I sit down with a nice glass of red, pop on Netflix and find a bit of nostalgia to watch – E.T., everyone’s favourite Extra-Terrestrial. As I reminisce about corded telephones, hair with no product and the early 80s, it strikes me that this movie was made 37 years ago. Thirty-seven years ago? How on earth (pardon the pun) did I get to be 48 so fast?
These days if your Fitbit or Apple Watch gets your step count wrong, it’s probably broken. Because counting steps is THE most basic function of even the cheapest fitness watch on the market. To prove our point, we’ve compiled a list of awesome features – new to our favourite wearable devices! You’re welcome!
Mobile health apps – or mHealth apps – are everywhere. But they’re not that sticky – research shows that people abandon them after 6 months. The thing is, the technology that goes into these apps has so much potential to help people lead healthier lives. So what’s a health app gotta do to get some love?