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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Samsung's Modus HM3500 ($59.99) is a convertible-style Bluetooth headset with dual microphones and noise-cancelling technology that also converts to a stereo Bluetooth headset. The Modus HM3500 comes with a removable ear hook, ergonomic rubber ear buds and stereo earbuds. The headset has a talk time of 6 hours and standby time of 200 hours, according to Samsung. The device includes a battery level check, micro USB interface and auto volume control.
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.