Wear it without looking like a complete tool
That's quite a USP
I've never been a fan of Bluetooth headsets, but Jabra's Stone 2 is one of the first I've tried that I'd consider using regularly. Jabra Stone 2 Jabra's Stone 2: the design is 'boomless'... For one thing, it's more discreet than many of its ilk. There's no big black block poking out of your ear, blue light flashing for all …
That's quite a USP
For 50 knicker you can get a Plantronics Voyager Pro+ which destroys this in comfort and clarity
However the Voyager Pro looks like every other ridiculously obvious Bluetooth headset!
I think you're missing the point of this product.
How often would you be wearing a headset in a situation where your appearance is an issue? I use mine in the office and in the car, neither of which are fashion shows. If I'm about town I just use my phone like everybody else. No-one's going to see you looking like a comfortable goon.
.. than think I'm trying to look like I'm on Star Trek.
i'd rather my headset work and be comfortable. Surely that is the point of them?
The main issue for me is being comfortable with glasses on.
Bluetooth headsets compatible with "HD voice" (a.k.a. wideband audio) are due out very soon. This one looks nice, but given that headsets generally last many years longer than phones, I think I'll wait for an HD set.
..it receives 75% score yet is recommended hardware. WTF?
Good rather than great, and gets 75% ?
Who will be the first manufacturer to produce a Bluetooth headset that is a direct copy of the NHS hearing aid design?
Nobody will think you a tool for wearing one and you can selectively ignore awkward questions !
...I could lose this under my flowing locks...
I can't wear in-ear types (long story), but I would like something unobtrusive like this.
Any suggestions please ? (Sensible ones only :) )
. . . many questions. Since every other review I have ever seen on this piece says they suck in many ways. Pretty, but sucks. How much did you get paid to write this?
One thing I hate about Bluetooth headsets is that while you are walking, you will see people suddenly saying "Hello", then you turn round and see they are talking into space. I used to think there were people talking to themselves, until I heard about Bluetooth headsets,