Jawbone

  • Jawbone Sends The Up24 Abroad

    Jawbone Sends The Up24 Abroad

    The Jawbone Up24 is no longer exclusive to the U.S. market. The wireless Jawbone fitness tracker is now available in 29 markets around our blue marble including in the UK, China and Japan. Previously, only the company’s original Up was officially available outside the U.S. Read More

  • The Jawbone UP24 Finally Gets Android Support

    The Jawbone UP24 Finally Gets Android Support

    Finally. The Jawbone UP24 now works with Android phones. The wireless UP fitness tracker launched in late 2013 and has so far only worked with iOS devices. But not anymore. The company just released the UP 3.0 Android app, which features all but the most recently added bells and whistles found in the iOS app. Most notably, the Jawbone app now allows data collected by the UP24 to sync wirelessly… Read More

  • Addicted To Caffeine? Jawbone’s Latest App Can Help

    Addicted To Caffeine? Jawbone’s Latest App Can Help

    Caffeine is a horrible, terrible, gosh-darn-awful part of my daily life. Two cups in the morning. I’m addicted. So are many of you. We need caffeine in our blood to function. Or at least we think we do and Jawbone’s latest smartphone app will help monitor and better understand a person’s caffeine intake. You know, science. Called UP Coffee, the free iOS app allows lets a… Read More

  • Is Jawbone Apple And Google’s Biggest Threat?

    Is Jawbone Apple And Google’s Biggest Threat?

    Long before there were wearable devices, there was Jawbone. The brainchild of founder and CEO Hosain Rahman, the hardware and gadgets manufacturer is now a multi-billion-dollar company that is becoming a personal electronics powerhouse and brand. Read More

  • The Wearables Market Is Wear It’s At

    The Wearables Market Is Wear It’s At

    Basis Science may not have two turnables and a microphone, but the company may have a deep-pocketed new owner in Intel (should the deal go through). On the heels of its market merry-go-round and possible sale we thought it might be nice to take a quick look at some of the big winners, losers and in-betweeners in wearables. So far this year GoPro, which has a fancy portable (some would say… Read More

  • Jawbone Looks To Pick Up $250M From Rizvi Traverse At $3.3B Valuation

    Jawbone Looks To Pick Up $250M From Rizvi Traverse At $3.3B Valuation

    As the wearable tech space hits a boiling point, Jawbone is pressing onward and upward with a new $250 million investment led by Rizvi Traverse Management on the horizon, according to a report. The maker of the Up wristband, a fitness tracker that pairs to a user’s smartphone, is looking to secure the nine-digit round at a $3.3 billion valuation. According to Re/Code, general partner… Read More

  • Atlas Wearables, A Hardware Battlefield Finalist, Sails Past Its Crowdfunding Goal

    Atlas Wearables, A Hardware Battlefield Finalist, Sails Past Its Crowdfunding Goal

    You get funding, you get funding, everyone gets funding! Just two short weeks after launching, Atlas Wearables joins The Pocket Drone as the latest Hardware Battlefield company to hit its fundraising goal. Read More

  • Jawbone Streamlines Its Headset Offering With The New Era

    Jawbone Streamlines Its Headset Offering With The New Era

    Bluetooth headsets, as anyone without a popped collar will tell you, are often items of last resort for the average cellphone user. But Jawbone makes pretty good ones, and their new Era headset aims to be their best yet. More importantly, the company that helped define the headset market alongside its competitor Plantronics has cut its product line and is releasing the Era as its only headset… Read More

  • Jawbone’s UP Fitness Band Finally Goes Wireless With UP24

    Jawbone’s UP Fitness Band Finally Goes Wireless With UP24


    While Jawbone’s UP fitness tracking wristband has always seemed to be relatively popular (at least around these parts), it’s done so despite one obvious quirk: in a world full of wirelessly-syncing competitors like the Nike Fuelband and the Fitbit, the UP needs to be plugged in to be synced. Not anymore. This morning, Jawbone launched a new version of the UP called… Read More

  • Apple Product Placement Architect Suzanne Lindbergh Confirms Departure To Jawbone

    Apple Product Placement Architect Suzanne Lindbergh Confirms Departure To Jawbone

    Apple executive Suzanne Lindbergh, who has been with the company for 25 years, confirmed via email today that she has accepted a new position with speaker and Bluetooth accessory maker Jawbone. The marketing specialist had the official title of “Worldwide Director of Buzz Marketing” at Apple, which put her in charge of making sure Apple products showed up front-and-center in both… Read More

  • Jawbone Hires Its First VP Of Data To Focus On The Intersection Of Wearables, Quantified Self And Personalized Health

    Jawbone Hires Its First VP Of Data To Focus On The Intersection Of Wearables, Quantified Self And Personalized Health

    Jawbone has made a key hire that shows some of the direction the company is headed towards when it comes to the quantified self and wearables development. The developer and manufacturer of the fitness device UP has brought on Monica Rogati, who was formerly a senior data scientist at LinkedIn, to be the company’s first VP of data. Read More

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