Bluetooth

Review: Aliph Jawbone and the Apple iPhone

The Bluetooth version of the Jawbone headset from Aliph is one of the best selling and highest rated BT headsets on the market. Though also marketed as the stylish man's Bluetooth headset, the Jawbone is sold mainly based on lofty claims made by manufacturer Aliph about the Jawbone's noise reduction/elimination technology. According to Aliph, this "revolutionary Noise Shield technology combines the latest innovations in acoustics, audio processing and product design to produce a quantum leap in headset performance."

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Outlets such as CNET (who gave the Jawbone it's highest ever ranking for a Bluetooth headset), Walt Mossberg of the WSJ, and the Financial Times have already given the Jawbone rave reviews. Regardless, I was skeptical. You see, I've tried many other Bluetooth headsets that were positively reviewed. However, I've never found one of them the least bit useable or practical. Sound quality is always lousy (both in and out), pairing is often difficult and unreliable, and most headsets are downright unwearable because of comfort or fit issues.

So, I figured I'd give the Jawbone a try.

When the package arrived, I was certainly eager to give it a shot. The Jawbone lures you in with it's

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