Hands Free

Ford Sync now supports 19 languages

Ford Sync now supports 19 languages

We have talked a lot about Ford's Sync system around here. The Sync system allows the drive to use their smartphone hands free and allows the control of many functions of the vehicle audio and HVAC systems using voice commands. Ford has announced that Sync now speaks more languages.

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BlueAnt S3 Compact speakerphone lets drivers go hands free

BlueAnt S3 Compact speakerphone lets drivers go hands free

When you are driving down the road in your city or traveling in your car a lot, many of the areas you drive though might have laws that mean you need a hands free kit in your car to talk. BlueAnt has unveiled a new hands free speakerphone for the car called the S3 that promises nice features at a value price. The device will ship on Q1 2011 and sell for right under $80.

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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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