In an email sent today to users, Microsoft announced that it will be ending support for its Health Dashboard and removing the Band app from app stores in three months at the end of May.
Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner, and Huawei today announced the deals that it will be offering. Most notably, you can get a Mate 10 Pro for just $499.99, $300 off of its normal price.
After a week of users complaining that they couldn't sync their Band 2 smartwatches, Microsoft says it's finally issuing a fix for its discontinued wearable device, and it appreciates your patience.
"Using Cortana with Microsoft Band 2 is no longer supported in Cortana app version 2.1.5 and later for Android", according to Microsoft's store listing for the latest update to its digital assistant.
Lots of us started the new year promising to get in shape and lose a few pounds. The MGCool Band 2 promises to help you with those resolutions without denting your wallet. We put it to the test.
Microsoft discontinued sales of its Band 2 earlier this month, amid rumors that it's no longer developing a successor to that device. But if you really want a Band 2, you can still buy one.
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Microsoft has pulled listings for its Band 2 from its online store. To make matters worse for fans of the device, the company has confirmed that it will not be releasing a Band 3 this year.
After recent rumors that Microsoft may not build a Band 3, the company has rebranded its Health app on Android and Windows as 'Microsoft Band' -without explanation - raising fresh questions.
According to a new report, Microsoft is no longer working on a Band that's powered by Windows 10. Also, there will be no new Band hardware in this calendar year, and possibly ever.
Microsoft is expected to unveil its new Surface all-in-one, and a refreshed Surface Book and Pro 4, next month. But the Book 2, Pro 5, and Band 3 aren't likely to arrive until Spring 2017.
Microsoft managed to sell the Band 2 at its full $249.99 price for all of August, after months of frequent 30% discounts. Now, the deal is back again, reducing it to $174.99 for the next six weeks.
While the Microsoft Store is selling the Band 2 at its full price of $249.99, you can get it elsewhere for a lot less. The health- and fitness-focused device is now available for as little as $140.
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Microsoft is selling its Band 2 at its full price of $249.99. Why is that news? Because the company has sold it with 30% off that price, in near-endless 'special offers', for 107 of the last 135 days.
Last week, Amazon offered the Band 2 exclusively to those with a Prime subscription for $144.99. Now, Microsoft's wearable device is available at that price for all buyers - but only in one size.
While Microsoft has extended its 30% discount on the Band 2 for a further three weeks, reducing it to $174.99, Amazon Prime members can exclusively get the device for $30 less - but only in one size.
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Six weeks ago - for the fourth time in two months - Microsoft slashed 30% off its Band 2 in a deal that was due to end tomorrow, July 9... but the offer is sticking around for a while longer.
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There seems to be little point in pretending that it's a "special offer" any more. The Band 2 dropped to £149.99 in April, and Microsoft is keeping it at that price for at least three more months.
Various offers on a range of Microsoft products are ending on June 30 - the same day on which the company's 2016 fiscal year ends. But even if you miss out on these, more will no doubt be along soon.
On a livestream, showing off some of Microsoft's design labs, Panos Panay may have inadvertently unveiled a brand new wearable from the company. It looks like it could be the Band 3.
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.
While Microsoft continues to sell the Band 2 for £150 in a two-month 'special offer', you can currently get the wearable device for even less in the UK, saving 30% on its regular price of £199.99.
After advertising similar discounts since March, Microsoft is once again offering a generous 30% discount on Band 2 in the United States, saving customers $75 off the full price.
Microsoft has announced details of its latest update for the Band 2, offering a new experience which it says is "perfect for tracking hikes, or even just a walk around the neighborhood."
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.
Details of a new update for the Microsoft Band 2 have been unofficially revealed, showing off a few new features for Microsoft's fitness tracker and its companion app, including a new 'Explorer' pane.
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After slashing 30% off the price of its Band 2 in March, and again in April, Microsoft is now offering the same deal yet again - just eight days after ending its last $75-off deal on the device.
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Microsoft has dropped the price of its Band 2 wearable device in the UK by £50 to £149.99, in a deal that it's referring to as a 'special offer', despite being scheduled to last over two months.
Microsoft's second-gen health and fitness-focused wearable device is usually priced at $249.99 in the United States, but it's now available with $75 off, bringing its price down to $174.99.
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's Band 2 is receiving an update that will sense when the user has stopped during a tracking session through a new 'Auto-Pause' feature. It also includes character-based language support.
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Just one day after ending a £30 discount on the Band 2, Microsoft has cut the price of its health- and fitness-focused device again - this time, by £50, bringing it down to £149.99 until March 31.
The Microsoft Health app for Windows Phone has been updated with a Live Tile that includes battery percentage, current steps taken, and calories burned. Both Microsoft Band models are supported.
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'.