I had some time to mess around with the new Health app. It does a fantastic job collecting the health and fitness data from your iPhone’s health and fitness apps, and the simple charts on Health app’s dashboard are coming alive.
The number of iPhones that bent is infinitesimal (nine iPhones) compared with the number of iPhones in consumers pockets (millions of iPhones). I would not worry too much about becoming a victim of #bendgate. However, I would still be careful about sitting on your new iPhone 6 lest you become the latest victim.
With your new iPhone 6 ordered it is time to prepare for its arrival with a new case that serves your needs.
There are thousands of iPhone cases on the market to choose from. They come in various styles/colors and are made of different materials that each promise varying degrees of protection to serve different needs. A case you would use for day-to-day activities may not be rugged enough for your intense weekend workouts or runs. While I prefer that my iPhone live in one case, I have learned that there is no one-size fits all solution when it comes to cases. You may not alway need a case that can be submerged under water (unless you have kids). You may have a desk job and not need the extra protection for drops and bumps during the work-week. You may like your iPhone attached to you. You need to consider these factors as well as the price, size, weight, durability, survivability and the amount of protection offered. With so many factors to consider and options to choose from you can get dizzy buying your new iPhone 6 case. To help you begin your journey here are a some new and veteran cases on the market. Continue reading Protect Your New iPhone 6 With a New Case→
Apple provided some new details about Apple’s new Health app, which will be included in iOS 8. You can download iOS 8 and the new Health app on September 17, 2014.
The new Health app provides an easy-to-read dashboard for all of your health and fitness data. Developers can use the HealthKit SDK to consolidate your health and fitness data in one place on your iOS device. Apple’s Health web site contains more information about the Health app and HealthKit SDK.
The Health app stores and analyzes your heart rate, calories burdened, blood sugar, cholesterol. It also provides an emergency card (accessible from the lock screen) that provides important health information such as your blood type and allergies. Continue reading iOS 8 and Health app→