Remember who you're talking to on Xbox Live

Microsoft's new wireless headset works as an Xbox gaming headset and a hands-free Bluetooth device for your phone. Just be careful when switching modes this Valentine's Day.

Video screenshot by CBSNews.com

If you're in a healthy relationship, the last thing you should probably be doing this Valentine's Day is playing video games.

But if you're a "playa" who can juggle Gears of War and a significant other at the same time, be careful when using Microsoft's new wireless headset for the Xbox.

Former UFC champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson learns the hard way in this commercial, which illustrates how things can quickly go from good to embarrassing while using the headset.

The Xbox wireless device works as a gaming headset and a hands-free Bluetooth headset for your phone. Gamers can switch to calls on the fly while communicating with gamers online on Xbox Live.

It's pretty useful. But the problem lies when you forget to push the button from call to game. Before you know it, you're whispering sweet nothings in the ear of the guy you just trashed-talked on Call of Duty. Or worse, you could accidentally tell your girlfriend something raunchy (which may or may not be a problem).

My advice: Don't call your girlfriend or boyfriend while playing Gears of War or Call of Duty, especially on Valentine's Day. Moms are fair game; they'll probably forgive you faster.

This story originally appeared on CBSNews.com.

 

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