Looking to fulfill those New Years resolutions? Jawbone's UP is a wristband fitness tracker that works with your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod) allowing you to log how much you eat, sleep and your daily movements. The basic idea behind the UP is that as you quanitfy your daily life, it will help you moderate bad habits and get on a healthier track.
It boasts a 10 day battery life and water-resistant construction so it can be worn during just about any activity. It contains an internal motor that vibrates if it senses you've been inactive for too long. The iOS app is on hand to transfer data from the UP wristband via a 3.5mm jack and display it and other information about your health habits.
The UP is Jawbone's second pass at a fitness tracker (the first one flopped after users complained of a rapid failure of the hardware) and it earned mixed reviews. The biggest drawback, reviewers said, was the lack of Bluetooth, which means that all health details stored by the UP wristband have to be manually input into your mobile device via a physical connection. It's also pricier than competitive products. Still, other reviewers had a more positive spin on the device, praising its design and higher quality hardware.
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