A wireless option from Plantronics is the Pulsar 590A Bluetooth Headset. The device, about $250, has an adjustable headband that wraps over your head and a puck-shaped transmitter with a wire that connects to most standard 3.5mm audio jacks, including those on iPods, laptops, computers, portable CD players and minicassette players.
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