Phablets are fabulous. But they’re awfully large objects to be constantly pulling out of purses, backpacks and pockets. As we embrace giant smartphones for their big, beautiful screens, we’ll have to find new ways to cope with the absurdity of holding enormous devices up to the sides of our heads when we want to talk on the phone.
Some people will just endure the absurdity and use a 7-in. phablet like it was a normal phone. Others will rekindle their love of in-ear Bluetooth headsets. Still others will gravitate toward microphone-equipped earbuds. Some wearable devices will help as well — gadgets like Google Glass and some of the upcoming smartwatches will let you make calls without taking out your phablet.
But there’s another way: Bluetooth handsets.
Wait. What’s a ‘Bluetooth handset’?