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Fitbit app update brings new dashboard design

The latest update for the Fitbit app has landed in the Play Store. There isn't a huge list of new features (or new device support) this time around, however this is an update that current users will notice immediately. Simply put -- Fitbit has rolled out a new design for the dashboard.

Fitbit update details HTC One (M8) integration, widget and more

As we recently learned, the Fitbit app would be pre-installed on the recently announced HTC One (M8). This is potential good news for Fitbit, as the app, and the hardware will now be fresh in the minds of those who purchase a One (M8). Also key here is how the HTC One (M8) can be used in place of the Fitbit hardware, which means users can enter the Fitbit world without any additional cost.

Fitbit update adds direct sync support for Moto X, Nexus 5 and others

Last month we saw word of a Fitbit beta release program that was going to add sync support for a variety of additional devices, including the Nexus 5. Well, judging from the Fitbit app update that recently arrived in the Play Store, it appears as if the beta testing was a success. The Fitbit app has been updated and with that comes sync support for a handful of new devices as well as improved support for a pair of older devices.

Fitbit prepping beta release for Nexus users

Fitbit has had an Android app available for a while now, but as we often see, the device support is rather limited. Officially speaking, the Fitbit Android app uses Bluetooth 4.0 with the LE (Low Energy) feature. For now that support is limited to a handful of Samsung devices, but it looks like some Nexus devices are getting ready to enter a beta testing period.

Fitbit Force official with step counting, sleep tracking and more

The Fitbit Force activity tracker has been officially unveiled this morning. The Force joins the growing Fitbit lineup alongside the Zip and One, however this is a bracelet style tracker similar to the Flex. The Force tracks your steps, sleep and more. There is also an LED display which shows the time, and promised as a coming soon item; call notifications.

Adidas’ new miCoach X_Cell spotted at FCC

Adidas has been quite silent lately in the field of exercise tracking devices and software, with some of the spotlight focused on other fitness brands like Fitbit. It seems that Adidas isn't ready to let its competitors get the last laugh as a new miCoach device was seen heading to the FCC in preparation for a release very soon.
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