The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
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Jawbone Up24: Another Small Step for Activity Tracking

Jawbone’s new Up24 wristband now sends your step and sleep data to the iPhone wirelessly, so you don’t have to plug the band into the phone each time.
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Jawbone’s New Up Band Syncs Wirelessly, Costs $20 More

Called the Up24, this new activity-tracker is definitely going to get you moving this time … right?
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Wearable-Tech Fatigue and the New Fitbit Force

I’m suffering from serious fitness-band fatigue. Can the Fitbit Force change that?
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ATD on the Airwaves: Uber, Samsung’s Smartwatch and Signor Mossberg

Get ready for our close-up!
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With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

The jewelry-like Misfit Shine, created by Sonny Vu and former Apple CEO John Sculley, comes to — where else? — the Apple Store this week.
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Basis Band, the Heart-Rate-Reading Wristwatch, Finally Has an iPhone App

Basis Band, the activity-tracking, heart-rate-reading wristwatch, now has a compatible iPhone app. Basis Band costs $199 and uses a variety of technologies — including a three-axis accelerometer, skin sensors and an optical heart-rate sensor — to track the wearer’s movements and vitals throughout the day. The band was recently covered as part of a wearables comparison on AllThingsD and, at the time, only synced data to Android devices.

Jawbone Hires Microsoft’s Mindy Mount as President to Turbocharge Ops

A new leader for the high-profile gadget maker.
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