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Reviewed by: Carl Nelson [08.26.04]
Manufactured by: Bluetake, DFI, Logitech

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Now that they can be had for under $70, Bluetooth headsets no longer need to be seen as a luxury mobile accessory worn by the geekiest of geeks, or those involved in a mid-life crisis. They are VERY handy to have, even if you only plan to use one in the car.

Out of the three headsets I looked at here, my favourite has to be the DFI BTH-101. It was the most comfortable and lightest, and most importantly it looked the best when being worn. It wasn't without its problems however; battery life leaves a lot to be desired.

I didn't like the Logitech very much at all. It looks absolutely stunning sitting on a desk, but once you put it on, you feel like you should be sitting at a desk telling people how to use "ipconfig -renew". It was also very heavy, and was uncomfortable to wear over extended periods of time.

The Bluetake BT400 G3 was also a very nice unit. It was extremely comfortable to wear, and battery life was superb. It doesn't look as discrete as the DFI, but didn't look quite as silly as the Logitech. I only wish the battery charger worked properly; I don't know how long that charger port is going to last.