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Motorola Roadster, CommandOne and Finiti unveiled

Motorola Roadster, CommandOne and Finiti unveiled

It wasn't just phones that Motorola had to show us; the company also has three new Bluetooth devices, including a pair of headsets - the CommandOne and Finiti - and an in-car speakerphone called the Motorola Roadster.  Clipping to your sun visor, the Roadster has dual-microphones, noise reduction, an FM transmitter for piping calls and music through your car stereo, and - when used with an Android 2.2 phone - MotoSpeak for text-to-speech and speech-to-text.

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Atomic9 debuts Bluetooth Wristband Speakerphone

Atomic9 debuts Bluetooth Wristband Speakerphone

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.

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Moshi Bluetooth Car Speakerphone Available Now for $79.99

Moshi Bluetooth Car Speakerphone Available Now for $79.99

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!"

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The Daily Slash: May 17th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 17th 2010

Did anyone else notice it's Monday? We sure did. It just has an air about it, doesn't it? Well, we're happy that you chose to start your week out with us, and welcome to this latest edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight, in the Best of R3, we've got a CDMA HTC Hero showing up somewhere it doesn't belong, and Samsung wants to give you money for developing applications. And then in the Dredge 'Net, Blue Ant's got a new speakerphone for your Bluetooth pleasure, a new report shows cell phone shipments around the world are growing, and finally, a LEGO robot that can raise its own bridge.

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Jabra Extreme Bluetooth headset & Cruiser speakerphone get Noise Blackout Extreme DSP

Jabra Extreme Bluetooth headset & Cruiser speakerphone get Noise Blackout Extreme DSP

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.

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Jabra debuts the Cruiser hands free Bluetooth speaker phone

Jabra debuts the Cruiser hands free Bluetooth speaker phone

Hands free Bluetooth speakerphones are more appealing to me than Bluetooth headsets. I don't like to wear headsets and the speakerphone is more comfortable to use. Not all Bluetooth speaker phones are created equal, many of them have poor call quality. Jabra has announced a new Bluetooth hands free speakerphone called the Cruiser that promises good call quality.

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Yamaha unveils new PSG-01S and PJP-25URS speakerphones

Yamaha unveils new PSG-01S and PJP-25URS speakerphones

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.

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Scosche SolCHAT is a Solar Powered Bluetooth Speakerphone for Everyone

Scosche SolCHAT is a Solar Powered Bluetooth Speakerphone for Everyone

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.

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HTC Touch Pro2 Review

HTC Touch Pro2 Review

For all the analysis of iPhones, Android devices and webOS' suitability for the enterprise market, there's one company already a mainstay and with the smartphone legacy to prove it. HTC have carved a niche for themselves with sturdy, dependable handsets, often running Windows Mobile, and their Touch Pro2 is the latest of the bunch. It's a serious smartphone with a considerable spec-list and considerable bulk to boot; in a world of waifish business/consumer crossovers, is the Pro2 a chunky anachronism? SlashGear set to finding out.

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BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone takes hands-off approach

Since many states are passing laws that prevent people from talking on their cell phones while driving, more and more hands-free devices are hitting the market. The latest, however, is officially from RIM and called the BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone.

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.

BlackBerry Bluetooth Watch & Video remote gateway coming?

BlackBerry Bluetooth Watch & Video remote gateway coming?

RIM are preparing a number of new Bluetooth accessories, including a new headset codenamed "Alpha 1", an in-car handsfree kit and, possibly, a Bluetooth watch and video-capable remote gateway.  BlackBerry accessories VP Antoine Boucher sat down with the BGR at WES to discuss his department's latest wares, and they couldn't help but notice that he was wearing a Sony Ericsson Bluetooth watch; after some prompting, Boucher admitted that his team had modified the timepiece to display BlackBerry alerts.

These included alerts when new emails, BlackBerry Messenger messages, texts, IMs, tweets and Facebook messages are received.  When pressed on whether RIM was developing their own Bluetooth watch, the VP would only say that his team "are exploring many accessories that would surprise people." 

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Jabra HALO and SP200 at MobileFocus CTIA

Jabra HALO and SP200 at MobileFocus CTIA

Jabra's HALO Stereo Headset and SP200 Speakerphone only crossed the wire yesterday, but Vincent was on-hand to try them out at MobileFocus during CTIA.  The HALO represents a more grown-up headset, answering users' cries for a more discrete Bluetooth experience: the status LEDs are hidden on the inside of the headband, and the controls are zero-profile touch sensitive.

Video demo after the cut

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