Cortana has been on Android for a while, but unlike its Windows phone counterpart, it's previously been unable to integrate with the Microsoft Band 2. That ends today, as the feature is now available.
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Microsoft has announced its new Health app for Windows 10 PCs and tablets, but it's not widely available yet - the company says it will "begin rolling out" to the Windows Store this week.
Microsoft Band users will finally be able to compete with Facebook friends. Challenges and leaderboards are both part of the new feature set, which will be available through an update to Health.
Microsoft is expanding the capabilities of its health- and fitness-focused device with features such as distance tracking in guided workouts, sharing improvements, and a 'Tournament Mode for Golf'.
Fitbit is launching a brand new fitness bracelet that has a strong focus on design and fashion appeal. The basic version of the Alta bracelet is available for pre-order today for $130.
A Windows Store listing has been spotted for a mobile game known only as 'FYCPT' which requires a Microsoft Band, and includes directions to "rotate your wrist" to control the game's main character.
Microsoft Store is offering the first-gen wearable device with £120 off its original price, including a free extra charging cable worth £16.99 - but stocks of the device are already running low there.
Photos have surfaced of 'Moonraker', the smartwatch that Nokia developed before Microsoft took over the company's devices and services business, ditching the Finnish wearable in favor of its own Band.
Microsoft says its recently released Band 2 fitness tracker has improved heart rate tracking, and now the company is providing tips to get the best results from the device's heart rate monitor.
Microsoft has made notable strides with its newest Band fitness tracker, but some unexpected problems with tracking accuracy keep the device just short of excellence.
Microsoft's first-gen health- and fitness-focused wearable launched in the UK earlier this year for £169.99, but you can now buy it for only £49.99, with an extra USB charging cable, worth £16.99.
With the Band 2 now available, Microsoft and its retail partners continue to clear inventory of the first-gen health- and fitness-focused wearable, which is currently on sale in the UK for £54.99.
With the Band 2 now available, Microsoft and its retail partners continue to clear inventory of the first-gen health- and fitness-focused wearable, which is currently on sale in the US for $99.99.
Microsoft's second-generation Band wearable fitness device is giving me very different heart rate readings compared with the original when working out - but does that mean it's more or less accurate?
Mirroring similar discounts in the US, the first-gen Microsoft Band is now available in the UK for just £69.99 - that's £100 less than its original price - including a free ZAGG screen protector.
Microsoft's first-generation Band went on sale last year for $199, but with the recent launch of its successor, it's now available for far less - indeed, you can now buy it for under eighty bucks.
The hardware changes are what receives the most attention when discussing the Microsoft Band 2, but it's actually the improved interface that I'm probably most happy with.
Microsoft has shared details of its updated Band SDK, which includes support for new features and sensors in the Band 2, along with the full release of Web Tiles for both the new and older models.
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Custom workouts have finally made their way to the Microsoft Band. While the feature is a tremendous idea and decent start, Microsoft's execution leaves a bit to be desired.
After unveiling the Band 2 last week at an even higher price than its predecessor, Microsoft is now clearing stocks of its first-gen wearable device by selling it for half of its original price.
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In wake of this week's announcements, Microsoft has officially reduced the price of its fitness wearable, the Band. The new offer is available directly from Microsoft and other retailers.
The $249 Band 2 is the next-gen version of Microsoft's health and fitness-focused wearable device. Check out some of our first impressions, and insights into what's on the way for Microsoft Health.
Users will be able to create custom workouts for the new Microsoft Band, bringing the capabilities of the original's first-party guided workouts to the end-user for new workout regimens.
Microsoft have unveiled a successor to their Microsoft Band, with a range of new features. The device will be more durable and ergonomic then the original, with improved functionality.
Microsoft has tons of devices to announce at its hardware event on 6th October including the Lumia flagships, the Surface Pro 4 and an update to the Band wearable. But fret not, we have you covered!
Microsoft's October event is still a couple of weeks away, but it appears that the company accidentally confirmed one of its upcoming products, ahead of its official unveiling.
Microsoft has delivered an assortment of tech related goodies to 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, which includes a Surface Pro 3, a Microsoft Band, a copy of Office 365 and more.
Microsoft is offering discounts today on many of its own devices - such as a Lumia 640 for $69.99 off-contract - and those of its partners, including savings of hundreds of dollars on Windows PCs.
The Band is now available with £30 off - the second UK price cut in three weeks - as Microsoft and its retail partners continue to shift stocks of the current model, ahead of its successor's launch.
A few days after Microsoft cut $50 off the regular price of its Band, Amazon has now done the same, and is currently offering the health- and fitness-focused wearable device for only $149.99.
Following a wave of recent discounts, the Microsoft Band is once again available with money off. This time, the company has slashed $50 off its regular $199.99 price - but you'll have to be quick.
Less than three weeks after its last promotional discount on the Band, Microsoft is now offering even more money off the device, amid rumors that the company has ended production of the current model.
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Microsoft is currently working on the Band 2, and in preparation for its upcoming release, the company is reportedly halting production of the original Band.
Microsoft is currently offering £10 off its Band wearable device in the UK - but O2 will give you a massive £70 discount on the Band when you buy one of three Lumia Windows Phones from the carrier.
Apple, according to the latest market research, has become the number one company in terms of wearable bands, outselling Fitbit, Xiaomi and all other competitors in the market this quarter.
You can currently get $20 off the Band at the Microsoft Store - but a leading US retailer is now offering a $50 price cut on the wearable device, as long as you're willing to pick it up in store.
If you've been thinking about buying Microsoft's health- and fitness-focused wearable device, now might be a good time, as the company has dropped the price of the Band in its US and UK stores.
HTC has previously told the world that it was launching a wearable fitness band called the Grip, but now it's saying that the device won't actually reach consumers, due to user feedback.
Recent rumors claimed that Microsoft would launch a new version of the Band in June - but while this failed to materialize, the company has now confirmed that it's "working on" the Band 2.
Microsoft is releasing some new and updated tools for its Band today. Developers will now finally be able to access some of the data that the Band has been tracking since it launched.
Microsoft has updated its Health app for Windows Phone users and has added Golf support to the app; the update is rolling out now and should be arriving on your device shortly.
Microsoft has released new firmware for the Band but the change log has a lot of room for improvement as it only lists "general fixes and improvements" for what is new or has changed.
MIT Technology Review has found the heart rate sensor in Microsoft's Band to be reasonably accurate - and far more so than the Apple Watch, which gave readings that were off by up to 77bpm.
This week, Microsoft is teaming up with TaylorMade ahead of the 115th US Open to announce a new feature for the Band that helps golfers track their game and find the next hole.
Images have revealed the design of 'Moonraker', a smartwatch developed by Nokia that came very close to launching last year, but which Microsoft killed off in favor of its own Band wearable device.
A new report claims the Microsoft Band 2 will be released this year, with the device already being widely tested internally, including in Europe.
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