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Analysis Whoever predicted that fitness bling-flingers would struggle to survive should take note of the latest numbers on the wearable market from Canalys.
Unless you live under a rock, odds are you’ve heard of Soylent before. This meal replacement drink has been the center of attention for quite some time, and people seem to really love it.
This UWP app for all Windows 10 devices has been out for a while, but I thought I’d have a quick look. The idea is to provide animated and video-centric workout commentaries for people with all levels of fitness. The polish on display in the application is top notch, but then this is to be expected because it’s effectively 100% commercial, i.e. users pay for Fitbit Coach: Premium (£6.70 a month), so the developers have money to put back into the app and its content. Without a premium subscription, the application is essentially just a trial and you get to do just the most basic workout.
The partnership with Alphabet Inc.’s Google is the first sign that Fitbit Chief Executive Officer James Park is executing on his vision to rely less on consumers and more on the health-care industry. Fitbit’s slice of the wearable-device market has declined amid increasing competition.
Read all about the Fitbit Ionic in this iMore review that said it beats the more expensive Apple Watch in a number of ways, including battery life. Our own executive editor of Windows Central Daniel Rubino also praised the Ionic in his revew.
On Sunday, runners combated temperatures of 24.1C during the London marathon – the hottest on record. But for BBC News presenter Sophie Raworth, the unseasonable heat was nothing in comparison with the Marathon des Sables (MDS), a 150-mile ultra-marathon in the Sahara desert.