HealthKit Stories February 11

expiredQardioArm’s Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor works w/ HealthKit: $69 at Amazon ($30 off)

Amazon is offering the QardioArm Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor for $68.98 shipped. Matched at B&H. That’s $30 off the going rate found at retailers like Office Depot and is within two bucks of the Amazon low. This monitor allows you to wirelessly keep tabs on your blood pressure using a smartphone, tablet, Apple Watch or Android Wear device. The Qardio app allows you to store your data and share it with your doctor or family members. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 65% of reviewers.

HealthKit Stories March 19, 2015

Atari’s new Fit app for iOS and Android rewards users w/ classic arcade games

Atari is joining the fitness craze today, releasing details on its new free workout app for iOS and Android. The Atari Fit App will work in tandem with popular fitness trackers such as FitBit and Jawbone, to collect data. It will also import and export data with Apple’s HealthKit and other apps like Run Keeper and Google Fit. Atari has a full compliment of workout routines built into the app, focusing on full-body circuit workouts, running programs, and conditioning.

So what makes this different from other fitness apps? Working out with the Atari Fit app unlocks rewards, including popular titles from the game maker, including Pong, Super Breakout, and Centipede. Additionally, users will be able to use milestones to receive Walgreen’s Balance Rewards as well.

Download for iOS or Android.

HealthKit Stories January 27, 2015

If you are interested in a better sleep experience, but find the Sleep Cycle app or an expensive mattress aren’t the answer, you may want to check out the Luna smart mattress cover. What was born out of an Indiegogo campaign is set to become a reality later this year. Instead of re-making an entire mattress, that would ultimately prove to be very costly, Luna is a mattress cover that fits many beds. It is covered in sensors, which helps track your movement, sleeping habits and interacts with your data to monitor your overall health.

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HealthKit Stories November 6, 2014

Today, Jaybird is releasing their first activity tracker, Reign, which is designed by athletes for athletes. The Reign helps improve your performance, gives you insight throughout the day, and learns your body so you can perform better:

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HealthKit Stories October 15, 2014

Breathometer’s first smartphone breathalyzer was launched thanks to a successful Indiegogo campaign that raised $138,377 or 554% of its original goal. A little over a year later, Breathometer has introduced its latest breathalyzer, which it calls Breeze. It isn’t just a toy for college kids to see who can get more drunk, it’s a powerful tool that can help you drink responsibly… expand full story

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