Bluetooth headsets eliminate clumsy wires, boost productivity and, with more states requiring hands-free devices in vehicles, have become required equipment for businesspeople on the go. Vendors offer a dizzying array of headsets, differentiated by price, battery-life, weight and clarity. Many of today's headsets are multipoint, allowing use for both desktop and mobile phones. Developers also look to separate themselves from their competition through software or hardware design elements designed
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The LG HBM 900 Bluetooth headset has tri-microphone technology and a boom microphone to reduce noise and cancel echo. The multipoint headset simultaneously pairs two phones. The HBM 900 (which retails for $99.99) also includes automatic volume control to increase or decrease call-volume, based on the surrounding noise-level. The headset has a 4-hour talk time and 150 standby time, according to LG, and a range of up to 33 feet.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.