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People will wonder if you stole a side mirror off a MINI Cooper when they see this speaker

on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

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 IUIRead More…


Satechi BT Lite Bluetooth headphones review

on Friday, April 26th, 2013

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 hasRead More…


BRAVEN Six Series Speakers – Recharge your music…and phone.

on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

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 passiveRead More…


iHome iDM15 Rechargeable Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Speakerphone for iPad/iPhone/iPod Review

on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

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,Read More…


Plantronics introduces the K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

on Sunday, September 19th, 2010

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-carRead More…


Atomic9 Bluetooth Wristband Speakerphone Review

on Monday, September 13th, 2010
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews

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 toRead More…


Bluetooth headset not your thing? How about a wristband?

on Thursday, July 29th, 2010
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News

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 $99.99Read More…


Moshi Announces Voice Control Bluetooth Car Speakerphone

on Thursday, June 10th, 2010

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 theRead More…


ZOMM Speaks, Alerts and Protects

on Saturday, June 5th, 2010
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News

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


Novero TalkyOne Bluetooth Speakerphone Review

on Friday, May 7th, 2010
Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews

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 barRead More…

Green speakerphone – Scosche solCHAT

on Thursday, August 27th, 2009
Posted in: Car Gear

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 solarRead More…


Taurus LCD Bluetooth Visor Kit and Speakerphone Review

on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
Posted in: Car Gear

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.


Blackberry Visor Mount Speakerphone VM-605 Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
Posted in: Car Gear, Wireless

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 toRead More…


Parrot MINIKIT Chic Bluetooth Speakerphone Review

on Tuesday, July 7th, 2009
Posted in: Wireless

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.