Activity Tracking

Polar Unveils ‘Polar Loop 2’, The Latest in Activity Tracking

From the makers of Polar Loop comes the all new 'Polar Loop 2’ activity tracker with vibration alerts, smart notifications, new colours and a soft, customizable band for the perfect fit. In addition to vibrating for incoming calls, messages and calendar alerts, the Polar Loop 2 can also be paired with the Polar H7 Bluetooth Smart heart rate sensor...

Apple Watch Activity Circles Motivate Users to Go the Distance

In an interesting article titled “Filling the Green Circle”, author Marco Arment has shared his experience with the Apple Watch’s Activity feature, describing how it has made him not only get more consistent exercise, but also push himself further. “I take more walks, and I walk faster and further than ever before”, he writes. He notes that he has been...

Activity Tracking App Pedometer++ Reaches One Million Downloads

David Smith’s app Pedometer++ reached its one-millionth download yesterday and he has released a blog post detailing the story behind his app’s success. Apple announced the iPhone 5s with the new motion tracking chip called the M7, which allowed the iPhone to begin functioning as a fitness tracker. After purchasing his iPhone 5s from an...