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12 days after updating its Android and Windows apps to reflect the change, Microsoft has finally released a version of Microsoft Health for iOS that renames it to Microsoft Band.
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 has updated its Services Agreement with numerous changes to Skype, OneDrive and more. Gamers will now need to log in to Xbox Live at least once every five years to maintain their gamertags.
A new report says that Microsoft is internally testing a new version of the Microsoft Health Windows 10 app. The updated app will contain a refreshed UI, as well as a new Insights feature.
Microsoft researchers have developed algorithms that can parse search data and queries and detect whether a user has pancreatic cancer. The research was published in the Journal of Oncology Practice.
This week has been more quiet in the Windows Store, but there are some news you may have missed with all the Google I/O buzz, so here is a roundup of the most important bits from the last seven days.
From OnePlus 3 and Xbox 95, to Microsoft's Health, Amazon's big failures, Nokia's smartphone resurgence, and Google's (not so) fine in Europe, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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.
Reports have surfaced that Microsoft is working on a version of Microsoft Health for Windows 10. A version for PCs will be made available, as well as an update to the mobile application.
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.
The Xbox Store and Windows Store are on the way to convergence, HERE ditches Windows users, Twitter changes looks on mobile, and we rounded up several new and updated apps and games.
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 has added a power-saving GPS feature to its Band 2, which it says will extend battery life by "up to four hours", along with new weight tracking functionality in the Microsoft Health app.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
The Microsoft Band is now available to buy in the UK - its first market outside of the US - priced at £169.99, and includes guided workouts developed with leading UK health provider Nuffield Health.
While pre-orders for the Band have been available in the UK since last month, Microsoft has just released its Health companion app there too, as well as updating the app with bug fixes in the US.
Microsoft Band users will be pleased to hear that the Health app, which could do with some more spit and polish, has been updated to fix some bugs and add features for all the platforms it supports.
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.
Alongside the new Band, Microsoft has also launched a whole new ambitious project: Microsoft Health, a fitness-oriented platform to help you gather and understand all your activity data.