activity tracking apps

By Aditi Pai 11:32 am January 28, 2015
Jawbone, maker of the Jawbone UP activity tracker, has launched an online marketplace for some of the apps and devices that connect to the company's UP tracker. None of the devices require an UP for use, however. At launch the marketplace is selling six devices and five apps. "Members of the UP community are currently able to connect their UP accounts to dozens of devices and partner apps that...
By Brian Dolan 03:18 am September 18, 2012
This week San Francisco-based Fitbit launched two new activity tracking devices: the Fitbit Zip and the Fitbit One, which both connect directly to smartphones via Bluetooth Smart. Legacy Fitbit devices only uploaded information to the Fitbit portal and app when the wearer was nearby a wireless-enabled hub that plugged into the user's computer via USB, and the new Fitbit devices offer this too for...