Jawbone UP Android App

Android users finally have access to the best fitness band on the planet

By on March 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

Android users finally have access to the best fitness band on the planet

I swore I would never try Jawbone’s future fitness bands after having such an awful experience with the second-generation UP. But when I finally gave in and bought the new UP24, I quickly learned that it is indeed the best fitness tracking band in the world. Until recently, only iPhone owners had access to Jawbone’s UP24 band because the Android version of the company’s UP app didn’t support the new model. As of Tuesday, however, that changes. More →

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Jawbone UP24 Review

Review: The best fitness band in the world is one I swore I’d never even try

By on February 21, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

Review: The best fitness band in the world is one I swore I’d never even try

The Jawbone UP was the best fitness tracker I had ever used. From design, to accuracy, to the accompanying software, everything about the UP was fantastic… except for the quality control standards employed by Jawbone and its manufacturing partner. After going through five defective UP bands in the course of seven months, I had no choice but to give up on Jawbone’s UP and switch to the vastly inferior Fitbit Flex. At the time, I also said I probably wouldn’t try any future fitness bands Jawbone might release, since my experience with the UP was so disappointing.

Well, it turns out I lied. More →

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