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. Read More
Review: Basis Peak – Fitness and Sleep Tracker
Jawbone Up2 – Firmware Update to the Rescue
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 through the latest version of the Up2/3/4 app) that not only improves device battery life, but also solves some of the early glitches I reported in my earlier blog post. Read More
How to Pick the Best Calorie Counter App
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. Read More
Top 5 Likes and Dislikes of the Jawbone UP, after one week
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
The UP has a configurable alert that makes it vibrate after a period of inactivity during the daytime. Read More