Jabra DRIVE in-car speakerphone launched

Bluetooth headset specialists Jabra today reveal their Jabra Drive in-car speakerphone, an easy to use hands-free kit that lets two devices pair with the unit for safe mobile chats when out on the road. Weighing just 100 grams and measuring…

Scosche launch solCHAT solar powered Bluetooth speakerphone

Though it may seem a long way away yet, the Spring sunshine will soon be creeping around the corner. What better way to ring in the warmer seasons then than with this solar-powered Bluetooth speakerphone? The Scosche-built solCHAT features an…

Bargain of the Week: Jabra SP5050 Bluetooth Speakerphone


Welcome to a new feature on Tech Digest — Bargain of the Week. Each week, I’ll take a look around the web for the best tech/gadget bargain I can find, and report back to you.

Now, there are deals all over the Internet, so I can’t promise to always find the best deals all the time. If you know of some amazing discounts on a product, drop me a line.

This week’s product is the Jabra SP5050 Bluetooth Speakerphone, a slim, plug-n-play speaker that you can use on the move with any Bluetooth mobile phone. Answer and end phone calls, voice dial, automatic pairing, DSP noise reduction, night driving mode, and up to 12 hours talk time…

Celleden launches Bluetooth Anywhere Speakerphone in the UK


Celleden has announced the UK availability of its Bluetooth Anywhere Speakerphone, which is both a portable speakerphone and a high quality car kit.

It features a digital signal processor for enhanced sound clarity, and has dual microphone technology for improved quality of conference calls. It’s compatible with any Bluetooth device, so can also be paired with PDAs and laptop PCs…

Santok releases SP500 Bluetooth speakerphone


Santok has announced the availability of its SP500 Bluetooth speakerphone, claiming it to be the first visor-mounted unit to feature Caller ID that’s automatically synchronised with the contacts list in the phone it is being used with,

It features Digital Signal Processing and automatic echo cancellation, using a technique similar to that found on high-end noise-cancelling headphones…

Motorola unveils T505 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone and digital FM transmitter


Motorola has unveiled its T505 portable in-car Bluetooth speakerphone and digital FM transmitter, offering full hands-free compatibility with Bluetooth phones or MP3 players.

Stereo Bluetooth phones, such as the MOTORAZR or MOTOROKR Z6 will allow music and calls to be streamed to the car radio, while users with ordinary Bluetooth phones can use the T505 to make and receive calls over the car stereo.

The T505 features StationFinder technology which announces where the best FM connection can be found on the user’s car radio. When calls come in, the T505 automatically mutes the music and audibly announces the Caller ID.

We are weak in the face of "digital rudeness"

digital-rudeness.jpgA survey by VitalSmarts has found we’d rather suffer in silence than complain about a loud-talking, MP3-playing, speakerphone-using idiot who’s making too much noise in public.

Only 10 percent of the 1000 people surveyed about “digital rudeness” said they would speak up and say something if a person was being “digitally rude”…