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Holiday Gift Guide 2009: Aliph Jawbone Prime

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, Techies, Under $100

Jawbone Prime

If you have someone if your life that is constantly on their mobile phone, chances are they’d highly benefit from a Bluetooth headset, and the Aliph Prime is the best for the job. You get best-in-class call quality and a cool design (rare for Bluetooth headsets.) Just like previous Jawbones, it’s constructed of medical-grade plastic and has no visible buttons. The Jawbone Prime also brings it when it comes to noise cancellation, including wind noise reduction. Finally, it supports multipoint technology, which means this bad boy can be paired to several devices at one time, which is super convenient. The Jawbone Prime sells for $129, but Amazon has them for $92.74.

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Apple Magic Mouse: Multitouch, Bluetooth, one button mouse

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, Apple

Magic Mouse

The is finally here, replacing the oft-despised Mighty Mouse. So, what’s makes this new mouse so magical? For starters, there are no moving parts, other than the actual button. Yeah, the whole mouse is a button, but you can do the right-, middle-, and left-click. You can also scroll with a swipe across the acrylic surface of the mouse, and it also supports a bunch of the multitouch gestures you are used to using on Apple notebooks, two-finger swipes and all. The Magic Mouse is wireless, supporting Bluetooth, and the battery lasts a whopping four months. You can pick one up today for $69.

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VR1 Bluetooth Headset records conversations

VR1 Bluetooth Headset is the first to record conversationsYou may have never heard of the VR1 headset, but it’ll go down in history as the first headset to be able to record 8 minutes worth of conversations or voice memos. The VR1 also features noise and echo cancelling, 6 hours worth of talk time, support for BT V2.1 + EDR, as well as 150 hours of standby time.  You can purchase the VR1 Recordable Bluetooth headset now for $109. 

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i.VoicePRO 901 Bluetooth headset takes on the Jawbone

i.Tech Dynamic i.VoicePRO 901

I’m sure most of you have at least one or two headsets by now, but here is one by i.Tech Dynamic that is perfect for a noisy environment.  The i.VoicePRO 901 has “advanced noise-filtering software and voice separation technology to provide clear phone conversation.”  If that isn’t enough to make your conversation clear, it also has wind resistance and echo cancellation. 

You should be able to purchase the i.Tech Dynamic i.VoicePRO 901 on Amazon for about $79.99.  Does anyone else think that it resembles a ?

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Microsoft’s Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 is their thinnest ever

Microsoft's Bluetooth Keyboard

Clearly, revealing the Courier tablet prototype was not enough for , as they have topped themselves once again.  This time, the company produced their skinniest keyboard to date, and this Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 is totally wireless. 

There is no dongle included, so make sure your computer has Bluetooth built-in before making the purchase. The keyboard is powered by 3 AAA batteries, while the numeric keypad takes just one AAA. Both will be available in October, $90 for the combo, and $45 for just the number pad, if that’s all you want.

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Sony DRC-BT30P Bluetooth headphone conduit

Sony DRC-BT30P

For those who want a little wireless action for their own pair of headphones, then you might want to get in on ‘s new DRC-BT30P.  It has volume controls, a playback feature, as well as a button that allows you to take your calls. The device will connect to your audio player over Bluetooth, and you can then plug in any pair of headphones you like, for a partial wireless effect.  As you can see, it is available in black, white, pink, and blue.  No price has been announced as yet. 

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Microsoft’s Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 is ultra thin

Microsoft's Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000

Microsoft is jumping on that whole thin-is-in bandwagon with the Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000. As the name implies, this is a -only device, powered by AAA batteries. The keyboard slopes downward, making the front event thinner. There’s also a curved keyboard layout, which refers to as Comfort Curve. The keyboard is $89.95, and the numeric keypad is an extra $44.95. You’ll see these on store shelves in October.

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Plantronics Discovery 975 is a classy Bluetooth headset

Plantronics Discovery 975 is classy Bluetooth Headset

It would appear that Plantronics Discovery 975 has gone for the classy crowd rather than the typical guys who just want the cheapest headset available.

With noise cancellation, wind protection, a nice carrying case, and loopless ear fitting, it looks like it would adorn the ear of the highest of classes, while maintaining the semi-affordable price of $130. You can pick one up over at Amazon.

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Samsung CL95 packs in WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS geotagging into point-and-shoot

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Cameras, GPS, Wireless / WiFi

Samsung CL95

has recently announced the CL65, an intelligent camera that has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS geotagging.  It also has a 12.2 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom, 720p movie mode, HDMI output, as well as a 3.5 inch touchscreen that utiltizes Smart Gesture user interface.  So not only can you shoot great pictures, but you can upload them to Facebook and other sites with ease.  It should be released next month at a price of $399.99. 

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Modula therapy lamp changes colors via Bluetooth

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Misc. Tech, Wireless / WiFi

Modula therapy lamp changes colors via Bluetooth

Okay, we get it, watching colors change on a lamp is supposed to be therapeutic, but aren’t these soothing treatments supposed to get us away from our technology-overtaken lives? Modula doesn’t seem to think so, as their therapy lamp allows you to manually change the colors with a -enabled, device like a mobile phone.  Yeah, I don’t know exactly how it works either, but if you want to find out for yourself, feel free to lay down $281 for it.  It might be more expensive than a relaxing fish tank, but at least it will have less maintenance. 

Read More | Modula via Engadget


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