Of course everyone has seen Bluetooth headsets that you can get for most cell phones these days. I have even been using mine shown t the right for years. One of my favorite books is Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card and in the second book of the series, Speaker for the Dead the main character, Ender Wiggin, speaks to a computer (Jane) through a gem he keeps in his ear. Every time I see someone walking around with a headset, I can’t help but think of that.
While at CostCo returning a broken fan set, I saw a woman in the checkout lane who had two different headsets, one in each ear. I can only presume she is some über type-A person like a realtor, but when you’re not in your car, those headsets just look funny and that looked worse than usual.
Since my current headset is getting a little weak due to a severly aging battery, I’ll probably have to pick up a new one sometime soon. The one Apple made to compliment the new iPhone is quite nice and really small. I’ve also heard really good things about the Jawbone (the demo on the site is very impressive), and the noise cancellation would be useful in the car, but I’m inclined to go for something more compact (and presumably lighter).