Over the last year there have been a lot of new wrist phones debut on the market. These phones put all the parts of typical feature phone into a watch that you can wear on your wrist for making calls and listening to music. The catch is if you have a phone you really like but wanted the wrist style you were mostly out of luck.
Moshi, the company that's infatuated with people's voices, loves to make things that get controlled by just the sound of your voice. While we love their clocks (even if it means we miss a couple of meetings here and there), we've got to say that going the Bluetooth speakerphone route is probably the most logical, and we're glad to see a new gadget coming our way. This car speakerphone features one of Moshi's most notable features. So, go ahead and say, "Hello, Moshi!"
Jabra have outed a pair of new Bluetooth devices, including a low-cost alternative to the Jabra Stone, the Jabra Extreme, and a Bluetooth speakerphone, the Jabra Cruiser. The Extreme is more traditionally designed than the Stone, but has the same Noise Blackout Extreme background-noise cancellation DSP technology as the more expensive headset.
I have never felt the overwhelming need to save a few cents per minute on my long distance calls so I have never really used Skype. If I talked frequently to people who lived a long way away, it would be useful. If you are an avid Skype user Yamaha has announced two new Skype-certified speakerphones called the PSG-01S and the PJP-25URS.
And by everyone, we mean it. Considering the way the government is cracking down on cell phone usage while driving, and especially texting, handsfree devices need to improve so that people will want to use them. And while many people might not want to wear those earpieces, or have their phone's speakerphone on all the time, Scosche has the answer for you: a Bluetooth speakerphone that attaches to your windshield, so that the solar panel on the back can keep your battery fully charged all day long.
This gadget lets you play music from your phone over your car speakers wirelessly. It also lets you receive and make calls via your car's stereo, so there's no more taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the wheel.
Featuring Bluetooth, this speaker phone simply attaches to the visor in your car and you're good to go. You can get the BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone now for $99.99, which I guess isn't too bad you simply must receive your calls in stereo.
If you've been looking for a convenient portable device, you might be interested in the MAGNUM released by YUBZ today. This player performs many functions at once, including music player and mobile speaker.
Jabra have announced two new Bluetooth devices, the HALO Stereo Headset and the SP200 Speakerphone. The former uses A2DP Bluetooth together with Zirene Power Bass for audio enhancement, and has a folding headband for portability. Meanwhile the SP200 has a single control button, volume wheel and a dedicated on/off switch for straightforward use.
When is a Bluetooth speakerphone not a Bluetooth speakerphone? When it's also a wireless GPS puck. Hey, we're a gadget site not a comedy club. The Bluepeaker is intended for car use, and consists of a hands-free speakerphone, wireless music speaker and GPS receiver for navigation, all running on battery power.
As well as LG's new plasma and LCD TV ranges, SlashGear had the chance to spend some hands-on time with the LG HFB-500 solar-powered Bluetooth car-kit speakerphone at CES 2009 this morning. The compact device can be recharged either by a standard AC connection - with an in-car adapter provided - or by leaving it on the dashboard to soak up the sun.