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BlueAnt V1 Headset Hands-On

Blue Ant Today, we got a chance to look at the BlueAnt V1 bluetooth headset. Another bluetooth headset. What’s the big deal? Actually, it is a big deal, because the V1, unlike other bluetooth devices, is voice-controlled. So you can actually ask your headset to pair itself with your phone, to tell you how much battery life it has left, or to call someone in your address book. The idea of pairing via voice command is pretty neat, because pairing bluetooth headsets can be a real pain. A lot of the time, there’s a single button that turns a device on and puts it into pairing mode so the whole experience can be really confusing. I’d love to just tell my headset what to do. Of course, I can also see myself getting into an argument with it if it doesn’t work as advertised. Joanna Stern takes a closer look at the BlueAnt V1 in the video below. [flv:/flvs/blueant.flv 320 240]

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Avram Piltch
Avram Piltch
The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of Laptopmag.com since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.
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  1. Dave Stubbs Says:

    Wow! THough this may seem like a small interface innovation… to me and to many, it is the “Dawn of a new technological Age”

  2. Miye Says:

    Nice video review of the BlueAnt V1. This bluetooth headset should be good while driving and take advantage of the voice commands.

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