An update to Microsoft Health for Android adds support for Cortana on the Band.
The Italian Windows Blog Windows Blog Italia has managed to get their hands on an incoming Band 2 firmware update.
For the visually impaired, being able to hear their surroundings is imperative to their daily lives. Microsoft collaborated with UK charity Guide Dogs to take this a step further last year, with a headset designed to help them navigate their ... Read more
Many researchers have been working to develop a better way to take x-rays, while reducing the level of radiation exposure, to patients. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, have adapted new technology for x-rays, through the use of the ... Read more
Microsoft's Band 2 isn't the only player in fitness bands. In fact, FitBit is the clear industry leader at the moment, and they've been pretty good with their Windows 10 support. As proof, they released an update to version 2.3 ... Read more
The Microsoft Band 2 is available everywhere starting today, and the reviews are starting to pour in on the update from the popular original version. Buried in Microsoft's announcement, though, is news about a new first party nutrition partner, Lose ... Read more
Yesterday we reported about the 2nd generation Band at the Windows 10 devices event, as well as its October 30th release date. In preparation for the launch of the second generation Microsoft Band, Microsoft has just updated the accompanying Health ... Read more
Technology has evolved quite a lot over the years, with many new innovations that try to make life a lot easier. And Dr. Simon Kos, the health industry manager for Microsoft in Australia, already has an idea about how technology ... Read more
When the iPhone kicked off the smartphone revolution, one could only dream of the implications of having a powerful computer in your pocket. People now use their phones to compose music, translate signs into other languages, and about a million ... Read more
When Microsoft unveiled the Band, part of the excitement came from the accompanying Health platform. Its promise? Essentially, it’s Microsoft’s new direction, applied to fitness. Here’s how they describe it on the Health website: “Microsoft Health is the beginning of ... Read more
Since its introduction late last year, one of the Microsoft Band’s more unique features has been its guided workouts. These workouts include exercise programs from brands like Gold’s Gym, Shape, and Men’s Fitness, and give beginners a good starting point. ... Read more
As the wearables space heats up, competition for Fitbit, the market leader, is coming in from all sides. According to market research company Argus Insights, Microsoft is at the forefront of those smaller competitors who are excelling at "consumer delight.” Even so, ... Read more