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HTC first showed off its Grip fitness wearable in March, promising a launch in Spring. It later said it would launch new products "later this year", but has now pushed its plans back to early 2016.
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.
Microsoft Health has been given a massive overhaul, with new apps available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Perhaps more importantly, however, the service's dashboard got a lot more powerful.
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.
Swatch's CEO calls the Apple Watch "an interesting toy, but not a revolution", and says his company's new smartwatch won't include any health-tracking features, despite saying last year that it would.
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.
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.
A new report claims the Microsoft Band 2 will be released this year, with the device already being widely tested internally, including in Europe.
Microsoft released its first wearable fitness device a little more than six months ago, along with a new health platform to support it. But how has it held up since then?
The Xiaomi Mi Band will impress you in a number of ways, if not just for the months-long battery life then for the ridiculously low $14.99 price tag. Check out our full review of the wearble!
Microsoft's recently announced update for its fitness app and service is now available on all platforms, providing users with more insights on their activities.
Microsoft has announced updates to the Band and Health apps that will bring new insights to the Health Dashboard on the web. The Band will now also work with some apps: MapMyRide and Strava.
According to a new listing on the Microsoft Store website, Microsoft Band owners will soon have new ways to view their health and fitness data thanks to new apps for Xbox One, Windows 8, and iPad.
If you're in the market for the Microsoft Band fitness device, you are in luck as the Microsoft store has all sizes of the device back on sale right now but supplies are limited.
HTC has unveiled its latest accessory, the HTC Grip. The new fitness band will be partnered with an Under Armour app that will track workouts, sleep, and connect to social networks.
PlexFit is a new Pebble app that allows users of the Smartwatch to get their Google Fit information onto their device. It has step counters now, and support for bike tracking is coming soon.
According to a supposed leak Microsoft Stores are receiving fresh inventory for the Band wearable today with the devices being available for purchase tomorrow. The Band has been sold out for weeks.
The Microsoft Band has been scarcely available since its launch earlier this year, and according to Microsoftstore.com the fitness wearable won't be available for purchase again until next year.
If you're in the market for the Microsoft Band fitness device, you may be in luck: Microsoft's website is stating that the wearable will be in stock starting November 18th, so get ready to buy one!
Microsoft's first wearable fitness device has some great ideas, but athletes and other serious fitness users will lament its lack of advanced features that could be easily solved.
Microsoft has announced their new fitness wearable called the 'Band': the device will arrive tomorrow and work on all platforms and measure a variety of metrics.
Microsoft's new fitness-focused wearable device has been prematurely outed after its companion app was published to the Mac App Store - and the app gives us our first look at the new 'Band'
Just a few weeks after confirming its plans for a Windows Phone app, Fitbit has launched that app today, bringing extensive support for its fitness-focused wearables to Microsoft's mobile OS.
After the company denied any involvement with Apple's upcoming 'iWatch', the CEO of Swatch has revealed that they aim to produce their own fitness-focused smartwatch by the beginning of 2015.
Microsoft's upcoming fitness-focused smartwatch will reportedly feature a blood-glucose monitor and UV sensor, though information on what the device will look like is still limited.
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A photo of LG's newest consumer product, the 'LG Lifeband Touch', has been leaked a week ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by an inside source on Twitter.
Nokia and Adidas have announced miCoach for Windows Phone 8, a fitness app that tracks your progress as you work out, including celebrity voice coaches, Nokia Music integration and Live Tile support.
Fitbit, makers of the popular fitness tracking devices, have officially confirmed they are working on a Windows Phone 8 app. There's no official release date but they said it would launch "soon".
A recent report indicates that Microsoft will update the dashboard to incorporate new exercise tracking abilities. The company will also launch a univeral heart rate monitor peripheral.
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