Jawbone UP3

The world's most advanced activity tracker

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#2 Product of the DayNovember 05, 2014
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Brian Lovin
Brian LovinHunter@brian_lovin · Product Designer, Facebook
We use Jawbone UP company-wide at Buffer to track our activity and sleep patterns. The whole hardware + software integration is quite smooth, and the UP24's wireless syncing was just icing on the cake. The new UP3 looks pretty intriguing - I'm quite happy to see that they're now claiming water-resistant up to 10m which will make this a lot less of a hassle for everyday wear (i.e. washing dishes, showers, etc).
Ria Blagburn
Ria Blagburn@riaface · Founder, GrowBeyond
@brian_lovin This is one of the things I love about Buffer - their dedication to actually looking after the wellbeing of their team on the understanding that it'll make them more productive employees.
Travis Bogard
Travis Bogard@travisbogard · VP Product & BizDev @Jawbone
@riaface Absolutely! Great to see companies valuing the creativity and productivity gains seen through a healthy and active office culture.
Joel Gascoigne
Joel GascoigneHiring@joelgascoigne · Co-founder/CEO, Buffer
@brian_lovin also really excited about it tracking REM sleep!
Max Kirchoff
Max Kirchoff@maxisnow · Dev Director, The Bold Italic
@brian_lovin Agreed on water resistance. I'm so confused at the serious lack of water-resistant trackers. As soon as something comes off my wrist to shower, it might as well be put away in the back of a remote warehouse.
Ty Martin
Ty Martin@tymrtn · Founder, Turf.ly
@maxisnow @brian_lovin Agreed on the water resistance. It's one of the things I most appreciate about my Pebble (but it doesn't replace activity trackers yet).
matt hunter
matt hunterMaker@mh · Designer, Jawbone
Thanks guys! Getting some of the Jawbone team in here to answer questions! @pwinarsky, @rosenthal, @travisbogard.
Paris Rouzati
Paris Rouzati@parisrouz · Chief of Staff, Slow Ventures
@mh Great job! Can't wait to get an UP3.
Simon Bromberg
Simon Bromberg@shimmb · sbromberg.com
Wow, the world sure has a lot of "most advanced' activity trackers.
Greg Gilbert
Greg Gilbert@gregoiregilbert · I make products and run companies.
I'm currently waiting for the 4th replacement of my UP24. The UP app is great (I prefer it over fitbit's), but the hardware is awful and the support pretty bad. So I think I'll pass on that one :)
Nikita Korotaev
Nikita Korotaev@nikitakorotaev · Incubating products @ Glocal Partners
@gregoiregilbert Oh, tell me more. I was the user of the first gen UP. Haven't touched UP in years now. Quite excited about UP3, really hope it can deliver on its promises.
Marc Köhlbrugge
Marc Köhlbrugge@marckohlbrugge · Founder of BetaList
@gregoiregilbert Guess you got unlucky (or I got lucky), because my UP24 works great. Don't use it a ton, but never had any problems with the hardware or software.
Greg Gilbert
Greg Gilbert@gregoiregilbert · I make products and run companies.
@marckohlbrugge hey Marc! Maybe, but considering Jawbone's forum I'm not the only one. I use it a lot, wear it all the time (well when I have a working band).
ryan borker
ryan borker@borker · Founder, Shortlist and Hisabo Tea
@gregoiregilbert Can you get it replaced? Mine broke after less than 2 months of use and I haven't figured out what to do. The sad thing is that I don't really miss it that much. Sleep and step tracking was cool, but if it's going to break every 2-3 months, it's not worth the hassle...
Belle Beth Cooper
Belle Beth Cooper@bellebcooper · Co-founder, exist.io
@gregoiregilbert I've found the support was always pretty good in my experience, but I've had to replace 3 original UPs and 1 UP24 so far, so yeah I'm not impressed with the hardware.
Tyler Howarth
Tyler Howarth@tylr · Designer at Airbnb
But will it detect that I'm skateboarding?