Health and Wellness

Fitbit Flex

Fitbit has No Plans to Play Nice With iOS 8’s Health App

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Fitbit, makers of popular fitness tracking wearables and apps, has confirmed it currently has no plans to support Apple’s new iOS 8 Health app. After a bit of a delayed launch last month, a long list of developers have rushed to integrate support for HealthKit, Apple’s new frameworks that allow developers to share and tap […]

ResMed S+

ResMed’s S+ is a Sleep Tracker You Don’t Have to Wear

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There can be many reasons why you’re not getting a good night’s sleep, and a sleep tracker can help ensure it’s not your bedroom to blame. But who wants to head to bed with a device strapped to your wrist, or hiding under your pillow? ResMed’s new S+ sits out of the way on your […]

Facebook

Reuters: Facebook is Starting to Work on Healthcare Features

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Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple and Google, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the fertile field of healthcare, said three people familiar with […]

Intel Basis Peak

Intel’s Basis Unveils its Second Health Watch: The Peak

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Another day, another new wrist-wearable in gadgetland. But this one sounds … pretty compelling. Basis, the Intel-owned maker of a health-tracking watch called the B1 Band, is introducing a new high-quality wristwatch that combines key elements of a health monitor, including step-counting and more accurate heart-rate tracking, with some features of a smartwatch, like phone […]