The Bluetooth crazy folks at Parrot are back at it, with their $299 Conference product -- a wireless speakerphone powered by three lithium-ion batteries capable of running up to ten hours, and packing built-in Skype connectivity (via USB dongle, bundled for $339), available second quarter '07. Of course, it's got the the usual speakerphone specs like full duplex and echo cancellation, ensuring you won't hear any parrot-like repetition. They make no guarantees of sound quality after you've put back a couple shots of blue curaçao
... or mouthwash. We're really not sure what they're drinking.