YouTube's first original programming is set to premiere on February 10. The $9.99-a-month YouTube Red subscription service is offering a reality series staring video game sensation PewDiePie and three movies to start, in addition to the ad-free viewing already offered.
Eat healthier, move healthier, and be healthier with Fitbit.
Fitbit projects that it will have 40 million users in 2016. That's a lot of people who are using it to get healthier. Are you one of them? You are? That's great! Here's how you can get the most out of your Fitbit.
How to create a food plan in Fitbit for Android
How to change your water goal in Fitbit for Android
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Fitbit friends make getting fit and healthy more fun!
The friendly rivalries you form often become the best encouragements for staying on track with your health and fitness goals. This is especially true on those chilly winter days when you would rather stay at home, toasty and warm under your blankets, instead of going on your morning run. Let's review the ways that friends can make your...
Imperial or metric or British; what's your measure of choice?
Fitbit lets you decide how you want to measure things. So, whether you love inches and pounds and miles system, or you think that measuring weight in kilograms and distances in kilometers is where it's at, Fitbit has a setting for you. Let's take a look.
How to change switch between Imperial and metric length measurements in...
Track your way to your fitness goals using Fitbit!
Whatever your reason, you've to decided to track your fitness. Depending on your model, Fitbit lets you track steps, sleep, heart rate, and more. The handy app also helps you out with nutrition and meeting weight goals. All you need to do is download the Fitbit app and set up your account. And away we go!
How to download the Fitbit app...
Get your profile info up-to-date and get a handle on your Fitbit notifications.
Fitbit is an awesome tool for keeping track of your fitness goals. Here's how you can keep your account up to date.
How to edit your profile in Fitbit for Android
Fitbit is only as accurate as the data that you give it. Here's how to change the information in your profile.
Launch the Fitbit application from...
Sinking into a sea of despair because your Fitbit won't sync? We're here to throw you a life preserver.
Ever notice that every time you launch the Fitbit app to see your progress you see your stats update from the last time you looked at them? Although it may be tempting to believe there is a magical presence inside your phone updating the numbers and moving your progress bars around, it's...
The more, the merrier! Add Fitbit trackers to your Dashboard or replace old ones for shiny new ones!
You may have more than one Fitbit device, depending on the day. Or, you may have recently upgraded and are chucking out the Flex for the heavy duty Surge. Either way, you'll want to pair your new device with the Fitbit app and maybe even replace your old device. The Fitbit app lets you do...
Set your own goals for your Fitbit fitness tracking.
The American Heart Association recommends that everyone take 10,000 steps per day, but you want to challenge yourself to do 20,000 steps in a day. Good on you! With Fitbit, you can customize your goals for steps and more. Let's get started.
How to change your steps goal in Fitbit for Android
This setting measures how many steps you take...
Track and log your fitness goals at a glance with the Fitbit dashboard.
Fitbit understands that you're busy and don't have time to hunt for information. That's why the Dashboard exists: it's the first screen you see when you open the app and it's got all your important numbers in one place. Even better, Fitbit lets you customize which goals the Dashboard shows you. Let's take a look.
Fitbit gives you all of the options — not only can you tell it where you are, you can tell it when you are.
Do you travel a lot? Changing time zones and locales mess with the body's circadian rhythms, and when you're jet lagged the last thing you want to do is work out. However, Fitbit can still keep on track to your fitness goals with a few adjustments.
How to turn automatic time zone on...
Compete with your friends with challenges from Fitbit!
Challenges are a great way to motivate you to complete your goals in Fitbit. Most of the challenges only work with two or more people, but there's one challenge where you can complete against just yourself. Whether you're the fiercely competitive type or you just enjoy challenging yourself, there's an option for you. Let's take a look at...
Samsung recently announced a new API that would allow developers to build content and ad blockers for its web browser, and now one has been removed from Google Play. Adblock Fast, an app from the team at Rocketship Apps, was downloaded more than 50,000 times following its release, and made its way to the top charts quickly.
Nintendo will be launching its first ever smartphone app this year called Miitomo. Arriving in March, this title will be available in the U.S. on Android (as well as iOS-powered hardware). The company will open up pre-registration on February 17, meaning you'll have ample time to sign-up for a Nintendo Account to stay in the loop. Once registered with Nintendo, the company will notify you about...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 3 Feb 2016 6:02 am
Opera Max, an Android app that can help you reduce your data usage across different apps and services on your phone, has received an update meant to make using apps and browsing the web when connected to public Wi-Fi faster and more secure.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 3 Feb 2016 5:34 am
Amazon has launched its two-hour delivery service in India, dubbing it Amazon Now. Live in Bengaluru, the service provides essential household items in under two hours, with the ability to choose products from nearby Big Bazaar, Food World, Nature's Basket and other retail chains also available.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 3 Feb 2016 4:21 am
SwiftKey has confirmed the acquisition, stating:
Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is to enhance interaction between people and technology. We think these are a perfect match, and we believe joining Microsoft is the right next stage in our journey.
Microsoft has mentioned that it will continue to offer the...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 2 Feb 2016 1:24 am
WhatsApp now has 1 billion users. The communications platform has seen a meteoric rise in its userbase over the last year, adding 500 million new users. More recently, WhatsApp announced that it would be eliminating the annual subscription fee entirely, relying on connecting businesses with customers for monetization.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 2 Feb 2016 12:40 am
Microsoft's fitness-focused smartwatch, the Band 2, has picked up an update that brings new functionality when paired with Android smartphones, such as the ability to track weight, sharing your workouts, GPS enhancements, and activity reminders.
Samsung will be adding the ability to have ads blocked in its Android browser by opening a new Content Blocker extension API to developers. An update is rolling out now to devices running Lollipop or higher that enables the new functionality. Developers will be able to use Samsung's new Content Blocker extension API to develop both content and ad blockers for the browser.