These hands free cell phone gadgets will look familiar to many of you who live in a state like California, where drivers are required by law to use hands-free devices while driving and chatting. Other states are following suite, quickly creating laws that ban dangerous cell phone-related activity while driving, such as texting. For those of you looking for options, you’re in luck – advances in technology have made hands-free cell phone accessories sleeker, smaller, and better functioning than ever before. Here’s the top five for you to take for a test drive.
#1 Hands-Free Cell Phone Gadget: Jawbone Era
This sleek little ear gadget rocks a lot of functionality in a small space. The newest in the Jawbone line-up, the Era hands-free cell phone earpiece actually responds to motion. Just tap on it twice to answer your call, and shake twice to activate its pairing mode. The Era also runs MyTalk apps, which enhance the experience of your call with options like Caller ID by Name, various voices, and voice text messaging. At $129.99, this headset does it all.
#2 Hands-Free Cell Phone Gadget: Novero TheFirstOne
Connoisseurs of the well-designed and aesthetically pleasing will find themselves gravitating toward the Novero TheFirstOne hands-free cell phone earpiece. It’s a gorgeous specimen, and just so happens to be a perfect match if you’re carrying around one of those super-fancy white iPhones. The matte finish tops off the overall look of this solidly performing earpiece, and will appeal most strongly to those who don’t like the look of typical hands free accessories.
#3 Hands-Free Cell Phone Gadget: Plantronics Discovery 975
You want to talk about sexy and innovative hands-free cell phone earpieces? The Plantronics Discovery 975 is where it’s at. With clean lines and an austere, sculpted look, this will appeal to people who don’t love the bulkiness of traditional ear pieces. The innovative carrying case allows you to charge the Discovery while hoofing about, so it’s also an excellent choice for people who are always running from place to place.
#4 Hands-Free Cell Phone Gadget: Motorola FINITI
At first glance, the Motorola Finiti definitely looks like a hands-free cell phone earpiece straight out of The Matrix, and for all of its innovations, it may as well be. It’s CrystalTalk technology does an excellent job of cancelling out every day background noise, and wind noise up to 40 mph. At $129, it is the companies latest, most high-end headset yet.
#5 Hands-Free Cell Phone Gadget: Jabra Stone 2
I absolutely love the way the Jabra Stone 2 hands-free cell phone headset looks – it looks as though it should be purchased at a museum store. Its ergonomic design is reviewed as being comfortable to wear, and it looks fantastic on. It nestles in a little portable “stone” charger, which also looks amazing and gives you 8 hours of extra talk time. You can also choose from 2 styles, glossy and leather, which will give the fashionistas something to blog about with this handsome headset.
Everyone’s got their own preferences – headset or no headset? Obvious or discreet? If you’re rolling around town with a hands free cell phone headset plugged into your ear, leave us a comment and tell us which are your favs, and help others out who are shopping around.