Posts tagged as: Fitness

Apple Fitness Plus May Include Voice Guided Walks on Apple Watch Soon

Voice-guided walking workouts may soon arrive on the Apple Watch, according to hints discovered in the latest iOS beta release. Screenshots suggest that the feature could also be arriving on Apple Fitness Plus in the near future. The option was spotted by user Khaos Tian, based in California, who noticed a new workout type in […]

Google Launches New Google Fit App

Google today unveiled a new version of Google Fit, its app for tracking fitness activities. Google says the revised app focuses on two activity goals based on recommendations made by the American Heart Association and World Health Organization: Heart Points and Move Minutes. The idea is to help people increase their heart rate and increase their movement. […]

Google Launches Fitness Class Search and Booking Service

Google‘s new Reserve with Google service makes it possible to find, book, and pay for fitness classes pretty much anywhere in the U.S. Reserve with Google is available to mobile and desktop devices and works together with Google Maps and Google Search to find fitness studios, classes, ratings, rates, and more. Filters allow people to […]

Samsung Debuts Fitness Wearables Gear Fit2 and IconX Bluetooth Earbuds

Samsung announced two new fitness-themed wearables. The Gear Fit2 is a second-generation, wrist-worn activity tracker with GPS and heart rate monitor. Like the original, the Fit2 has a curved, Super AMOLED touchscreen that can be used to track activity as well as check notifications. It can record workouts automatically, transfer fitness data to Samsung’s S Health […]

Need Some Help with Your Fitness Goals? Try the Moto 360 Sport

Need a workout buddy to help you keep that fitness New Year’s resolution? Moto 360 Sport from Motorola is now available and ready to help you achieve your personal health goals in 2016. It’s made to be the perfect companion during your workout, keeping you on track with built-in GPS and out of the dark […]

Sony Reveals New SmartBand 2 Fitness Wearable

Sony Mobile Communications today announced the SmartBand 2, the latest wearable from the manufacturer. Sony calls the new iteration that now includes heart rate monitoring “a multi-sensor lifelogger that provides full-scale insights about your fitness, well-being and stress levels.” Inside the same SmartBand modular “core” form factor as established with the original, SmartBand 2’s accelerometer […]

HTC Delays Arrival of Its Fitness Wearable

HTC today said it is pushing back the launch of the HTC Grip, a wearable fitness devices it announced earlier this year. “After extensive wear testing and user feedback, we have decided to align Grip with the entire product portfolio for health and fitness launching later this year,” said the company in a statement. “This […]

Samsung Files Patent for Technology to Measure Body Fat with Mobile Devices

Samsung has received a patent for a method that measures body fat using four sensors placed inside the screen cover of a phone case. Based on diagrams included with the patent, users will grip the sensors with their hands to obtain a reading. The technology involved, according to the patent, results in the sensors “acquiring […]

Microsoft Band Updated with New Features

  Microsoft is pushing out an update to the Microsoft Band that will add new functionality, the highlight of which is the ability better to track data for cyclists. The update will add support for MapMyRide and Strava. Strava is a popular app among runners and cyclists that provides a dashboard view of your bike […]

Nintendo to Develop New Product Aimed at Quality of Life

Nintendo’s big plan for the future isn’t mobile games — it’s boosting your “quality of life.” At a briefing for investors and the media held on Thursday morning, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata outlined the company’s plan to create a third platform to sit alongside its Wii U and Nintendo 3DS game machines. “What Nintendo will […]

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