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Jabra STONE2 the POWER to take calls further

Jabra has unveiled their sequel to their popular Jabra STONE headset, they unveiled its latest Bluetooth headset which is the Jabra STONE2.

The Jabra STONE2 Bluetooth headset takes the incredible ease-of-use of the original STONE to exciting new levels.

The STONE2 headset will let you send text messages, emails, make calls, and update your Facebook page – all just by using your voice. It is the improvement on the original with an impressive feature set.

The headset tells you each caller’s number and you then simply say yes if you want to accept the call, and no if you don’t. You don’t have to look at the Jabra STONE2 headset to check battery level or the strength of the connection with your mobile phone. It will tell you just what you need to know via voice alerts. With the Jabra STONE2 everything sounds great. Dual mic technology eliminates background noise and maintains the natural sound of your voice. You will feel comfortable.

What hasn’t changed with the STONE2 is the pricing, and it’s still a hefty $129.99. It’ll land in AT&T stores from November 21.

 

Press Release:

JABRA UNVEILS BLUETOOTH HEADSET THAT ‘TALKS’ TO USERS, OFFERS COMPLETE CONTROL WITH VOICE COMMANDS

Jabra STONE2 Delivers True Wireless Freedom,
Brings a New Level of Style & Usability to Bluetooth Headsets

Nashua, NH – November 10, 2010 – Imagine sending a text message or updating your Facebook page by just using your voice? Or being able to answer and screen calls with a simple voice command? Jabra, a world leader in innovative headset solutions, today announced a ground-breaking new Voice System with the Jabra STONE2. Recently named an International CES Best of Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree, the Jabra STONE2 received the top score in the Wireless Handsets Accessories category for its engineering and innovative design. The Jabra STONE2 will be available for $129.99 at AT&T* retail stores nationwide beginning November 21, 2010.

“The Jabra STONE has been a very successful product for us – both from a retail perspective through working with AT&T – as well as a consumer awareness perspective,” said Jonas Forsberg, General Manager North America, mobile division, GN Netcom, Inc. “We set out to create something so different and unique in look and design that it would appeal to all types of users. The STONE2 takes it one step further with an innovative Voice System, multimedia capabilities and optimization with a wide variety of voice enabled applications.”

The next generation of the hugely successful Jabra STONE, the STONE2 allows for truly hands-free communication while building on the success of its predecessor and featuring the same revolutionary design. The Jabra STONE2 is the first Bluetooth® headset that allows users to take calls further and easier. Innovative new features allow for easy, hands-free communication including an all-new:

– Voice Control
o Make calls using the sound of your voice (For example, “Call Dad”)
o Answer an incoming call by simply saying “Answer”
o Reject a call by saying “Ignore”

– Voice Guidance
o Hear the name of an incoming caller through the headset (For example: “Mom Cell” or “David’s Work”), exactly how you have the caller programmed into your phone. If the caller’s number isn’t saved to your phone, the headset will read out the phone number.
o A “Connected” audio alert means the STONE2 is paired with your mobile device
o The STONE2 signals a “Low Battery” audio alert when it needs to be charged. Battery levels also appear on the iPhone® to avoid guessing when the headset battery is running low
o The STONE2 talks users through an easy set-up process of pairing the headset to a mobile or smart phone (including the iPhone)

– Voice Enabled Applications
o Utilizing the Jabra World of Apps, consumers can easily and quickly find applications that fit their lifestyle and make the most of their headset experience. With third-party hands-free apps that have been hand-selected and rigorously tested to work with the Jabra STONE2 and other Jabra products, the Portal includes a robust suite of voice-enabled apps allowing users to:
§ Send text messages or emails using their voice
§ Read email messages
§ Update status on social networking sites including Facebook
§ Notify users of missed calls
§ Listen to customized music stations
§ Find a business
§ Get local traffic reports and updates

o The Jabra STONE2 iPhone app provides consumers with not only a product introduction and overview but four “solution videos.” The videos highlight everyday situations where headsets and apps can improve your lifestyle, providing real-life examples so users can chose what is best for them.

– Multimedia & More
o Play music, watch videos, listen to podcasts and get directions from GPS applications with new multimedia streaming capabilities

“The Jabra STONE2 takes everything our customers found appealing about the original STONE – design, style, portability – and adds voice communication enhancements that truly allow a user to be hands-free,” said Michael Cowan, AT&T director of accessories, AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets. “We are pleased to work with Jabra to expand and innovate our accessories portfolio.”

With a shape like no other headset on the market, the Jabra STONE2 elegantly wraps behind the ear eliminating the standard on-face microphone and combining both style and functionality. With a new and improved fit, the STONE2 includes a choice of four “comfort-tested” and ergo-designed ear gels to provide a personalized fit for different ear shapes and sizes. In addition, the wireless portable charger functions as a compact carrying case that fits into the palm of your hand – simply plug your headset into the charger and power-up whenever and wherever you want.

The Jabra STONE2 will be available at AT&T retail stores and Att.com for a suggested retail price of $129 beginning November 21, 2010.

For more information on Jabra’s line of mobile products, visit http://www.jabra.com/buy or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jabra_us. For an enhanced experience with Jabra products try one of the featured applications on Jabra.com/apps.

 

 

 

 

 

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Cobra iRadar Device integrates with free apps,It detects all Radar

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the future of Radar Detection. Cobra iRadar combines industry leading radar/laser detection technology with the power of the iPhone. Connect to iRadar using your phone’s Bluetooth connection to view radar alerts, control settings, log alert history, and be warned of upcoming speed and redlight cameras. iRadar is the most innovative, technologically advanced, and user-friendly detector device ever created.

This high-performance laser and radar detector provides 360 degree monitoring and integrates with a free iRadar apps that goes beyond simple detection to notify drivers of speed and redlight cameras, known speed traps, and dangerous intersections, or basically anything you’ll want to avoid.

Cobra iRadar apps:

• Alerts to speed & redlight cameras, known speed traps, and dangerous intersections
• Displays visual alerts from the detector on the iPhone*
• View alert history on the radar map view
• Control radar detector settings from your iPhone*

 

For me, this is an excellent apps. I love the clean, user friendly, and useful interface. This is a great innovation to the radar detection market! It looks awesome on my dash.

iRadar is available for $130 on Amazon.

 

 

 

 

Gizmodo via Cobra iRadar

Give your iPhone a real flip-out tactile keyboard with TK-421 iPhone 4 Case

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you usually fill annoyed or irritated when using your iPhone because your having difficulty when your typing on your iPhone screen? and If you’re emotionally bonded to the idea of needing a real keybord for your iPhone 4?  then the TK-421 case might be your fantasy

Well I think every iPhone user has just died and gone to heaven, and the BlackBerry is about to a take nap for the rest of the night, because the TK-421 iPhone case with flip-out keyboard is here.

 

ThinkGeek have come up with an iPhone case that conceals a flip-out tactile keyboard that connects via Bluetooth. Rather than using the iPhone’s dock connector, the keyboard is powered by a built-in rechargable battery that recharges using a USB cable. Even though our iPhone enthusiasts are used to typing on glass with no tactile feedback, nothing beats having real old skool style buttons to mash your thumbs on. Now you can have the best of both worlds with the TK-421 iPhone case with flip-out keyboard. This case has a handy built in keyboard that rotates out when needed. Use it for e-mails, texting, apps. It’s almost like your iPhone gained an extra super power!

There are  two models of the TK-421 case, one for the iPhone 3GS and the other for iPhone 4.

 

Expect to pay $49.99 for the kind of bulky, obsolete, snap-on QWERTY keyboard Apple never intended for iPhone. The TK-421 will start shipping around November 18th and quantities are limited.

 

For the product features:

 

  • Give your iPhone a real flip-out tactile keyboard
  • Keyboard flips out for use, then flips back in when done
  • Magnet based clasp keeps keyboard in position whether flipped in or out
  • Increased typing accuracy and speed
  • Works with any app such as e-mail, web browsing, notes, and calendar
  • Completely wireless Bluetooth™ connection does not use dock connector
  • Keyboard powered by built in rechargeable battery, recharges via included USB cable
  • Invented and designed here at ThinkGeek
  • Models available to fit iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4
  • (Please note that the iPhone 3G will NOT work with this case. The OS does not support Bluetooth™ keyboards.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Biometric iWallet Helps Prevent Identity Theft!

Was your wallet ever stolen? Do your children or someone in your household steal money from your wallet while it is unattended?Do you want to conceal your personal information and hard cash in a wallet that only YOU can open and have access to? Devices such as mobile phones and portable media players are very attractive to thieves.

If you answered YES to any or all of these questions, then you need the iWallet! The only high tech wallet developed by engineers that work in projects with NASA. Thankfully technology can help prevent valuable gadgets falling into the wrong hands.

One way to keep your wallet safe is ensuring that no-one else can get to the contents of it – that’s the idea behind the iWallet.

It has a hard case with a fingerprint reader which requires the rightful owner to swipe their finger before the wallet opens up.

Being Bluetooth-enabled also means it can be paired with a handset that alerts the user when the wallet is removed and the connection drops off.

Bluetooth only has a limited range so an alarm is triggered when a mobile phone and the iWallet are separated by more than a few metres.

The inventor, Steven Cabouli, said he came up with the idea after falling victim to a pickpocket.

I was at a busy airport overseas, and someone stole my wallet. I felt so bad, my identity was stolen, everything,” he said.

“It occurred to me to come up with something hi-tech. I looked around, there was nothing out there. So I decided to create my own hi-tech wallet.

So, what are you waiting for? Buy iWallet now for US$ 399.0.

Source: Engadget via iWallet

N-KIA E68-Nokia’s Knock-Off Phone

In all seriousness though, the mobile phone industry could use some innovation like this! Here’s a very interesting fake Nokia handset which is made in China. It looks like a BlackBerry, but it has an insane slider mechanism which gives you a pop-out screen by pressing a button on the phone. It’s awkward, but innovative indeed.

According to some Chinese Citizens, they are impressed by the innovation of this Nokia knockoff phone. It’s maybe the craziest phone yet, featuring a pop out screen which may frighten you. For the tech specs, it includes a 2.2 inch display (240 X 400), dual SIM, dual cameras, FM radio, Java, micro SD card slot, Bluetooth, removable battery and video recording. It runs a crappy OS which supports English and Chinese language interface. The phone supports GSM network only, brings you up to 5 hours of calling time and up to 2 weeks of standby juice. For more info’s and specs about N-KIA E68 visit this site http://translate.google.com/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http://www.shanzhaihuo.com/sz/12599.html

See the one with circle in red?…Just press that once and the pop out screen appears right in front of you. Cool isn’t it. We love the creativity of this N-KIA E68, the knockoff makers did a really good job for the pop out screen. The phone comes with an extra battery when you purchase, and it’s available in two colors, red or black.

N-KIA E68 kinda cool, though if they made to top bit between the screen and the smaller clear panel clear it would be awesome…Thats cool now why didn’t Nokia think of that one ??..=) but I had to admit that this one shows a very nice concept. I wonder why they named it N-KIA..hmmm..maybe because the mobile handset is short that’s why they shortened the name…kinda cool..Thumbs up!…=)

Via Engadget

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