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How to Buy a GPS Device

Navigating the GPS market can be tough but consumer advocate Amber Bouman can help you find your way to the perfect GPS device.


Maverick Nica Bluetooth Headset

Departing from the typical design, the Nica sits comfortably outside your ear. It's a pity, though, that the headset's call quality regularly falls below average.


A Look at Apple's Multi-Touch Magic Mouse

Apple's newest input device, the Magic Mouse, connects through Bluetooth and recognizes multi-touch gestures.

NTT DoCoMo Sticking to Original 2G Schedule

NTT DoCoMo will be sticking to Original 2G Schedule

Samsung WEP870 Stereo Bluetooth headset

Samsung's WEP870--a mono Bluetooth headset that converts into a stereo unit--tries to give you the best of both worlds, but it's awkward.


Samsung WEP850 Bluetooth Headset

The one-size-only WEP850 headset can be difficult to fit, and it delivers variable call quality.


Plantronics Discovery 975 Bluetooth Headset

Fans of earhook-free headsets will appreciate the Discovery 975, which offers great-sounding calls at both ends of the line.


New Wi-Fi Direct Gets Peer-to-Peer Connections

New spec supports device-to-device connections over the same range and as the same speed as Wi-Fi, but without the need for a hotspot or access point

Contour Design SurfaceSound Compact Bluetooth Speakerphone

This speakerphone delivers dependable call quality, and is the least 'speakerphone-sounding' product of all those we've tested.


Jabra Halo Stereo Bluetooth Headphones

The Halo lets you listen to your tunes without wires for hours at a time--with the odd phone call thrown in. But be prepared to grapple with clunky volume and track-skipping controls.