Total waste of money. It stayed connected to my phone for 25 feet, the shortest distance of the five. Inside is capacitive proximity sensor technology that can detect whether the device is in your ear, which lets you route the call to the headset when it’s being used and to the phone when not. During business hours, I used each extensively for making and taking phone calls. Is 5G safe or dangerous? Posted on Dec 19, Be the first to answer. Of the five headsets, it was the most comfortable for me to wear and use; at times I barely noticed it was on my ear.

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Five Bluetooth headsets: Not just for phone calls

It may not be the smallest or lightest unit or have the longest battery life of this group, but the ERA is the most comfortable and has enough features to be a jack-of-all-trades. To turn it on and off, you take it out of the dock or put it back in, which could frustrate people who don’t want to carry the dock around with them. I paired the first one no problem. The ear loop is removable, and the CommandOne works just as well in the right or left ear. The EasyChat connected on the first try with my phone but refused to link with my iPad because the headset doesn’t support Bluetooth’s A2DP audio streaming.

In a noisy environment — driving with the windows down — voices were clipped short with broken words, making it hard to understand what was being said.


Audio quality is a key concern, and with the headset connected to the phone, I made several calls and rated their quality in a quiet office and in a car with the windows open moving easycnat 50 miles per hour. 36 then checked to see if the headset could be used on the left as well as the right ear. The headset is smart enough to terminate its Bluetooth connection to save power when it’s not in your ear.

If I activate the “right” earbud then only music will be played on that earbud despite the “left” earbud being paired already but not activated. Also, it’s the law. The EasyChat comes with a comparatively large Bluetooth dongle for use with laptops, and an 8-in. It is the only headset I looked at that doesn’t come with an AC adapter, which means that if you don’t want to just charge it through a computer, you need to buy a generic USB power adapter. Next, I used the headset’s buttons to take, reject or dial new calls, followed by trying out the voice control features of those headsets that included it.

But without performance, comfort is meaningless. Finally, battery life is important, especially if you’re looking at a full day of on-and-off use between battery charges.

View our privacy policy before signing up. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. The CommandOne’s diminutive size is not at the expense of battery life. I found its audio quality to be disappointing.

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If looks were everything in a headset, the Jabra Stone2 would be a rasychat winner. The EasyChat had a hollow, otherworldly quality, even when I was having a conversation in a quiet place. Posted on Dec 25, Be the first to answer. On top of annoying background static when I was driving with the windows down, my words broke up on the other eaxychat of the call, making each of us repeat ourselves.


At 2 hours and 25 minutes, it lasted 17 minutes longer than the i. Answer questions, earn points and help others 360 questions. For me, comfort, audio quality and battery life are at the top of my list. Tech’s EasyChat was too basic for my needs. The CommandOne offered outstanding audio quality on both ends of a call.

Five Bluetooth headsets: Not just for phone calls – Computerworld

Is 5G safe or dangerous? Please assign your manual to a product: Inexpensive, small and light, Skype app, comes with Bluetooth dongle, comfortable.

Skype is slowly but surely changing our mentality towards voice calling, also video chat, as the service continues to permeate into the minds of mobile users all around the world. In the final analysis, the CommandOne is everything a headset should be: Please login or register. I drove with them, used them while working and made after-hours calls.