Tag Archives: Jawbone UP

What’s going on at Jawbone?

Almost four years after a Jawbone UP got us hooked on wearable tech, we’ve got a ‘new’ UP3 smart wristband. Our return to Jawbone made us wonder what is going on at

Decluttering my wrist (or why I sold my Apple Watch)

We’ve cleared house and gotten rid of non-essential wearables. That meant disposing of everything that doesn’t work – or that we couldn’t find a use for. What’s gone into the recycling First

Fitbit and Jawbone fight to stem tide of in-field failures

Judging by the volume of tweets to their Support accounts on Twitter, leading smart wristband makers Fitbit and Jawbone are both fighting to stem the tide of in-field failures of their smart wristbands. We’re

And our Fitbit replacement? A Fitbit

It was a tough decision from a strong field of candidates, but we think the decision has been made – for now, the replacement for our recently-deceased Fitbit Flex is … another

Death of a Fitbit Flex

So long then, Fitbit Flex. After tirelessly tracking more than 4.5 million steps, my Flex was declared dead this afternoon. Flex, during our short time together, you counted more than 4,591,000 of my

Final rays from the first-generation Shine?

It always signals the beginning of the end: The special edition model packed with all imaginable extras, to help sustain a product’s position in the market just a little longer. In the automotive

2015: Truly the year of wearable tech?

One year ago, pundits declared that we were entering the so-called Year of Wearable Technology. Here at Wearable Tech Watch, we’d say these predictions were not wrong, but just a year early,

The latest glut of trackers: Not quite smart enough for smartwatch status

As Fitbit builds out its range of wearable technology, it has wisely decided not to call its new flagship product, the Surge, a smartwatch, but a "fitness super watch".

New Misfit Flash: Savior of the (Wearables) Universe*?

Wearable price war ahoy: Does the brightly-colored $49.99 Misfit Flash signal a race to the bottom?

The wristwatch strikes back

Technically speaking, the Withings Activité is a smartwatch – but don’t expect to use it to read your mails. On the surface, the Activité is a stylish unisex watch. Under the face,