Deal Alert: Plantronics .Audio 476 DSP Portable USB Headset

plantronics-audio 476This morning I have found that sellout.woot.com is offering the Plantronics .Audio 476 DSP Portable USB Headset for a rather impressive $14.99! This offer, which is available for one week or while supplies last, is for new devices, not refurbished goods. The MSRP is $49.99.

The .Audio 476 is described as “for laptops” which implies two things; the design folds down for easier transport, and the cable is not especially long. The specs list the cable as 6.5 feet. The specs also indicate that the headset is more than capable of HDVoice.

$15 is pretty cheap for a decent USB headset. I must admit that I am tempted, even if it’s just to have a spare headset in a drawer.

Philips DECT Phones: Fail!

After a few weeks of use we’ve decided that these Philips DECT phones we acquired on WOOT.COM have just got to go. At $49 for a set of four handsets they were certainly inexpensive so I’m not all that upset. There are simply too many things about the devices that are source of frustration, so I’m once again shopping for alternatives. I should know better than to make impulse purchases. I’m such a sucker for new gadgetry.

What is the cause our frustration? So kind of you to ask….

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