Aliph has just announced the Jawbone 2, the highly anticipated successor to the
No longer is there the awkward and unusual springy ear loop; instead you get an optional curved ear hook that's far easier to put on. Also, the Jawbone 2 now has a magnetic charging connector similar to that of the Apple Macbooks. But of course, the best part about the Jawbone 2 is its noise-canceling abilities--it still has that Voice Activity Sensor nub that helps to enhance your voice and eliminate background sound, plus its "Noise Shield" technology has been upgraded to "Noise Assassin" (clearly a marketing term) that promises to eliminate even more noise than the original. For the full shakedown of the new Jawbone 2, check out our review as well as our First Look video. The Aliph Jawbone 2 is available now in black for $129.99, though silver and gold versions are coming down the pipeline.