Fitness

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...

Fitbit Files For $100 Million IPO, To Seek NYSE Listing

Fitbit, the company behind several popular fitness tracking devices, has filed to go public with an initial public offering of $100 million. The company plans to trade under the NYSE under the symbol FIT. The initial offering is a figure that will shift as they pitch the company to investors and gage demand. Fitbit earned...

Apple’s iWatch and iOS 8 Will Reportedly Be Fitness-Focused

Apple is developing a new app that collects and organizes information and data points related to a users health and fitness, reports 9to5Mac. The app, reportedly called “Healthbook,” will take advantage of the M7 processor in the iPhone 5S and possibly another wearable device and is set to be released alongside iOS 8. The preinstalled...