Endomondo announced today that their popular fitness tracking app can now connect with the Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2. Using a compatible Samsung device, you'll be able to start, stop, and pause workouts, view distance data, exercise time, burned calories and more. There is built-in support for the Gear 2 heart-rate monitor as well.
Gear Fit users simply need to fire up Endomondo to get going, while Gear 2 users will also need to download a companion app through Gear Manager.
Endomondo Fitness App Now Connects With Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2
COPENHAGEN, Denmark – August 13, 2014 – Furthering support for wearables, Endomondo today announces integration of its popular Endomondo Sports Tracker app with the Samsung Gear Fit and Samsung Gear 2. Endomondo's new feature is compatible with 17 of Samsung's Android smartphones linking to the two devices.
Endomondo paired with the Gear Fit or Gear 2 lets users start, pause or stop a workout without reaching for smartphones. Data such as distance, time exercising, calories burned and more can be displayed, and the built-in HR monitor is supported on Gear 2. Users can also set the smartwatch's display to be light or dark for easy viewing.
Gear Fit and Gear 2 support is part of the latest Endomondo Sports Tracker app, which can be downloaded free from Google Play. Gear 2 users must also download the Endomondo companion app through the Galaxy Gear Manager.
"Endomondo is one of the most popular fitness networks," said Lee Epting, Vice President Media Solution Center Europe, Samsung Electronics. "This is why it is important for us to be working together. As wearable technology advances, Gear users will have access to the latest and best features that support fitness."
Mette Lykke, Endomondo's CEO/Co-Founder, said "Endomondo now integrates with Gear Fit and Gear 2, as well as other smartwatches and numerous heart rate monitors. Our goal is to make Endomondo the leading companion app for fitness fans, so syncing with Samsung devices is a logical part of our ongoing development for wearable technology entering the mobile fitness space."
For more information about Endomondo, please visit http://www.endomondo.com or http://blog.endomondo.com/.
Having tracking issues on your Quest 2? It might be your Christmas lights
Some users have been having tracking issues with their Oculus Quest 2 since Christmas decorations started going up, and you might be surprised at the correlation!
The best Cyber Monday phone deals anywhere
If you're hoping to find a new phone at a discount, Cyber Monday is the perfect opportunity to shop for one. This year's sale is lasting longer than ever, and a number of early Black Friday deals are already live!
Android apps on Windows 10 will be even worse than on Chromebooks
Android apps on Windows is an idea that faces so many hurdles it's unlikely to be very good. And a "not very good" Android experience is the last thing anyone needs.
These are the screen protectors you'll want to get for your Galaxy S20 FE
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has arrived and is surely going to compete with the top Android phones for the months to come. If you're planning to hang onto this device for the next few years, you'll want to make sure it's protected from every angle. These are the best screen protectors for the Galaxy S20 FE that you can get today.