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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


2010 Acura vehicles get Bluetooth, XM Radio, iPod connectivity as standard

Acura Bluetooth

Acura is looking to upgrade the experience for customers by adding a few oft-requested features as standard, starting with their 2010 lineup. Look forward to , XM Radio, and even connectivity to all be included. This is definitely a sign of the times, as just about even mobile phone sold today supports Bluetooth, and that can only result in a bit more safety on the road.

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Novero TheFirstOne Bluetooth Headset Includes Tons of Accessories

Novero TheFirstOne

I’m not certain if the Novero TheFirstOne really is the first headset that the company has put out, but it certainly is a good start if it is. 

TheFirstOne features dual-microphone noise cancellation, three-way calling, plus voice dialing with one button press, as well as a talk time of 4.5 hours.  You should be able to purchase it now for about $149 with a car charging cradle, a necklace, a desk stand, a wearable clip, and seven interchangeable ear loops. 

 

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Cricket TXTM8 phone optimized for SMS-only

Cricket TXTM8I believe that there is an entire generation that uses their mobile phone for text messages only, and it would appear that Cricket is prepared for it with the TXTM8. 

The TXTM8, or text-mate, is a messaging phone with a full QWERTY keyboard.  Don’t ask me where that keyboard is in this picture (we’re guessing slider,) but I’m told that it also comes with a customizable homescreen that allows users access to web content such as news and weather.  Other features include a 1.3 Megapixel camera, stereo Bluetooth, a music player, and microSD slot. 

Interested?  The Cricket TXTM8 is available now for a price of $140.

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Solar Sound Bluetooth Speaker from Devotec

Solar sound bluetooth speakerDevotec Industries have recently released the Solar Sound Bluetooth Speakers, a light and portable wireless speakers that can produce “deep, clear sound” while harnessing the precious energy from the sun.

As the name implies, it can connect to your sound-making device via , but a 3.5mm connector is included in case your player isn’t Bluetooth compatible.  It takes about 12-24 hours worth of solar sun time for a full charge, or 4 hours via .  It is good for about 8 hours of continuous play on medium volume. 

Other features include a built-in mic for hands free communication, as well as a touch-screen panel for volume, fast forward, and rewind.  All of this can be purchased at the Devotec site for $79.99. 

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Motorola drops new H790 and T215 Bluetooth accessories

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, Cell Phones

Motorola H790 and T215 Bluetooth headsets

never ceases to work, as they have introduced two new headsets at once.  The first (left on photo) is the H790, with a thin design and dual microphones, and equipped with CrystalTalk technology that will suppress background noise.  The H790 also has a voice prompt that lets the user know if he or she is on mute, the remaining battery life, and even how to pair. 

The T215 works as a black speakerphone that will slip onto a car’s visor, and also features CrystalTalk technology.  It also has 36 hours of talk time, a 2-watt speaker, noise cancellation, plus mute. 

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HP Mini 5101 Netbook

HP Mini 5101HP is following up its 1001 Netbook with a Mini 5101 that features a 7200 RPM hard drive, either a 10.1-inch WSVGA or LED display, Bluetooth 2.0, a 2 megapixel webcam, and options for SSD drives, batteries and WWAN. A USB-powered external disc drive, external speakers or port replicator are also options. Available in July, it comes with an aluminum and magnesium chassis with mouse buttons below the trackpad. Prices start at $449.00.

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