"Let's be clear: Walking around with a Bluetooth device in your ear is pure douchebaggery. There is no excuse for it. That said, it's not entirely unfathomable; the urge to accessorize is deeply rooted in human nature. UCLA cultural anthropologist Mari Womack equates the modern appetite for tech bling with the status symbols worn by Aztec royalty."
Read Ditch the Headset on Wired.