updated 05:45 pm EDT, Wed October 18, 2006
Freebit-H1 Bluetooth set
Norwegian designers Asono have released the Freebit-H1, an extremely small Bluetooth headset that nevertheless has a significant battery life. The H1 can (in theory) run for nine hours straight, and if put on standby, power should last about 200 hours. The operating range is 33 feet. Asono further claims that the unit is so comfortable, product testers have fallen asleep without removing it. Interested North American buyers will have to order online for 84 Euros ($105 US).