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Sony's Walkman MP3 Player

Thirty years after the first cassette Walkman was introduced, the Sony Walkman NWZ-S738F is now a high-quality MP3 player.


Best BlackBerry Headset -- Ever

RIM's new Premium Multimedia Headset, boasting in-ear, noise-blocking gels, intuitive multimedia and volume controls and impressive audio quality, will please BlackBerry purists in need of hybrid headphones. However, its steep price tag and lack of compatibility options may be a turn off.

CES Audio Innovations Sound Sweet

From fixing the damage caused by compressing your music to creating true surround sound without wires or in headphones, audio companies showed off some rocking ideas for improving the sound quality of music and movies.


Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth Headset

Place this great-sounding Bluetooth headset straight in your ear--the Plantronics Discovery 925 requires no fuss or adjustments.

Nokia BH-804 Bluetooth Headset

The tiny and lightweight Nokia BH-804 Bluetooth headset offers a sturdy fit, but its call quality regularly took a hit well within range.

Callpod Dragon V2 Bluetooth Headset

I found the Dragon V2's sound quality disappointing--and its advertised working range of 300-plus feet does not hold up.

LG Electronics HBM-760 Bluetooth Headset

The LG HBM-760 is a basic and inexpensive headset with good audio quality.

Plantronics Voyager 835 Bluetooth Headset

A slightly more affordable headset in the Plantronics family, the Voyager 835 includes a car charger, but has inconsistent audio quality.

Motorola Motopure H15 Bluetooth Headset

Motorola's compact Motopure H15 Bluetooth headset has a flip microphone, ignores background noise, and responds reliably to voice-activated dialing.

Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

The Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth headset may have a rugged look, but it offers excellent audio quality and a clean design.