Skype fans use this software to record calls, create an answering machine, auto-respond to messages, and more.
With the Jabra Cruiser2, you get above-average call quality. The controls are readily accessible while you're driving, too, and extra features add to the product’s usefulness.
The K100 delivers decent voice quality and buttons that are a breeze to locate by touch alone. Listening to calls and streaming audio through the car’s speakers improves quality.
This cradle device and speakerphone holds your phone in the car, making it ideal for GPS duties. Too bad its audio quality isn’t up to snuff.
The S3 has five language options, phone-book sync, and dependable audio quality, but it could be easier to use.
If you’re shopping for a portable car kit that lets you bypass pressing buttons for most tasks, the S4 is one product to look at. Expect calls to sound less than perfect, however.
The bulky design of this over-the-ear headset failed to deliver a secure fit, and in testing its call quality fell short.
The Era offers decent sound quality, and working with it requires only a few flicks of the wrist and a couple of finger taps and button presses.
Though this headset offers voice control and lets you choose between two wearing styles (hook or no hook), its call quality is mediocre.
The pricey Motorola Finiti delivers a novel earpiece style and impressive noise cancellation in windy conditions.
The least-expensive monaural headset tested to date is impressive: The controls are easy to reach, the fit feels solid, and the call quality isn't too shabby.
If you rely on your cell phone and Skype, this Plantronics package neatly turns your PC into a Bluetooth communications hub. The headset performs reasonably well most of the time.
A Bluetooth headset or in-car speakerphone lets you talk on your cell phone hands-free. Here's our advice on selecting the most appropriate product for your needs.
Skype fans can use the Pamela Professional software to record calls, create an answering machine, auto-respond to messages, and more.
Use Skype’s monthly subscription service to initiate group video calls for three or more people.
Articles by Aoife M. McEvoy