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    Bluetooth Headsets

    I'm looking for suggestions for a bluetooth headset, and figured what better place to ask than CycloneFanatic. I'm a complete newbie when it comes to these, and wondered which ones out there had the best value.

    I've got an iPhone and Powerbook that both have bluetooth capabilities, and it'd be nice to have one headset that worked for both, if that's possible. I know there's that whole pairing issue, but I don't know how that works either.

    Hopefully there's a nice one out there that's around the $50 mark, but anything that's $100 would probably be out of my range.


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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    This works well.






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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Wearing a Bluetooth at all times makes you a tool!!

    Just kidding I have one that I use while driving they are pretty nice, but if you have one on at the night club with the disco music on, I'll mock you all night long.

    I like my Motorola that I got for like $45 bucks, nothing too special. I have no insight into what makes them good or not though


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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    I'm looking for suggestions for a bluetooth headset, and figured what better place to ask than CycloneFanatic. I'm a complete newbie when it comes to these, and wondered which ones out there had the best value.

    I've got an iPhone and Powerbook that both have bluetooth capabilities, and it'd be nice to have one headset that worked for both, if that's possible. I know there's that whole pairing issue, but I don't know how that works either.

    Hopefully there's a nice one out there that's around the $50 mark, but anything that's $100 would probably be out of my range.
    Great question. I have been interested in getting one as well, but have never taken the plunge. It seems like there is a pretty wide range of prices on these things. I would hate to buy a cheaper one and find out it doesn't work well, but then I don't want to drop a bunch if I don't need to.

    Hopefully some CFer's have some knowledge and experience with these things.



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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    An iPhone user with a bluetooth headset....


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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Plantronics makes some very good headsets. anywhere from 40-100 bucks.


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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Quote Originally Posted by CyGuy33 View Post
    Wearing a Bluetooth at all times makes you a tool!!

    Just kidding I have one that I use while driving they are pretty nice, but if you have one on at the night club with the disco music on, I'll mock you all night long.

    I like my Motorola that I got for like $45 bucks, nothing too special. I have no insight into what makes them good or not though
    Agree 100%. Nothing says tool like wearing that stupid thing all day long. Get over yourself, you're not that important.

    Additionally I'd go a step further and say if you are one of those guys still clipping your cell phone to your belt,.....don't look now but people think you're a tool.



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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Discussing on the internet about what other people do with their electronic devices and time - that has no impact on others - could also be tool-worthy...

    Sorry I can't be of help, I have not used a headset for cellphones.


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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    I typically use them for work, have tried a couple different brands but always go back to Plantronics. They seem to have ear-pieces that are molded just right so they fit better than other brands. The other brands just seem to have small/medium/large round ear-pieces, where plantronics have different sizes but also different shapes. Plantronics has a model, 665 I think, that has a car charger with it, so you can leave it in your car and it will always be charged. Nice for long trips.



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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Believe me, I hate seeing those people walking around in public apparently shouting at nothing, until you see them turn their head, and a black microphone is protruding from their ear...

    I'm mostly looking for something with multiple uses, such as voice chat for online games and whenever I need to free a hand while I'm on the phone.

    Thanks for the advice, I'll look into Plantronics


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    Re: Bluetooth Headsets

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenny25 View Post
    Agree 100%. Nothing says tool like wearing that stupid thing all day long. Get over yourself, you're not that important.

    Additionally I'd go a step further and say if you are one of those guys still clipping your cell phone to your belt,.....don't look now but people think you're a tool.
    I wear my work blackberry on my belt. Where else am I suppose to keep it? I haven't found a man purse I like yet.



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    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I wear my work blackberry on my belt. Where else am I suppose to keep it? I haven't found a man purse I like yet.
    I don't have a problem with the side pouch or whatever for a blackberry. I usually just carry mine or keep it in my coat pocket but understand what you're saying on that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I wear my work blackberry on my belt. Where else am I suppose to keep it? I haven't found a man purse I like yet.
    Pocket. I've always kept my smartphones in my pocket. I also almost always wear cargo pants, or pants with side pockets, though, so that's convenient.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    Pocket. I've always kept my smartphones in my pocket. I also almost always wear cargo pants, or pants with side pockets, though, so that's convenient.
    Cut me some slack. I gave up the wallet on a chain and the key holder on the belt thing.


    I have such a great body that I like to wear skin tight wranglers so my BB won't fit in my pocket.

    BTW-Does anyone know where you can buy a good fanny pack. I can;t seem to find those things anywhere.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jumbopackage View Post
    Pocket. I've always kept my smartphones in my pocket. I also almost always wear cargo pants, or pants with side pockets, though, so that's convenient.

    Exactly...your pocket. I have a blackberry and have never had any problem keeping it in the pocket of any pair of pants, jeans, shorts, or scrubs I have ever worn.



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