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  • Review: Plantronics Voyager PRO UC Bluetooth headset


    There’s a small market for Bluetooth headsets that come with auto-pairing dongles. Some peeps need a quick and reliable way to use software like Microsoft Office Communicator and Skype and so I tested out the Jabra GO 6430 a few weeks back. While I found the audio superb, it didn’t fit right in my ear. Plantronics heard my cry and sent me the Voyager PRO UC. This boy is comfy. Read More

  • WorkSnug opens up – lets mobile workers add new workspaces

    [UK] WorkSnug, the location-based service for mobile workers, has updated its iPhone app (iTunes link) to let users add new locations and even measure their noise levels. The augmented reality-based app connects mobile workers to potential working spaces – coffee shops, libraries, formal co-working spaces and Wi-Fi hotspots etc. – and provides ratings on Internet connectivity… Read More

  • New Plantronics Explorer 395 bluetooth headset cheap, cheerful

    Plantronics announced the latest addition to their product line, the Explorer 395. Designed to be an entry level headset, the Explorer 395 is based off of Plantronics standard design for ease of use and compatibility, but still has the sound quality you’d expect. Read More

  • CrunchGear's "Clean Out My Office" Contest

    This week I’ll be running a “clean out my office” involving a whole bunch of stuff I can’t get rid of and is too valuable to potentially throw away. Today’s special treat? Lots of Plantronics Voice-Music-Gaming headsets with USB thinger for listening to stuff over USB and using Skype. I think I have like nine. Read More

  • Quick Look: Plantronics Discovery 975

    I don’t use many Bluetooth headsets – I rarely drive – but I found the Discover 975 to be a welcome addition to the headset pantheon. Unlike larger – or, dare I say, smaller – headsets the D975 seems just the right size for easy insertion and removal and it is unobtrusive enough to avoid the dreaded Bluetooth Douchebag Syndrome (BDS), a disease that slowly affects… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Fancy Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth headset for $43

    Finally, a Bluetooth headset for men and women of more discerning taste. The Plantronics Discovery 925 is a “fashionable alchemy gold and silver Bluetooth earpiece with distinctive VFrame design.” Selling elsewhere for $80 and up (Target sells it for $130!), regular nimrods like you and me can get it for $43 today. Read More

  • Plantronics laying off 18% of employees, now!

    Effective immediately, 900 jobs have been cut at Plantronics. That means 19% of employees don’t have to go home but they can’t stay at their cubes. Bluetooth headsets are to blame. It seems that the company fell way short of sales expectations in that category and then there is the whole worldwide money slump we seem to be in. Plus, the Plantronics’ bloggers lounge CES… Read More

  • Free Bluetooth headset if you get a ticket for not using a one

    Well, this is awful nice of Headsets.com. If you happen to earn a ticket for talking on your cell phone while driving, the site will give you a free Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth headset. All you have to do is fill out a form and in the name of safety, they you the headset. The small print reads as the offer is only valid for the first 734 claims so get out there and starting breaking… Read More

  • Plantronics Announces Late-Summer Earware

    Plantronics has two, count ‘em, two new headsets — one cancels noise out, the other keeps noise in. The Voyager 520 is a noise-canceling Bluetooth headset “featuring robust noise-canceling technology for business-quality performance”. It’ll set you back $99.99, available in August. For the less-mobile (but still pretty mobile), there’s the sound-isolating… Read More

  • Plantronics Pulsar 260

    I don’t usually get excited about headsets, but the Plantronics Pulsar series has produced a few strong stereo headsets and the 260 is the latest of the bunch. The headset comes with noise-isolating earbuds and a tiny little Bluetooth dongle with microphone. The headset will sell form $109.95 and includes inline answer buttons and fast forward/rewind buttons right on the unit. It also has… Read More