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Plantronics Voyager Edge Review

Plantronics Voyager Edge Review

Plantronics knows a thing or two about Bluetooth headsets, being one of the stalwarts of the industry, but the new Voyager Edge still has something unusual to it. Fitting in-between Plantronics’ Legend and Discovery lines of earpieces, the Voyager Edge claims to pair the performance of the former with the style of the latter, in a headset suitable for both home and office. There’s some strong competition from Jawbone’s Era, however; read on to find out which deserves a spot on your ear.

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Plantronics Voyager Edge hands-on

Plantronics Voyager Edge hands-on

Plantronics' latest Bluetooth headset, the Voyager Edge, wants to be all things to all people. Slotting into the company's Voyager range - known for their excellent performance but, even Plantronics admits, somewhat "call center" appearance - but with the style of the more consumer-centric Discovery range, the Voyager Edge is also Plantronics' first real attempt to reposition Bluetooth headsets as smart wearables, not just accessories. We caught up with the company to try the Voyager Edge out and see what makes it so special.

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Plantronics BackBeat FIT sports headset hands-on

Plantronics BackBeat FIT sports headset hands-on

Plantronics has brought its latest sports stereo Bluetooth headset to MWC 2014, promising no tangled cords and up to eight hours of music playback. Following on from the well-esteemed BackBeat GO 2 earbuds of last year, the new BackBeat FIT uses a flexible rubber headband that can be twisted and scrunched up in a rucksack or pocket without tangling, while a reflective strip around it helps with visibility on nighttime runs.

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Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth earbuds unveiled

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth earbuds unveiled

Plantronics has announced its next generation Bluetooth earbuds, the BackBeat GO 2. The earbuds are designed to meet a variety of needs, and feature a battery life of up to 10 hours. The earbuds are available for purchase as of yesterday from the company's retail partners and online in the US, Canada, Europe, and Hong Kong. Price comes in at $79.99 USD.

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Plantronics unveils new Blacktop 500 noise canceling Bluetooth headset

Plantronics unveils new Blacktop 500 noise canceling Bluetooth headset

In a lot of states, Bluetooth headsets are a requirement if you're car lacks integrated Bluetooth to be able to have phone calls while driving. For a lot of people, what they want is a very small Bluetooth headset that hangs off the ear. However, as many drivers have discovered wearing some of those Bluetooth headsets for a lot of hours a day can get very uncomfortable. Plantronics has a new Bluetooth headset that it has just announced called the Blacktop 500 built with comfort in mind.

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Plantronics M55 Bluetooth Headset Review

Plantronics M55 Bluetooth Headset Review

We've got a brand new Bluetooth earpiece on the review bench today by the name of Plantronics M55, ladies and gentlemen, and this little beast is rather well put together. This is one of many reviews we've done of Plantronics Bluetooth devices, this certainly not the least of the pack - the M55, in other words, is a perfect example of how well Plantronics is evolving in the Bluetooth headset game, taking here a stylish minimalistic form and pairing it up with next-level abilities and a rather inexpensive price point.

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Plantronics BackBeat GO Wireless Earbuds Review

Plantronics BackBeat GO Wireless Earbuds Review

What we've got here today is a pair of earbuds that do not plug into your smartphone - they connect entirely with Bluetooth. This unit is the BackBeat GO from Plantronics, a pair of earbuds which act wirelessly in every way, containing their own rechargeable battery unit inside their nearly weightless body and connecting, again, with Bluetooth to any Bluetooth-enabled device you have on hand. Not one for frills, Plantronics has created a pair of earbuds that sound fabulous and have such a low profile that your only worry will be misplacing them because they're so tiny!

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Plantronics announces Marque M155, its smallest and lightest Bluetooth headset

Plantronics announces Marque M155, its smallest and lightest Bluetooth headset

Plantronics announced today a new stereo Bluetooth headset called the Marque M155. It's being touted as the company's smallest and lightest headset for smartphones, weighing only 7 grams. It also boasts voice recognition technology for true hands-free operation and offers voice-guided pairing for both iPhones and Android smartphones.

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Plantronics and The Infamous Wall of Ears

Plantronics and The Infamous Wall of Ears

Today is Plantronics 50th anniversary as a company.   I was at their corporate headquarters to join in the celebration, which included American hero Buzz Aldrin as a guest speaker.  As a part of the celebration they launched two new products and then took a few of us to see their industrial design labs which included the infamous wall of ears.   This wall is not just famous it is IN-famous (kudos to the commenter who ID's this movie quote.)


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Plantronics Voyager PRO UC Bluetooth Headset and Calisto 825 Speakerphones Announced

Plantronics Voyager PRO UC Bluetooth Headset and Calisto 825 Speakerphones Announced

The folks at Plantronics are celebrating their 50th anniversary by announcing some brand new communication devices, software, and services. Amongst them, two items stand out: the Voyager PRO UC Bluetooth headset and the Calisto 825 speakerphone set. In addition to these two, a Plantronics Unified Communications Toolkit has been announced, "the industry's first" totally complete set of tools, training, and documentation "for expanding the growth of unified communications solutions. Ken Kannappan, president and chief executive officer at Plantronics, notes the following: “We want to end the pain-points that people experience when trying to stay connected at work or home. We think everyone - from consumers to mobile professionals to the business world- should be able to simply communicate regardless of device or location. We want to deliver innovative products with uncompromising quality, an ideal experience and extraordinary service so everyone can simply communicate.”

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Plantronics Plans GAMEFACE Contest for Fabulous Prizes

Plantronics Plans GAMEFACE Contest for Fabulous Prizes

How would you like to win yourself an Xbox gaming bundle, an Xbox Live gaming bundle, or a Plantronics GameComm 777 Headset? I know I would. To win, all we've got to do is put our most extremely amazing game faces on and take a photo - Plantronics are looking for photos taken all around the world of people who show real "gaming fanatic" spirit, they're looking for all walks of life! Starting TODAY (November 29, 2010) and going through Friday December 10, all participants are encouraged to take an in-action photo of themselves that showcases how and where they game.

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Plantronics Savor M1100 and Voyager PRO+ Reviews

Plantronics Savor M1100 and Voyager PRO+ Reviews

Plantronics continues to plug away at the Bluetooth headset market, and while there are plenty of super-budget models out there, the company still reckons there's a higher-tier of premium buyers looking for the very best in wireless performance. Into that niche drops the new Plantronics Savor M1100, which blends voice control with a audio-controlled companion service called Vocalyst, as well as an update to the well-received Plantronics Voyager Pro, the Pro+. Check out our full reviews after the cut.

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