As an avid exerciser always looking for a better way to track heart rate (HR) during activity, I was elated to win a pair of SMS Audio BioSport headphones from an Intel contest this summer. I tested them head to head with other heart rate trackers and earphones. Here’s my review.
I’m happy to report that the sleep and step data issues with the first release of the Jawbone Up2 have been resolved by the company’s latest firmware update. Their Customer Support went out of their way to contact me and get my issues resolved. Truly above and beyond service. Jawbone published a firmware upgrade (available […]
UPDATE: July 13, 2015: I’m so happy to report the upgrade is finally out and has resolved the major issues I described below. Here’s the latest report: Jawbone Up2 – Firmware Update to the Rescue A rumored firmware upgrade is coming out this week for the Jawbone Up 2 and 3. I desperately hope it fixes […]
UPDATE: April 2015. DO NOT BUY. Device still does not work, even with a new iPhone. App has never been updated in the App Store. UPDATE: Nov 24, 2014. DO NOT BUY. Have had continuous problems with this device not pairing and it has been less than 3 months. Customer service was helpful for the […]
In August 2014, I quit TV for a month. You can read the reasons why in my previous post, I Am Quitting TV for 30 days! This post chronicles the unexpected challenges I encountered, the changes I made, and the conclusions I reached.
Today begins my 30 days without television. It is my sincere hope that after 30 days, I will have broken the hold of this incredibly powerful habit that unconsciously drives me to turn on the TV, and spend hours sitting passively when there are so many other things I would love to do with that […]
Calorie counting apps help you track your daily intake and calorie expenditure. You enter what you eat a few times a day, and an app keeps track of how many calories you’ve consumed and how many calories you have left for the day.
This article relates to the first generation Jawbone Up. The technology and insights it provides have improved tremendously in the last several generations of upgrades. I have become a HUGE fan over the course of 2 years and still wear my Up daily. One month into owning my Jawbone Up, I’m both enamored and annoyed. […]
This article relates to the first generation Jawbone Up product. Several newer generations have since been released. I have upgraded in that time and am now a HUGE fan 2 years later. The technology and insights just keep improving. Top 5 Likes of Jawbone UP after 1 Week 1. Configurable vibration alert when you’re inactive […]