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Jawbone makes UP app cross-platform for devices, wearables

Fitness company Jawbone has announced that their health app UP will now be compatible across platforms and across different devices as well, including smartwatches and wearables. They will also be releasing an open-device connectivity framework later on to enable OEMs to create products that will be able to connect to the app through Bluetooth, Smart or WiFi. This means that more people will be able to use the activity and lifestyle-tracking app.

Jawbone app now able to link with other devices

When Jawbone fitness wristbands hit the market in 2012, you could only link them with proprietary Jawbone-created apps – which was quite understandable at any rate, as people had no problem using the app on their iPhones and Android devices. In a surprising move, Jawbone has announced that it is opening up its API to the sensors in Android, iOS, and WP 8.1 devices.

Jawbone UP 3.0 app update adds UP24 Bluetooth sync

Jawbone has released v3.0 of the UP app for Android. This latest release of the UP app is available by way of the Play Store, and ultimately, this means the UP24 lifestyle tracker is now available to Android users. The data collected by the UP24 will sync wirelessly with your Android device, using a Bluetooth connection.

Jawbone Mini Jambox unveiled with Android companion app

Jawbone unveiled the original Jambox speaker back in 2010 and since then we have also seen the introduction of the Big Jambox. Those two are selling for $179 and $299 respectively and as of today it looks like a third model is joining the Jambox lineup. This latest is the Jambox Mini and it will be available for pre-order beginning today.

Jawbone UP joins the Android Community with official app

Today you'll be able to join the masses of health-conscious Jawbone UP device-wearers with your own Android-based app. This device in the past was only working with an iOS app for the iPhone and/or iPod touch, and today's push allows the Jawbone crew to team up with the millions of Android users out there in the wild - in the cold, dark wild. If you're not able to see the Jawbone UP app in the Google Play app store right this minute, you'll be able to see it soon - it's on the way!

Jawbone BIG JAMBOX Review Round-up

The little box with big sound is back with the all new BIG JAMBOX. If you've ever heard of the Jawbone JAMBOX you'll be happy to hear the newer, louder, and better BIG JAMBOX is finally here and we have all the details. The original was an awesome smartphone companion for music fidelity or even conference calls, and their newest addition is even better. Read on past the break to see if it's worth the higher price tag.

Jawbone JAMBOX 2.1 Software Update now available

Today Jawbone has released an update to the popular Bluetooth speaker system called the JAMBOX. Reviewed extensively over at our sister site SlashGear the JAMBOX brings great audio fidelity to your mobile devices, including Android. Connecting via Bluetooth this makes your Android enabled smartphone a full out audio experience and they've now updated the JAMBOX to version 2.1 bringing a few changes and sound improvements.