Bluetooth speakerphones: There's an app for that!

Bluetooth speakerphone manufacturers have begun to bundle smartphone apps and services with their hardware. We've rounded up a selection of these apps and the Bluetooth speakerphones they accompany.

BlueAnt S4 app for Android
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Some have exceptional sound quality . Others have intuitive voice command. Still others pack useful features , such as FM transmission. But at the end of the day, most Bluetooth speakerphones do pretty much the same thing: allow you to make a phone call while safely keeping your hands on the steering wheel.

In an attempt to stand out from the herd and further enhance driver safety, Bluetooth speakerphone manufacturers have begun to bundle smartphone apps and services with their hardware. These apps do everything from read incoming text messages aloud to update your Twitter and Facebook statuses with little more than the sound of your voice. We've rounded up a selection of these apps and the Bluetooth speakerphones they accompany.

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Antuan Goodwin gained most of his automotive knowledge the old fashioned way, by turning wrenches in a driveway and picking up speeding tickets. From drivetrain tech and performance to car audio installs and cabin tech, if it's on wheels, Antuan is knowledgeable. Email Antuan, follow him on Twitter, or like him on Facebook. Antuan

 

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