Jawbone UP Gets Back on Track

The activity monitor gets slimmer bands, new colorways, but most importantly: a much-needed firmware update

Released earlier this spring, the new generation of Jawbone UP products (2, 3 and 4, the latter which includes contactless AmEx payments on top of heart rate and temperature tracking) offered a favorable initial impression, but after a few weeks, we retired the UP3 from our arm line-up due to some unacceptable usability issues. A double-tap gesture was required to switch between activity and sleep …

Jawbone UP 2, 3, 4

The latest suite of activity trackers gets more comfortable, more robust and a bit surprising

Jawbone, an early mover in the wearable fitness tracker category, today announced two new products and shared updates on a third. The UP2 replaces the UP24, the UP3 adds cardiovascular and temperature tracking and the UP4 layers in contactless payments through an unexpected American Express partnership. Though many anticipate the first deliveries of Apple Watch later this month, the UP (and similar devices) remains relevant …

Jawbone ERA

The brand returns to their roots with an exciting and effective new headset

We’d all but given up on wireless headsets. As convenient as it is to be hands-free, many devices are clunky, too heavy and occasionally ineffective. With today’s release Jawbone is changing all that. Having mastered the quantified self movement, the tech brand is returning to their headset roots and upping their game with all that they’ve learned along the way. Their latest, the ERA, is …