Jawbone's first attempt failed, but this new UP is redesigned with a mobile application that fixes just about everything I wanted to see. The UP is now a solid device to consider for those looking to live a healthier life.
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Professionals are doing more today on the go than ever before. Matthew Miller and Joel Evans provide you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile gadgetry such as iPads, Android tablets, cutting edge smartphones, portable gaming,
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
With more than 15 years of mobile, Internet and wireless experience, Joel specializes in taking existing brands and technologies into the mobile and wireless space. Joel is currently the VP of Strategy Integration for Mobiquity, an enterprise-class mobile solutions provider.
Jawbone made significant improvements in the UP band and the iOS software, especially in regards to the Eat module. The software is attractive and functional while the band is quite reliable now.
Beats recently launched their new Executive headphones for the traveling professional while their Pill Bluetooth speaker boasts the latest technology. Both sound great and are worth consideration this holiday season.
Beats has primarily been targeted previously to the youth market, but a couple new products are aiming to attract the more mature crowd. The Beats Pill and Executive headphones are great products for the holiday season.
2012 was another busy year in the mobile space and readers confirmed that longer form, in-depth articles were more popular than headline grabbing drama posts.
During a power outage, the MacBook Air was a great power source
Start your Thanksgiving holiday week off with our discussion on the latest in mobile technology. Topics include the Droid DNA, HTC 8X, and Chromebook experiences.
There's a lot to like about the new Microsoft Surface RT. It sports gorgeous hardware, it's insanely thin, has support for external accessories, and more. Unfortunately, for a few reasons, this iteration is just not ready.
SugarSync is one of my favorite cloud service solutions due to the cross platform nature and free storage capacity. This latest update is a significant improvement over the previous version and I highly recommend you give it a try.
The first Jawbone UP was a major failure for Jawbone, especially given they make great audio products. The new UP is supposed to address all the issues, but I'm not sure I am willing to give them another try after having two broken ones in my drawer from the last round.