Plantronics' Marque headsets
The flashiest and fanciest Bluetooth headsets can still run you more than $100, and they'll treat you well, but you can get a very similar experience out of a middle-of-the-road earpiece like the lightweight Marque series from Plantronics.
When my Jawbone Era came to an untimely end on a patch of pavement, I replaced it for a fraction of the cost with the Marque. It lacks some of the funky gestures and bone conduction technology of the slick Jawbone, but on a daily basis, I hardly notice the difference. One knock against the Marque is that it comes up a little short in the noise cancellation department, but the Marque 2 improves upon its predecessor, and you can shell out a little more cash for the newer model and still spend less than you would on a fancier headset like the Jawbone.
October 17, 2013 11:51 AM PDT
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