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 environmentally friendly Sony Ericsson VH410 -- available in red, silver and black -- is part of the company's GreenHeart initiative, and is made from recycled plastics and finished in water-based paint. Part of the company's Extra accessory line, the 11.6 gram, over-the-ear headsets provide up to 10 hours of talk time and 350 hours of standby time. Users can pair the VH410 with two phones, and operate with all manufacturers' Bluetooth-enabled devices, according to Sony Ericsson.
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.
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