iOS 8.2 Will Allow Diabetics To Track Their Blood Sugar Through Apple Health Again

iOS 8.2 Will Allow Diabetics To Track Their Blood Sugar Through Apple Health Again

iOS 8.2 preview builds have been out to developers for a while now, so we've been able to get a look at what this upcoming mobile update has in store. As it turns out, Apple Health will be getting a few improvements in iOS 8.2, including the reintroduction of its ability to track blood glucose levels.

by Connor Sears

Apple Watch

The Health Apps In The Apple Watch Are Highlighted In A New Page On Apple's Website

Apple put up a collection of new pages on the Apple Watch website, describing three of the different functions the Apple Watch will accomplish upon its release next year. One of these pages focuses on the Apple Watch's health and fitness capabilities, including its coaching functions and trophy system.

by Connor Sears

iOS 8

Get Around The Lack Of Cooperation Between Apple And Fitbit With A New App

Fitbit and Apple aren't getting along right now. Luckily for the consumer, a new app is helping people get around that and sync their Fitbit data with their iPhone.

by Connor Sears

iOS 8

Apple Assures Everyone That Data Collected By Apple Health Stays Private

Apple has been meeting with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the last few months to assure the agency that it is taking appropriate steps to keep user health data it collects via the new Apple Health app and the upcoming Apple Watch private, Reuters reported.

by Connor Sears

Google Fit

Google Fit Lets You Keep All Your Fitness Data Centralized On Your Android

Yesterday, Google launched a Google Fit app for Android phones that lets Android users keep all of their fitness data from Android Wear watches and other third-party sources in one easy location.

by Connor Sears

iOS 8

Apple Health Is Temporarily Disabling Glucose Input While Update Adds U.K. And Australia Units Into The App

Apple is rolling out an update for the iOS 8 Health app that will temporarily disable manual input of blood sugar levels as the developers work on a patch that will add support to another type of blood glucose measurement used in countries like the U.K. and Australia.

by Connor Sears

iOS 8

Your iPhone 6 Is Already Looking Out For Your Health, Whether Or Not You Told It To

Apple's new Health app that shipped with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is meant to help Apple users keep closer track of their health than ever before. According to a new report on ZDNet, what we didn't know was that it has already started doing that.

by Connor Sears

Jawbone UP

Jawbone Releases App For Apple Health, Tracks Fitness With No UP Wristband Required

Jawbone released its new Apple HealthKit app UP yesterday, giving iOS 8 users a new way to track their exercise, eating habits and sleeping patterns.

by Connor Sears

  
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