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RunKeeper update gives smartwatch users GPS sans phone

RunKeeper update gives smartwatch users GPS sans phone

RunKeeper has pushed out an update that brings some requested features to smartwatch owners (certain smartwatches, at least). The most notable of the changes is support for wearables that have their own GPS, eliminating the need to lug a phone around while out running or doing other activities. Those who have earbuds with heart rate monitoring can now use them with the latest update, as well, eliminating the need to use a less convenient heart monitor like a chest strap.

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RunKeeper Breeze tracks fitness with context using iPhone 5s’ M7

RunKeeper Breeze tracks fitness with context using iPhone 5s’ M7

Fitness app RunKeeper has launched a new iPhone app, Breeze by RunKeeper, aiming to not only track movement but put it into context, making suggestions as to the best times to boost your health. The app, only available for the iPhone 5s since it relies on Apple's M7 co-processor for tracking movement, uses a combination of traditional tracking and push notification prompts, as well as classifying you by animal.

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RunKeeper for iOS updates with social feed, leaderboards

RunKeeper for iOS updates with social feed, leaderboards

RunKeeper is the go-to app for many fitness junkies thanks to its rounded-out feature list and tons of different options, and the iOS version was updated today to include even more. RunKeeper users on iOS will now be able to enjoy a new social feed, as well as leaderboards that will keep you competing against your other fitness buddies.

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Pebble gets RunKeeper for apps before hardware

Pebble gets RunKeeper for apps before hardware

The Pebble watch project has gotten its first application integration confirmation from RunKeeper, a fitness application working on several mobile platforms including iOS and Android. At the Runkeeper website you're able to keep track of all you've done via your smartphone, and now you'll be able to track that information on your Pebble watch as well. The Pebble watch platform is one meant to work in tangent with your Android and iOS devices along with eink technology and will be produced later this year.

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