Thursday, 6 March 2014

Up Coffee is Jawbone's solution for America's caffeine addiction




Americans don't sleep enough: according to the CDC, 35 percent of adults report they get less than the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night. Jawbone today is launching an app that tries to tackle one of the biggest reasons we don't sleep — caffeine. Up Coffee is an app that lets you track how much caffeine you consume in coffee, soda, and other foods, and shows you how it will affect your sleep.
The home screen of the app has a large beaker that fills up with beads as you log the caffeinated things you consume. The library of foods and beverages is fairly comprehensive, including fancy frappuccino drinks and basic sodas like Diet Coke. Throughout the day, the amount of caffeine in the beaker will deteriorate in real...
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