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 13-gram Motorola HX1 includes a stealth mode with bone-conduction technology that eliminates most noise and wind. The HX1's ear sensor was designed to use an ear sensor to seal-out external noise; as the user speaks, the sensor taps vocal vibrations and converts them to speech, according to Motorola. In addition, the multipoint-enabled Bluetooth headset features Motorola's CrystalTalk noise-cancellation technology. The headset has a talk-time of up to 7 hours and standby time of about 10 hours.
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.