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What Are Fitness Trackers?

Various Fitbit Fitness Tracker Products

Various Fitbit Fitness Tracker Products

The beginning of every year brings with it the rush of advertisers and products trying to help people with their resolutions. One of the biggest areas that marketers try to take advantage of the New Year’s resolution is fitness. The idea of becoming more fit is very appealing to many people. One of the big tech products to cash in on this yearly trend is that of the fitness tracker. There are plenty of them on the market with many companies not related to fitness announcing new fitness products including LG and Razer. So what exactly is a fitness tracker and how can it help you to get more fit? Continue reading

Google Announces They Want To Do Everything

Google I/O LogoToday kicks off the Google I/O conference where they announce to developers upcoming software and products. This year’s conference was a major event because they announced a huge number of items. Based upon what they announced, Google wants to basically get into every aspect of your digital life. In essence, they are trying to tie just about anything into their Android operating system which is used by the majority of smartphones on the market.

New Version Of Android Coming

The main purpose of the Google I/O conference is to highlight the next version of Android, dubbed Android L at this point. This looks to be a major redesign of the interface that also introduces a whole ton of new features that tie into other announcements at the conference. In terms of appearance, it is going to have a more flat design to try and bring together smartphones and tablets into a more unified experience. Graphics support and performance are both being improved which is pretty much expected in just about any update. In addition to these, Google is introducing better ways for developers to try and improve battery life and also introducing a new battery saver mode to help extend running times.

There are no official products announced at this time that will be using the new Android L operating system but the first products should reach market sometime this fall. It should also be noted that this OS is going to be used for a wider variety of applications than just smartphones and tablets. Continue reading