Microsoft Gets Into The Fitness Tracker Arena With The Band

Microsoft Gets Into The Fitness Tracker Arena With The Band

Not to be left out of the health tech arena, Microsoft has announced the new Microsoft Band.  While it includes the standard step counter gyros we’ve seen in other fitness trackers, Microsoft has included some unique features.

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Sync Fitbit to HealthKit

Sync Fitbit to HealthKit

Although Fitbit doesn’t officially support HealthKit, there is a third-party app available that will allow you to view your step data in HealthKit.

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Apple Releases Yosemite, Announces iOS 8.1 Date, and Shows Off New iPads

Apple Releases Yosemite, Announces iOS 8.1 Date, and Shows Off New iPads

It was a busy day for Apple.  Here’s a quick rundown of today’s announcements.

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Fitbit’s Next Device Might Be Called The Fitbit Charge

Gizmodo obtained what appears to be early marketing materials for FitBit’s upcoming product line.  Their new tracker will reportedly be called the “Fitbit Charge”.

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FreedomPop Review: It’s Not a Scam, It’s Changing Mobile Broadband for the Better

FreedomPop Review: It’s Not a Scam, It’s Changing Mobile Broadband for the Better

FreedomPop is looking to shake up cellular industry with their free mobile data services. And it needs shook: while customers clamor for more data and less voice minutes (who actually talks on a phone these days?), cellular carriers do the opposite and give out unlimited talk while charging an arm and a leg for restrictive data plans. While FreedomPop believes that the internet “is a right, not a privilege”, some users complain of scammy charges and spotty coverage. So what’s the deal with FreedomPop?

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FitBit Has No Plans to Integrate with HealthKit, Customers Make Plans to Buy a Different Tracker

FitBit Has No Plans to Integrate with HealthKit, Customers Make Plans to Buy a Different Tracker

Despite FitBit being shown during Apple’s WWDC announcement of the HealthKit feature earlier this year, FitBit announced today that they currently have no plans to integrate with HealthKit.  FitBit’s customers are obviously not pleased.

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iOS 8.0.2 Brings HealthKit to the Masses

iOS 8.0.2 Brings HealthKit to the Masses

While a bug prevented Apple’s new Health app from being fully functional at the iOS 8 launch, an update is now available  that corrects the bug and allows HealthKit-compatible apps in the App Store.  You can check them out here.

The Best New Features in iOS 8 That You Need to Try Out

The Best New Features in iOS 8 That You Need to Try Out

iOS 8 is finally upon us.  As you frantically click or tap “Check for Updates” and wait for it to download and install, check out the new features you will be enjoying.

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The Apple Watch: Will It Help Us Lead Healthier Lives?

The Apple Watch: Will It Help Us Lead Healthier Lives?

After years of speculation, Apple today officially announced the Apple Watch.  The stylish watch will show us our calendar, alert us to new texts, check our email, and even tell us the time.  The Apple Watch also has some interesting health tracking sensors.

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Apple Announces iPhone 6, 6 Plus, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay

Apple Announces iPhone 6, 6 Plus, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay

As expected, it was quite a busy day for Apple.  Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know.

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