Tag: fitness

Apple’s GymKit arrives in Hong Kong and Japan with Life Fitness integration

Apple’s slow GymKit rollout continued this month with new integrations in Hong Kong and Japan, where Apple Watch users can now share workout data with cardio equipment made by Life… Read more »

Surviving Thanksgiving: Fight to keep those extra pounds off with these fitness apps

Gorging on turkey and pie may feel good at the time, but overindulgence may turn the traditional Thanksgiving dinner into the traditional Thanksgiving pounds. Instead of waiting until January and… Read more »

Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

While several wearable companies have exited the market recently, Fitbit is still working on its new smartwatch. According to CEO James Park, the company hopes to release the accessory “ahead… Read more »

On its 2nd anniversary, Apple Watch settling into role as fitness & notification wearable with Siri, Apple Pay

Originally pitched as a multitude of things, including an intimate communication tool and new frontier for mobile apps, the Apple Watch has been refined and simplified in the years since… Read more »

With Apple Watch prices falling and Jawbone’s exit, is there still a market for dedicated fitness trackers? [Poll]

Earlier today, we reported that Jawbone was exiting the consumer hardware market in favor of selling health products and services directly to businesses. Furthermore, 9to5Toys shared an Apple Watch deal today… Read more »

Bragi launches cheaper $149 cord-free earbuds sans fitness sensors & storage ahead of iPhone 7

As previously teased, headphone maker Bragi today announced a new cheaper set of cord-free, truly wireless earbuds ahead of Apple’s iPhone 7 & Apple Watch 2 event on Sept. 7 this… Read more »

Apple Watch 2 With GPS for Improved Navigation, Fitness Tracking Coming This Fall

Apple plans to announce new Apple Watch models this fall with improved health tracking and GPS chips, according to a new Bloomberg report that confirms previous rumors we’ve heard about… Read more »

Apple’s Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

In an interview published this week, Jay Blahnik, Apple’s director of Fitness and Health Technologies, spoke at length about Apple Watch hardware and software, explaining how the device came into… Read more »

Apple fitness head Jay Blahnik to host Q&A session and 5K fun run at Chicago Apple Store

Jay Blahnik, one of the lead directors behind the health and fitness features in iOS 8 and Apple Watch, is this month continuing his tour around the globe discussing his thoughts… Read more »

How to calibrate Apple Watch to improve accuracy of calorie, distance, & other fitness data

Apple takes user submitted data for age, height, gender and weight to help it calculate the different data points it provides for workouts and activities, but there is also a… Read more »