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Latest Jawbone Headset Adds Apps and More

Boot Camp feature for Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The latest Jawbone from Aliph. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. When it comes to Bluetooth headsets...some people love ‘em....some hate ‘em....and some don't really like them but wear one to avoid a ticket for holding a phone while driving. Aliph is making Bluetooth both stylish and more fun with its new Jawbone Icon line. It looks good, sounds good....and by linking it up with your PC...you can download different voices...and apps to the headset. Executive director of product strategy Travis Bogard....


"For instance, one of those dial apps lets you actually post to Twitter and listen in on your Twitter feed. Or you can send a text message to someone...all using your voice."

Some of the apps require service subscriptions. The different downloadable voice styles for the headset...are free. The Jawbone Icon sells for under a hundred dollars. You can find more at Jawbone.com. You can find us...this week with the chance to win a free copy of Corel's new X3 photo and video software....at BootCamp.com. I'm Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Mobile Devices | Gadgets