November 6, 2017
With more and more mobile health apps releasing each year and slower growth in the number of users downloading, financial success is becoming less likely for developers without substantial backing, data from a recent market research report suggests.
According to the mHealth Economics 2017 study — an annual Research2Guidance survey which this summer polled 2,400 mobile health stakeholders — there...
January 12, 2016
Apple has released a preview for the new version of iOS, 9.3, which will feature updates across a number of Apple’s own apps, including Health.
Part of the update to Health will be a new slider menu that allows users to find third party apps to help them track certain metrics in Health. These slider menus will be available for a number of categories including weight, workouts, and sleep. When...
February 6, 2014
A few weeks ago, MobiHealthNews published a slideshow of 27 mobile health tools for tracking food, a majority of which were apps. The slideshow included many new and old apps that aimed to keep users healthy with nutrition tracking. Now, the Apple App Store has released its own list of app that spans both health and fitness categories. The list looks specifically at the "best new apps" on the...
August 14, 2013
When Weight Watchers held its second quarter meeting, Chief Financial Officer Nicholas Hotchkin addressed the company's declining earnings, accrediting some of the loss to the "sudden explosion of interest in free apps and activity monitors". While there are countless free apps that track diet and exercise, where are dieters turning to watch their weight?
Weight Watchers claims it built its...