I don’t find cellphones or smartphones especially comfortable to hold for my marathon phone calls with my friend Leah or my husband while he’s away on a business trip. I purchased the iClooly Phonestand and use that wired handset when I’m making long calls. The Solo Travel handset from Native Union would be great for my husband to throw in his laptop bag for our conversations while he travels. The Solo Travel has a long, straight, nylon-wrapped cord that I actually prefer to the coiled cord on my iClooly handset. There’s a button on the handset for answering/disconnecting calls directly from the handset. The handset is black with a soft-touch finish; the cord is available in red or gray. It has a 3.5mm audio connector for use with your iOS device or laptop. It comes with a travel pouch and a cable splitter if your device has separate connectors for headphones and microphones. It’s $29.99 from Native Union. Adapters are available for phones that use a different headphone connector. And FYI, using handsets like this reduces your exposure to radiation from the phone. Native Union says the Solo Travel reduces your exposure by up to 99% compared to a direct use of your mobile phone.
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