Jawbone archive

  • Hands-on: Jawbone Era review
    Phones

    Hands-on: Jawbone Era review

    By 8 April 2014

    Bluetooth headsets have been around for years, but only now in the age of multiple mics, fast charging and low power Bluetooth 4.0 are they really becoming an all day gadget. Jawbone, one of the pioneers of Bluetooth headsets, has just released its new...

  • A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April
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    A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

    By 5 April 2014

    It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as...

  • Jawbone Up24 review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Jawbone Up24 review

    By 31 March 2014

    We've reviewed the Jawbone Up in its previous guises, so you may already be familiar with this fitness tracker and sleep monitor. The latest iteration is the Jawbone Up24, an updated product that works in greater detail than its predecessors. Up24 works...

  • Jawbone Up24 next gen activity tracker officially wrist-bound
    Sports Fitness

    Jawbone Up24 next gen activity tracker officially wrist-bound

    By 26 March 2014

    Jawbone has released a new version of its Up activity tracker, called the Up24. Unlike its predecessor this new model features wireless connectivity. The original Up, while stylish, required physical plugging into the headphone port of a device in order...

  • Jawbone's Up Coffee app lets you know if too much caffeine keeps you up at night
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    Jawbone's Up Coffee app lets you know if too much caffeine keeps you up at night

    By 6 March 2014

    Jawbone has introduced a new Up app for the iPhone that doesn't require an Up fitness band, and it has only one core purpose: caffeine tracking. Called Up Coffee, Jawbone's new app will monitor your caffeine intake from coffee, tea, energy drinks, soda,...

  • Jawbone Mini Jambox: Big sound, small package (video and pictures)
    Audio

    Jawbone Mini Jambox: Big sound, small package (video and pictures)

    By 18 October 2013

    We've always like the Jawbone Jambox range. The first one knocked us flat with its sound quality, the Big Jambox is a beast of a thing that sounds amazing, and the newest Mini Jambox is an evolution. Smaller, lighter, made from more solid materials and...

  • Jawbone's Mini Jambox Bluetooth speaker now available for $180
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    Jawbone's Mini Jambox Bluetooth speaker now available for $180

    By 1 October 2013

    Jawbone showed off its Bluetooth-enabled Mini Jambox last month in multiple colours, and now the speaker is available for purchase. Costing $179.99 (£110) at Jawbone.com, the Mini comes in nine colours and five designs including Red Doe, Aqua Scales...

  • Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, Fitbit Flex, Misfit Shine, Bowflex Boost: Which sports band to choose?
    Sports Fitness

    Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, Fitbit Flex, Misfit Shine, Bowflex Boost: Which sports band to choose?

    By 22 August 2013

    Finding the motivation to get off the comfy sofa and do some exercise is often hard to come by. A holiday or a shock from the scales might do the trick, but the classic "I'll do it tomorrow" is normally a far easier route. Then again, you might not have...

  • A week in reviews: May 6  - May 10
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    A week in reviews: May 6 - May 10

    By 11 May 2013

    It’s fitness week on Pocket-lint, at least informally, with two reviews of things you put on your wrist that help keep you fit: the Polar RC3 and Jawbone Up. But there were also cars, cameras, a phone and a satellite receiver that blows everything from...

  • Jawbone Up (2013) review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Jawbone Up (2013) review

    By 9 May 2013

    People in the know suggest that we need to walk about 10,000 steps a day, to have any chance of living long enough to collect our pension. Some of us, no pointing of fingers, struggle even with that. With jobs that see us sitting at desks all day, it...

  • Jawbone UP platform announced, iOS app now integrates with Runkeeper
    Sports Fitness

    Jawbone UP platform announced, iOS app now integrates with Runkeeper

    By 30 April 2013

    Jawbone has announced the Up Platform for iOS alongside 10 applications which now integrate with the Up app. The idea is that you can use Jawbone with some of your other favourite fitness apps alongside the Up's own iOS app. RunKeeper and MapMyFitness...

  • Jawbone Big Jambox updated with better audio quality and battery life
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    Jawbone Big Jambox updated with better audio quality and battery life

    By 3 April 2013

    Speaker company Jawbone has pushed a huge update to its Big Jambox wireless speaker, improving on its capabilities. The update is available free on Jawbone's website. How often do you hear of a speaker receiving a software update? The update delivers...

  • Up by Jawbone re-released in UK, alongside new Android app
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    Up by Jawbone re-released in UK, alongside new Android app

    By 20 March 2013

    The Jawbone Up has returned, this time round in a new an improved form. Originally pulled from the market due to battery issues, the new Up promises to make up for previous mistakes with a greatly improved build quality. Alongside the re-release of the...

  • Up by Jawbone fitness band pictures and hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Up by Jawbone fitness band pictures and hands-on

    By 20 March 2013

    The Up was always a very cool idea, and when we reviewed it just before it was first due to launch in the UK, we loved it. The simple design, long battery life and beautiful iOS app all made it a cunning package, and more than just a standard pedometer....

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Up by Jawbone iPhone fitness band sees US release, UK relaunch planned for 2013
    Sports Fitness

    Up by Jawbone iPhone fitness band sees US release, UK relaunch planned for 2013

    By 13 November 2012

    Jawbone's Nike+ FuelBand rival, Up, was released at the end of last year in the UK and Pocket-lint loved it when we took one out for a spin. However, some consumers reported issues with theirs and the only answer was for the company to take a long, hard...

  • Jawbone Big Jambox review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Jawbone Big Jambox review

    By 22 June 2012

    The original Jambox was one of those devices that just surprised everyone. A tiny box that produced enough sound to fill a modestly-sized room. It wasn't cheap, of course, but it was sturdy and had a decent battery. Now, the Big Jambox has arrived. As...

  • Jawbone Up review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Jawbone Up review

    By 26 December 2011

    Get ready with those new year resolutions. If one of them is going to include trying for a fitter, healthier you in 2012, Jawbone is here to help. Jawbone is best known as the maker of excellent Bluetooth headsets and a great portable speaker, the Jambox....

  • Up by Jawbone aims to keep you healthy
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    Up by Jawbone aims to keep you healthy

    By 4 November 2011

    Jawbone, maker of funky headsets, has announced its latest product, Up. Think of Up as like one of those charity wristbands that have been popular over the last few years, except much cleverer. And that's because Up features a sophisticated motion-tracking...

  • Jawbone adds computer Nerd to new Icon HD headset
    Audio

    Jawbone adds computer Nerd to new Icon HD headset

    By 31 August 2011

    Jawbone has introduced a brand new peripheral, called The Nerd, to its new Icon HD headset; the duo teaming up to bring wireless audio from your computer directly into your ear. Sound waves have, of course, been doing this for some time through the medium...

  • Jawbone Era hands-on
    Audio

    Jawbone Era hands-on

    By 11 March 2011

    The Jawbone line from Aliph have always been known for being compact, stylish and equipped with hardcore noise cancellation in the form of NoiseAssassin. The latest headset, the Jawbone Era, features NoiseAssassin 3.0, claiming eliminate more noise than...

  • Jawbone Jambox review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Jawbone Jambox review

    By 15 December 2010

    Pocket-lint would have to admit to being a little suspicious of the Jawbone Jambox when the postie came knocking on the door, device in hand. Part of this suspicion was to do with its size in relation to the claims of its ability to "deliver such shimmering...

  • Funky Jawbone JAMBOX brings wireless portable audio
    Audio

    Funky Jawbone JAMBOX brings wireless portable audio

    By 10 November 2010

    Pocket-lint is always more than a little wary of any company describing its products as intelligent, as clearly it's a huge whopper. However that's precisely how Jawbone describes its new JAMBOX. Not only is the JAMBOX, apparently, the "world's first...

  • Jawbone Icon Bluetooth headset review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Jawbone Icon Bluetooth headset review

    By 3 May 2010

    While phones are currently getting bigger, Aliph, the maker of the Jawbone line of Bluetooth headsets, is currently doing all it can to make its Bluetooth headsets even smaller. But does it still carry the same offering and power as the previous model?...