speakerphone

iUi-mini-cooper-style-speaker

These cute little speakers from iUi look like someone pulled a side mirror off someone's MINI Coooper and turned it into a speaker.  They connect wirelessly to your audio device through Bluetooth (AAC and apt-X Codec) or NFC; if your device has neither, the speakers also have a 3.5mm aux-in jack on the back.  The IUI [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News
btlite1

Sometimes you really don't want to be tethered by wire to your phone or MP3 player, and these days Bluetooth speakers and headphones are commonplace. Satechi was good enough to send us a pair of the BT Lite Headphones to review.  Now I'm used to being "Wired for Sound", and I figured surely being wireless has [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
braven

Braven has just announced the Braven Six Series range of portable speakers.  Measuring in at 6.3 in. x 2.5 in. x 1.8 in. (16 cm x 6.5 cm x 4.6 cm) and weighing between 11.6oz/330g and 12.6oz/360g, each speaker is constructed of durable aluminum.  Each unit has two custom extended-range drivers and left and right channel passive [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Bluetooth Gear, News
ihome-idm15-speakers-1

Almost every portable device available today has the capability to play music, and everywhere you look, you'll see someone with earphones tuning out the world.  Earphones are great, but sometimes you want to listen to music without feeling so isolated or you want to share your music with others.  Many devices have built-in speakers now, [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
plantronics-k100

We all know that making and answering calls with a mobile phone while driving distracts you from the task at hand - actually driving the vehicle. Solutions to this problem include various hands-free systems like Bluetooth headsets and speakerphones. Plantronics has just introduced a new addition to the last category. It's the K100 Bluetooth in-car [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Car Gear, News
atomic9-wristband-1

We all know that due to safety reasons, we shouldn't talk on cellphones when we're driving. That's why some states have instituted laws that prohibit holding a phone up to the side of your head to talk while driving. They require hands-free devices like visor mounted speaker phones and Bluetooth headsets. Today I want to [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
atomic9-wristband

The Bluetooth Wristband Speakerphone from Atomic9 is an alternative to wearing a Bluetooth headset or using a clip on visor speakerphone for your car. This one features audio caller ID, voice activated commands, vibration and sound alert options, up to 4 hours of talk-time and 160 hours of stand-by time. It's available now for $99.99 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News
moshi-speakerphone

I'm a big fan of the Moshi voice controlled alarm clock and now they are offering a voice controlled Bluetooth car speakerphone. Just say "Hello Moshi" to activate 13 voice control commands that allow you to set up five speed dials, ask for a list of commands, call back the last incoming call, check the [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Car Gear, News
zomm

ZOMM is a multi-function gadget that can fit in your pocket. It is a wireless leash for your cellphone, that will signal with an audible alarm when you're too far away from your phone, thus preventing lost phones. It also functions as a small handsfree speaker phone. The price isn't bad either at $79.99

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News
novero-talkyone-7

Are you ready to go hands free but don't want to stick a Bluetooth headset in your ear? I feel the same way. That's why I'm trying to find the best Bluetooth speakerphone. We've reviewed different speakerphones here on The Gadgeteer before, but the one I am going to show you today raises the bar [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews

If you don't like using Bluetooth headsets, but want a handsfree alternative for your mobile phone while driving, you might want to check out the new solCHAT speakerphone from Scosche. All the typical speakerphone features are accessed by an easy 3 button interface, but the main difference with this Bluetooth device is the integrated solar [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear
IMG_0753

There are dozens of hands-free kits on the market, but the Taurus from Mobilefun distinguishes itself with several unique features, one of which could cause your insurance rates to go up.  I'm going to take the unit for a test drive in my Taurus (the car) and I'll let you know the results. Most of [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear
visor-vm-605

The Blackberry Visor Mount Speakerphone (VM-605) is a pretty, slick new device from RIM that combines a hands-free speakerphone with an FM transmitter to let you hear your Blackberry over the car's speakers. In appearance and function, it is a piece of art. Besides a hands-free speakerphone, it is also billed as your gateway to [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, Wireless
parrot-minikit-chic-1

If you're not a fan of Bluetooth headsets, but still wish to remain hands free while driving, there is an alternative - speakerphones. One such device is the Parrot MINIKIT Bluetooth speakerphone. Let's take it for a spin. The Parrot MINIKIT is a visor mounted speaker / microphone that is available in a Chic and [...]

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Posted in: Wireless