIME Bluetooth Headset hands-on

High-end headset manufacturer Aliph have announced a new model, the Jawbone PRIME Bluetooth Headset.  The Jawbone PRIME uses NoiseAssassin 2.0, a new noise-elimination system that can not only improve suppression by up to 9dB - that's five times better than previous versions - but allow for fail safe voice recognition.  During my test call with Chris Davies, he had no idea that I was talking to him from one of the busiest plaza in Rome, where half a dozen buses, pedestrians, motorcycles and cars were whizzing back and forth!  With this level of superior sound quality, the price of $129.99 is worth every single penny.

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Jawbone buys Playground.fm: Are wearable-curated playlists next?

Jawbone buys Playground.fm: Are wearable-curated playlists next?

Fitness wearable and Bluetooth speaker and headset firm Jawbone quietly bought up Playground.fm last year, a personalized internet radio app that uses social networking and Spotify activity to craft a custom station. Playground.fm uses Facebook Likes of existing music to figure out the listener's tastes, potentially opening the door to a Jawbone-branded music service, or even shaping playlists by physical activity.

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Jawbone ERA Review (2014)

Jawbone ERA Review (2014)

Time was, in Bluetooth headsets, you generally had to choose between style and performance. Some looked great but suffered poor battery life and mediocre audio quality; at the other extreme, you could have lengthy runtimes and excellent audio, but only if you didn't mind looking like you'd just walked out of a call center. Jawbone wants to change all that with the 2014 ERA, a slimmed-down, spec'd-up update of its flagship Bluetooth headset, but can it really bridge both successfully? Read on for the SlashGear review.

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Mayer reportedly new Jawbone director as Yahoo eyes wearables

Mayer reportedly new Jawbone director as Yahoo eyes wearables

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has joined the board of portable gadget specialist Jawbone - known for its UP fitness monitor, headsets, and speakers - it's reported, reigniting chatter that the search company might look to leveraging wearables along the lines of Google's Glass. Mayer had apparently been in talks with Jawbone about a director's position prior to joining Yahoo back in July 2012, so AllThingsD reports, and has already attended at least one board meeting sources at the company claim.

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Jawbone MyTALK hacked: Names, emails and encrypted passwords stolen

Jawbone MyTALK hacked: Names, emails and encrypted passwords stolen

Jawbone has notified some users that its MyTALK service has been hacked, with the cloud app and firmware update platform supposedly seeing names, emails, and encrypted passwords raided. The security hack was revealed in an email to registered users today, warning them that "limited user information" had been stolen, though suggesting that there was no sign of any unauthorized use of that login data, or access to account information, that Jawbone could see.

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Jawbone UP tracks movement & sleep for healthier living

Jawbone UP tracks movement & sleep for healthier living

Jawbone may be best known for its Bluetooth headsets - SlashGear still has a soft-spot for the ERA we reviewed back in January - but the company is looking to branch out into other personal wireless electronics. The Jawbone UP is the first of what's promised to be a range of healthy-living gadgets, a wrist-worn sensor bracelet that can track movement and sleep patterns, conspiring with an app to push you in a generally more wholesome direction.

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Jawbone ERA Review

Jawbone ERA Review

Jawbone's newest Jawbone Bluetooth headset has arrived, the Jawbone ERA, evolving the discrete styling of the ICON and taking its place at the top of the company's range. There's more than just good looks promised, though; Jawbone has also slotted in a bigger speaker for HD Audio, together with an accelerometer for more intuitive control. Is it enough to warrant the $129.99 price tag? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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