Nike lastly introduces a Fuelband app for Android
Regardless of rumors of the Nike+ Fuelband’s demise (and a cozy relationship with Apple), the sportswear maker has lastly expanded its compatibility by releasing a sync app for Android. Identical to the iOS companion app, it communicates with Nike’s wearable health tracker over Bluetooth, however this one solely works with the newer Fuelband SE and a choose record of Android telephones. Requiring Android four.three and Bluetooth LE help, proper now that record consists of the Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One, Nexus 5 and the Moto X. Final yr Nike denied it even had an Android app within the works, and but right here we’re. The function record seems corresponding to the iOS model, however coming greater than two years after the Fuelband initially launched, we’re questioning how Nike+ will match into the well being and wearable plans being laid out by Apple, Google and the remaining.
NikeFuel Every day Aim – Create a objective, edit and think about progress towards that objective.
Periods – Monitor deliberate durations of motion, resembling exercises and video games, by beginning and ending a Session on the Nike+ FuelBand SE. Evaluation session knowledge afterward for a targeted evaluation of motion. Customers can calibrate and share periods by way of Nikeplus.com.
Transfer Reminders and Win The Hour – Customers can arrange Transfer Reminders on their Nike+ FuelBand SE so they may keep in mind to get shifting for 5 minutes out of each hour. The Nike+ FuelBand App permits customers to trace their success with Win The Hour stats.
NikeFuel Leaderboards – Examine knowledge with associates and the group through the use of Nike+ Pals and the NikeFuel group.
Exercise and Session Historical past – Analyze previous exercise knowledge to see progress and patterns.
NikeFuel Day by day Aim Recognition – When a aim is achieved, an onscreen celebration will seem.
Automated Syncing – Bluetooth LE seamlessly syncs Nike+ FuelBand knowledge to a suitable Android handset.
Profile and Settings – View and edit Nike+ account info and Nike+ FuelBand SE gadget settings on the app.
– NikeFuel (@NikeFuel) June 17, 2014
- Key specs
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- Sort Wearable / clip-on
- Monitoring metrics Movement / steps, Energy
- Show Sure
- Battery life As much as four hours
- Dimensions 5.seventy nine x 5.seventy nine x zero.seventy five in
- Introduced 2012-01-19
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