RIM BlackBerry HS-500 Wireless Headset Hands-On Review

BlackBerry-maker RIM's latest smartphone accessory, the BlackBerry HS-500 Bluetooth Headset, delivers decent call quality, comfort and a cool music-over-stereo-Bluetooth feature. But its minimalist design and lack of buttons end up hurting overall performance. Here's why.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.