3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > General chatter

General chatter Because life isn't just about dieting. Play games, jokes, or share what's new in your life!

Thread Tools
Old 09-08-2013, 09:14 PM   #1
Senior Member
Smiling_Sara's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,108

S/C/G: 278/see ticker/150

Height: 5'4

Default Bluetooth Questions from a bluetooth dummy

Please help me understand exactly the pros to a bluetooth. What can I exactly do with one. What are some good brands. I have zero idea how to even use these things, but I like the idea of hands free talking. Please educate me.
Smiling_Sara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2013, 11:41 PM   #2
beautiful bright soul :)
belovedspirit's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Earth ♡
Posts: 669

S/C/G: 296 / 171 / 150


Reached onederland December 31, 2013!
Became 'overweight' on July 29, 2014!
belovedspirit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2013, 03:36 AM   #3
Senior Member
Buffinlovin's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 261

S/C/G: 221/196.3/130

Height: 5'2


I worked for t-mobile for 5 years (but have been out for just over a year, so some of my info may be out of date), and I worked a lot with bluetooth

Definitely the biggest pro is the handsfree talking. In many states police officers can pull you over for talking on your cell phone, so this will protect you from that. There are also many styles...some are just like earbuds that tuck in your ear, some have clasps that go around your ear, some even can connect to a headband-type structure.

Some of the downsides is that the initial sync between the bluetooth device and the phone/car can be tricky. The sync process isn't the same on all devices, and sometimes car manufacturers have certain ways you have to sync it and the bluetooth has certain things and it's like a song and dance to get it connected. It's also not uncommon to have the pairing get "lost", where you have to do the initial sync over again occasionally. It's important to really read the instructions, both for the bluetooth device, but also for the device you are connecting it to. If you don't have the original paperwork/manuals, a google search will usually pull up basic instructions and most likely a youtube video

Some manufacturers I've worked with are Jawbone, Samsung, Motorola and Plantronics. I've never personally used a Jawbone, but the customers I worked with always loved theirs. I really liked the quality of Samsung's products, but I found Motorola to have more information/help available on their website (including a walkthrough on how to sync, with pictures of each step), and the quality of Motorola's bluetooth devices on on par with Samsung. Plantronics were decent, I haven't used them in a while to see how the quality is. They didn't have anything that stood out from the others at the time I did use them, so my feelings on their products were "meh" at best.

Like I said, it's been a bit since I've worked with any of these products, so take the info with a grain of salt Hope it helps!
Started Weight Watchers May 5th, 2013
Started MyFitnessPal June 23, 2013
"Rather than aiming for being perfect, just aim to be little bit better today than you were yesterday"

http://raidingobesity.blogspot.com/ A Gamer's Journey of Weight Loss
First goal: 210 lbs-5% of body weight-achieved 6/24/13
Second goal: 199 lbs-10% of body weight and ONEderland!-achieved 8/20/13
Third goal: 175 lbs-high school graduation weight!
Buffinlovin is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:19 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2