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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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Jabra Skype range outed: EXTREME, EASYGO, CHILL & SPEAK410

Jabra Skype range outed: EXTREME, EASYGO, CHILL & SPEAK410

Jabra has unveiled a range of Skype-certified speakerphones, the Jabra EXTREME, Jabra EASYGO, Jabra CHILL and Jabra SPEAK410. The EXTREME is the most flexible, pairing a Bluetooth headset and USB dongle, though the EASYGO still features multipoint connections for remaining paired with both your PC and phone.

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2011 Ford Fiesta owners are first to get AppLink voice control

2011 Ford Fiesta owners are first to get AppLink voice control

I have a Ford car that has the Sync system inside and it's great. The system connects to my iPhone via Bluetooth and makes the best hands free system I have used. Sync is a lot more than just hands free calls though. The system also allows you to stream music from your smartphone to the car stereo via Bluetooth and a lot more.

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Nica Sunrise Bluetooth headset looks like a hockey puck

Nica Sunrise Bluetooth headset looks like a hockey puck

Maverick Lifestyle has a line of Bluetooth headsets for people that want something that looks a bit different from your typical Bluetooth headset. The line of headsets that the company offers are in the Nica family and a new member has been added to the family called the Nica Sunrise.

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Moshi Moshi MM03i Bluetooth handset packs iPhone dock

Moshi Moshi MM03i Bluetooth handset packs iPhone dock

Native Union won't give up on the idea of traditional handsets for modern smartphones, and their new Moshi Moshi MM03i even gives you somewhere to dock your iPhone. The new model has a MultiPoint Bluetooth-enabled handset and a special charge/sync cradle with a charging bay and an iPhone dock.

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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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Zip Earzee Wrist Band looks really weird

Zip Earzee Wrist Band looks really weird

If you are one of the mobile phone users that worries about radiation rotting your brain when you talk on the mobile phone, Earzee has a strange looking product for you. The thing is called the Zip Earzee Wrist Band and it uses Bluetooth.

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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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Novero unveils new hands free car kits for installers

Novero unveils new hands free car kits for installers

Novero has several very nice Bluetooth devices that let drivers talk on their phones without having to take their hands off the wheel. Novero has announced a couple new hands free car kits that promise luxury audio quality at a good price. The two new products are called TheTrulyOne and TheTrustyOne.

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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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TomTom GO I-90 dash-integrated PND promises “infotainment”

TomTom GO I-90 dash-integrated PND promises “infotainment”

Guaranteed to strike fear into the hearts of English-lovers everywhere, TomTom's GO I-90 PND promises navigation "infotainment" with a double-DIN chassis and removable touchscreen slate.  Intended to curtail the rush of buyers from PNDs to smartphone navigation apps, TomTom's latest replaces your existing in-car audio head-unit with a combination entertainment system and turn-by-turn direction system.

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