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HTC Grip Launched At Mobile World Congress

HTC Grip Launched At Mobile World Congress

With the hype of the latest HTC One M9 at its peak in the build up to Mobile World Congress, the Taiwanese company use this opportunity to surprise some of the most influential media with a flagship product, the HTC Grip, a wrist worn wearable. Being the first wearable released by HTC it was necessary that they came in with a bang, after all, wearable devices have been on the market for quite some time now. … Read entire article »

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WeChat app can now track your fitness

WeChat app can now track your fitness

It now seems that almost everything we use can monitor our daily on goings, whether that be gym equipment, wearable technology, fitness apps and even some forms of clothing. Well now WeChat, the popular messaging app, is getting in on the fun. Rather than leave the tracking to the likes of Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and others, WeChat has decided to integrate communication and keeping fit into the same app. Ok so this is nothing new, however they … Read entire article »

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Under Armour set to become a dominant force in fitness tech

Under Armour set to become a dominant force in fitness tech

Although already a very well established brand in almost every aspect of sports/leisure industry, Under Armour the US sports manufacturer is now upping its footprint into the fitness tech segment with the acquisition of Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. So a bit of an insight into the two apps, Endomondo is a fitness app for all platforms that brings with it a huge social aspect by getting its users to connect with their friends and family as well … Read entire article »

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The best health apps voted by Doctors

The best health apps voted by Doctors

There are so many health apps now on the market that measure such a variety of different variables that people are stuck when it comes to knowing what’s the best one for them to download. Well HealthTap – a platform that boasts over 65,000 doctors – put together a survey to uncover what the professionals believe to be most beneficial applications dependant upon whether we’re after weight loss, women’s health, heart health and many more. Up to … Read entire article »

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CARROT Hunger Will Bully You Into Eating Healthy

CARROT Hunger Will Bully You Into Eating Healthy

Brian Mueller has created a number of apps that have become popular due to their sadistically and sometimes intimidating nature, which aims to improve people’s behavioural traits. Don’t be put off though it’s really done in a comedic manner. The latest app to be released is CARROT Hunger, a smart calorie counter that scans your foods barcodes to log how much you’ve consumed that day and keep you within your target. Eat well and be rewarded, … Read entire article »

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Fitguard Mouthpiece helps detect concussion in sport

Fitguard Mouthpiece helps detect concussion in sport

At a time where so much emphasis is being put on safety in sport it seems fitting that such a unique product has been developed to counteract the worries some might have. The Fitguard Mouthpiece was demoed at CES this week and it captured a lot of attention and rightly so. The Fitguard has been designed to detect concussions and other potential brain injuries, which have and can be hard to spot in sport. Ok getting … Read entire article »

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Oscar Insurance rewards customers who are motivated to keep fit

Oscar Insurance rewards customers who are motivated to keep fit

Instead of constantly looking to save more on your insurance how about make money from them? That’s the idea this New York based company had, who have set up an initiative that rewards customers who take their health seriously in the form of monthly payments. Oscar Insurance is in the process of revolutionising the insurance market with a unique strategy that will boot the industry into the 21st century. The new initiative involves giving its customers … Read entire article »

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Fitness Apps helping the UK tackle weight gain this Christmas

Fitness Apps helping the UK tackle weight gain this Christmas

Usually around this time of year people start to turn their backs on the hard work they’ve put into dieting and working out over the year so that they turn their attention to mince pies, chocolate and a celebratory drinks for just a few weeks. Completely fair, what’s life without a little enjoyment when you can let your hair down? However it would seem this year people have had a change of heart and are … Read entire article »

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Runtastic release Sleep Better, allowing you to track your sleeping patterns

Runtastic release Sleep Better, allowing you to track your sleeping patterns

It’s usually hard work, sweat and some achy legs when you associate yourself with Runtastic, which originally made its name in activity-tracking hardware and apps. However now the Austrian fitness fanatics have turned their attention to the more relaxing times in our life, bed time. The latest app – Runtastic Sleep Better – is available for free on both iOS and Android. The app monitors your sleeping patterns by lying beside you in your bed and … Read entire article »

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Google fitness app a hit in China

Google fitness app a hit in China

It appears that any doubt there was surrounding Google’s seemingly delayed response to develop a fitness app have been proven wrong as the app nears its third week topping the charts in China. Google Fit, which works as a platform for all your health and fitness apps was released last month and took only a week for it to shoot straight to number 1 in China where it’s remained ever since, making it the apps most … Read entire article »

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