Microsoft Enters Fitness Market with Microsoft Band and Health

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It looks like the unveiling of Apple HealthKit really shook up the mobile fitness world with Google introducing Google Fit yesterday and Microsoft stepping into the ring with Microsoft Band, powered by Microsoft Health. First up is the wearable fitness tracker, which runs on the Health software and is compatible with Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The band features all the things offered by modern fitness trackers including steps, calorie burned, sleep quality, heart rate and UV light, with added smartwatch features such as text messaging, call notifications, social media updates and GPS. The battery is said to last 48 hours, while the surface is water-resistant. The Microsoft Band is now available for $200 at Microsoft retailers and online.

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“LIVE FAST DIE FLY” Nick Reed is not the typical New Orleans native. Even with an B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Xavier University, it has been said that he was always different. Through fashion and creative writing Nick has always found a way to express himself. He is the owner of So Authentic promotional group and was a former Editor-in chief of the Xavier Herald. Over the past few years he and partner Yoey Yo have developed My HELL OF A LIFE and GFC clothing brand in hopes to change the world. Their main goal is to just make the world a little more fresh.

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  1. everybody getting on that fitness kick

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