• Bluetooth wristwatch with detachable LCD (which doubles as headset)

    Not everything Tokyo-based crap gadget maker Thanko churns out is necessarily silly or utterly useless. The infamous company is now offering a Bluetooth wristwatch [JP] with a pretty clever concept: it allows you to detach the device’s LCD and use it as a wireless headset, for example in case you want to make calls or listen to music. Read More

  • SteelSeries announces Spectrum 5xb and 4xb headsets at E3

    SteelSeries announced at E3 today three new peripherals for the XBox 360: the Spectrum 5xb premium headset, the Spectrum 4xb entry-level headset, and the Spectrum AudioMixer which “allows any headset with a microphone and 3.5mm jacks to function with Xbox 360 gameplay and Xbox LIVE chat”. The Spectrum AudioMixer is included in the box with both the 5xb and 4xb headsets. Read More

  • CrunchGear Video Review: Four headsets enter, one leaves

    For those of you about to rock, I encourage you to pick out a nice pair of headphones. I tested four models at around $100. They are: Ultrasone Zino – $99 Philips Tapster – Price TBA Shure SE102MPA – $119 Klipsh S4i – $99 Which one did I love the most? While they were all special in their own way, there were two that really stood out in the round-up… but I… Read More

  • Review: Tritton AX Pro gaming headset

    Short Version: Tritton’s AX Pro headset makes gaming exponentially more immersive. At $160, you get eight-speaker Dolby Digital surround, which makes the AX Pro a good choice for gamers who want to step up to a serious headset without breaking the bank. Read More

  • Vuzix tries its hand at augmented reality

    A new headset from Vuzix brings augmented reality gaming. What does that mean? This is basically a 3D hud with a camera. It can directly interact with objects you’re looking at – say a block can have its own meta-information that appears whenever you look at it. I’m going to get the boys to look into this one because it sounds quite cool. Release post jump. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Plantronics .Audio 370 headset for $12.99 with free shipping

    Wow, really nice deal on this Plantronics headset at Buy.com — $12.99, down from a list price of $70. I have an earlier generation and it’s really good at blocking out ambient noise. Read More

  • Old-school handset for people who still resist cell phones but realize they’re greatly outnumbered

    I know it’s hard, but sooner or later everyone gives in to the idea of cellular telephony. Sure, you may long for the good old days of old-fashioned, straightforward talk on a golden handset but the fact is, until now, you were left with little to no recourse. Enter the “YUBZ Talk” from fashion-forward France. It’ll apparently run about $50 and they’ll start… Read More

  • Sony's PS3 Bluetooth headset costs $50, seems pointless

    I’m not sure what the idea is here. You wear this ear-thing while you’re playing the regular sound over your speakers? So do you hear the other people’s voices in the headset or in the speakers? Or both? Is this item really necessary? Someone enlighten me. I guess you can buy one if you feel incomplete without one on your ear, like some people I know. Used to know, anyway. Read More

  • 10 Days of CrunchGear: Noki-it!

    This, my friend? It’s a Nokia BH-703. You like? I give you nice price. How much? Free! I could never part with it for that! # Enhanced audio quality
    # Digital signal processing (DSP)
    # Three earplug sizes
    # Touch sensitive volume control
    # One multifunctional button
    # Fast charging How do you win? Read More

  • 10 Days of CrunchGear: Star Trek Today!

    Come and get you some Vuzix AV920. Why? Because you can be the coolest dude on the Greyhound. Watch your favorite movies on the go and play your favorite video games, all in the privacy of your own virtual movie theatre. The AV920 from Vuzix features our best mobile experience yet: a wearable virtual 62” big screen compatible with almost any audio/video device. Ditch your small screen… Read More

  • Sony Ericsson announces a trio of bluetooth headsets

    Joining the list of other products announced by Sony Ericsson at their press event in Singapore are three Bluetooth headsets: the HBH-PV715, 720, and 740. No pricing announced, hittin’ the shelves in Q4 08. Read More