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Sound Choices

Posted May 5, 2005
Besides fending off possible brain tumors (if you're the paranoid type), there's another great reason to use a headset with your cellphone: So you can hear your own damn conversation. I tested the new ETY-COM Handsfree Mobile Phone Headset with a cellphone while walking down Broadway near Times Square. Thanks to its patented noise-busting technology, I could hear my caller crystal-clearly, and she was amazed that I was calling her from a busy street—the microphone on the little flexible boom was that good at electronically filtering out everything except my voice. I also found that I didn't have to talk in that annoyingly loud cellphone voice; I spoke to her as if she was right in the room with me. The ETY-COM works with most Motorola mobile phones that have a 2.5 mm plug, and there are adapters available for Nokia and other phones at the site below (or at your local cellphone dealer).

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