Jawbone UP: Now Available

Track and manage your wellness with a stylish bracelet, iPhone app and site

We wrote about the Jawbone UP when it was announced in July, and spoke with designer Yves Behar about its many attributes. The stylish, rechargeable, accelerometer-powered device may not be revolutionary in its abilities, but like the iPhone it has brought everything together in a pretty impressive and accessible package. The easy-to-wear bracelet keeps track of your activity and sleep, and syncs with an iPhone …

Jawbone UP

Yves Behar on the stylishly subtle accessory that just might add a few years to your life

Today at TED Global 2011 Jawbone introduced the UP, an electronic bracelet clearly born of the company’s design DNA. About the size of a Livestrong band, the UP serves users 24/7, using sophisticated sensors to track movement and sleeping patterns. This data will then be relayed to an app, accessible on phones, tablets and computers, in which users can type in the nutritional data of …

Small Brand Toothpastes

Eight wholesome toothpastes to polish up your smile

As most dentists will tell you, any toothpaste that encourages teeth-brushing is a job done. But as a twice-daily activity (hopefully), knowing what it is exactly you’re putting in your mouth is essential. While fluoride or fluoride-free remains a common debate, for those who seek a more natural cleaning experience, below are eight pastes we scoped out that are sure put a healthy smile on …