Items tagged with Jawbone

Jawbone added two wristbands to its fitness lineup today. The UP2 is the Jawbone of the people at $99, while the UP4 has contactless payment support for American Express users. Jawbone UP2The UP2 replaces Jawbone’s UP24. And while it’s not the least-expensive tracker in Jawbone’s lineup, it has more features, like continuous updating and a vibration reminder feature. It’s also shower safe and supports the UP app’s Smart Coach, which uses the data collected by the UP2 to suggest behavior changes. For example, it might recommend that you get more sleep if it finds that you get more steps into... Read more...
Apple Retail Stores are clearing shelf space again, and this time three companies are being shown the door: Nike, MIO, and Jawbone. All three companies produce fitness trackers that compete with built-in functionality found in the upcoming Apple Watch product line. The ban on the fitness trackers extends to both Apple’s online store and it brick and mortar locations though the United States according to Re/code. The Jawbone UP24 provides basic activity tracking and sleep monitoring, while the Nike Fuelband allows you to track your fitness activity and share it among friends. MIO’s Alpha wearable,... Read more...
Jawbone expanded its product offerings to include those trademark boxy Bluetooth speaker/speakerphones back in 2010, and now the company is updating the firmware for its JAMBOX and BIG JAMBOX devices in addition to dropping prices on both. You can now snag the JAMBOX (v2.2) for $129.99 and the BIG JAMBOX (v2.0) for $249.99. Updates for the JAMBOX include more crisp and clear phone calls, a Silent Mode in case you need to disable voices and notification sounds, and support for the Jawbone Companion for Android. The BIG JAMBOX also enjoys the new Silent Mode as well as better audio streaming with... Read more...
Jawbone unveiled the Jawbone ERA headset, a Bluetooth headset that features a built-in accelerometer, HD Audio, and a connected app platform. In addition to a 25% larger wideband speaker for HD Audio, the Jawbone ERA comes with the latest version of military-grade NoiseAssassin 3.0 technology for noise cancellation. Thanks to the Jawbone ERA's integrated motion technology, you can "ShakeShake" the headset to enter pairing mode, "TapTap" to answer a phone call, and more. Finally, the new Jawbone ERA features various apps, such as Caller ID that will identify callers by name in a non-robotic voice.... Read more...
Have you ever wished you could send a text, without typing anything? Texting and driving is a huge distraction, and there are lots of times where only a text will do, but actually stopping to type something out just isn't convenient. What if you could simply speak, and a text would be created and sent? That's now possible so long as you have an iPhone. Jawbone has just released the THOUGHTS application into the iOS store, which allows users to easily send quick voice messages to individuals and groups, without typing or calling. The application combines the speed of texting, the group collaboration... Read more...
Well, it looks like another major company is branching out to become even more major. Jawbone is a company most closely linked to Bluetooth headsets. Their "Icon" line of headsets have generally set the standard for fashion and style for BT headsets, but now that's now all that they're interested in. The company has just introduced an entirely new product in an entirely new product category: the Jambox Bluetooth speaker. Of course, there's a distinct Bluetooth link between this speaker and the company's headsets, but that's about the extent of it. It's a wireless speaker and speakerphone, as Bluetooth... Read more...
We've heard of eyewear. Fancy glasses and sunglasses have made a market for themselves. But EarWear? That's a new one! Jawbone has been producing stylish headsets for years now, some of the most stylish on the market. And now they have coined a new term: EarWear. The new ICON headset is a part of the EarWear collection, with four meticulously-crafted designer editions expected to go on sale next month. Cashmere, Denim, Mesh, and Suede are the colors, and they are all new takes on the existing ICON headset build. The EarWear Collection, along with all Jawbone ICON headsets, can be updated with new... Read more...
Jawbone and Cisco are working together to make it easier for employees to move from one device to another throughout the day. The new Jawbone ICON for Cisco Bluetooth Headset can connect to Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones, Cisco Unified IP Phones, Cisco Unified Wireless IP Phones, or Cisco Cius, letting you make and receive calls from all sources via the same headset. The Jawbone ICON for Cisco Bluetooth Headsets is currently shipping with Cisco Unified IP Phones 9951 and 9971. International shipments will begin in October. Jawbone and Cisco Introduce Wireless Headset for Enterprise Collaboration... Read more...
Aliph unveiled the latest version of its popular Jawbone Bluetooth headset. The new Jawbone ICON features a software platform called MyTALK that lets you personalize and update the headset using a website. The headset also features the latest version of NoiseAssassin 2.5 with wind reduction to help eliminate background noises. Other unique features of the Jawbone ICON include the ability to view remaining battery life using a visual icon placed at the top of an iPhone screen. Because the headset supports simultaneous multipoint, you'll also be able to seamlessly switch between two calls on different... Read more...
Aliph has just released a new headset, the Jawbone PRIME, which replaces the eleven-month-old Jawbone 2. Realistically, it hasn't changed that much in terms of looks or size or price ($129.99 MSRP), but it has changed inside. For one, the Jawbone PRIME offers Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, which means multipoint and easier pairing. NoiseAssassin has been revved to NoiseAssassin 2.0, which "delivers an order of magnitude improvement in the noisiest environments (6 to 9dB) extracting even more noise while keeping the user's voice natural." Whereas Jawbones have always used that nub (or Voice Activity Sensor,... Read more...