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Marshall Major headphones & Minor earphones get official

Marshall Major headphones & Minor earphones get official

After teasing us for the past few weeks, Marshall has finally outed its Marshall Major and Marshall Minor headphones and earphones. The affordably-priced pair cash in, unsurprisingly, on the near-legendary reputation of Marshall amps, but do seem to have a few abilities of their own; the Marshall Minor in-ear buds, for instance, have a special EarClick "lock" to increase stability, as well as an in-line microphone for hands-free use with your phone, while the Marshall Major earphones can fold down for easier transportation.

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Parrot FC6100 module uses Bluetooth and Android to offer web and more in cars

Parrot FC6100 module uses Bluetooth and Android to offer web and more in cars

Parrot is probably best known to most of us for the cool AR.Drone and all the different Bluetooth gear the company has been peddling for years. Parrot is into OEM offerings like Bluetooth hands free systems for cars and trucks as well. Some details of a new product using Android have surfaced in a Frost & Sullivan interview with Parrot's Global OEM Director Eric Riyahi.

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Thinksound ts02+ mic Headphones Review

Thinksound ts02+ mic Headphones Review

Being a green gadget is big business these days; you can get plenty of mileage out of using recycled packaging, donating a dollar to a penguin for every unit sold, or generally avoiding unnecessary pollution with how you transport or produce your device. Still, we do wonder exactly how much is lip-service and how much is authentic Earth-friendly consideration. Claiming to be resolutely in the latter category is Thinksound, who reckon their ts02+ mic headphones deliver decent audio performance without slaughtering the planet in the process. Check out our full review after the cut.

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TomTom Car Kit incompatible with iPod touch, first-gen iPhone

TomTom Car Kit incompatible with iPod touch, first-gen iPhone

TomTom have confirmed that their Car Kit - the optional accessory to accompany the TomTom iPhone app - will only fully work with the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS, thanks to a limitation in the TomTom application.  The app's limitation means that owners of the first-gen iPhone, together with iPod touch users, won't be able to take advantage of the Car Kit's integrated GPS receiver and speakerphone.

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