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Stereo Bluetooth headset cuts the cord for $57.99

(Credit: Plantronics) In the perfect utopia that exists only inside my head, all cell phones and MP3 players incorporate A2DP, also known as stereo Bluetooth. As a result, they’re all compatible with stereo Bluetooth headsets like the Plantronics Voyager 855, which CNET rated 8/10, and which Newegg currently has on sale for $57.99, shipped. …

 
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RIM seeks patent for angled Blackberry keyboard

Just when you’ve gotten to the point where you can type on your BlackBerry upside down in the dark, they’re thinking about changing the keyboard. Would you want to type on an angled Blackberry keyboard? (Credit: PTO [via ZDnet]) A patent application filed on behalf of Research in …

 
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'Consumer Reports' rates the best cell phones

Consumer Reports has put out its regular list of the best cell phones and carriers. Though this time around, I’m more in agreement with the results, like last year there were a few phones on the list I didn’t love quite as much. And I’m surprised again …

 
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Cook up your own iPhone ringtones

iPhone’s aren’t cheap and music isn’t either. In this Insider Secrets video, CNET Associate Producer Randall Bennett shows you shortcuts for producing your own iPhone ringtones. He gets a little help from iTunes for Windows or Mac, GarageBand for Mac, and Audacity for Windows and Mac, our …

 
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The best and worst of cell phones in 2007

It's a winner. (Credit: Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks) It's not. (Credit: Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks) Time may choose its person of the year, but here at CNET we take our time compiling lists that really matter. So recently I joined with my fellow cell phone reviewers …

 
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MetroPCS releases the Samsung r410 QWERTY phone

Samsung r410 (Credit: Samsung) MetroPCS isn’t exactly known nationwide as a carrier of stylish phones, but it looks like that may be about to change. It just announced the Samsung r410, which appears to be quite an attractive phone with a full QWERTY keyboard. Similar to the LG Rumor, …

 
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This week in cell phones at the FCC

Nokia 6500s (Credit: i-tech.com.au) Only the most passionate cell phone geeks know that the Federal Communications Commission holds a treasure trove of information on upcoming handsets. Because the FCC has to certify every phone sold in the United States, not to mention test its SAR rating, the agency’…

 
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Sprint ends three charges, adds two more

As any cell phone user can attest, a number of taxes and fees always make into your carrier bill. Though the archaic federal excise tax ended last year, the remaining charges can still add an extra $10 to your bill each month. While the surcharges are standard across almost all …

 
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Helio brightens its YouTube offering

To use the worst of bad plays on words, YouTube has thrown itself into the Ocean: Youth-oriented mobile carrier Helio announced Wednesday that it has souped up the YouTube video offerings for its Ocean handset. Owners of the double-keyboard smartphone are now able to upload videos to the Google-owned service …

 
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Goldman Sachs: New iPhones, Apple TV for 2008

We had a pretty good idea that a new iPhone would be coming in 2008, but what will it look like? A report from Goldman Sachs Wednesday spotted by AppleInsider doesn’t exactly shed much more light on that subject, but says that Apple is gearing up to deliver two …

 
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LG Voyager grabbed the most Web eyeballs last month

I’m number one! (Credit: Verizon Wireless) It appears the the LG Voyager had a very good November. According to a study conducted by Compete, a Boston-based Internet analytics company, the Voyager was the most-shopped cell phone during the last month. While Compete’s definition of “most shopped” is a …

 
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Officially unlocked iPhones not really unlocked

Before plunking down 650 euros (about US$965) for an “unlocked” French iPhone, take note: the device retains a country lock meaning that it will only allow use of SIM cards for carriers that operate in France according to our friends at iPhone Atlas. In other words, you can’t …

 
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