Essential Gadgets for Road Warriors
If you're worried that your cellphone might be giving you cancer, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has a solution for you: Use Bluetooth.
This gizmo tethers to your cell but uses satellite to send check-in, track progress or help messages.
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.
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.