Health

Are you passionate about using technology to improve your health and fitness? Do you want to learn how to eat healthier using technology? We write about apps, gadgets, and services that can help you improve your health. You will learn about apps that help you quit smoking, how to do food logging, as well as gadgets and apps that help you become fit. Stop being lazy and read how to be healthier using technology.

4 Best free Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone apps for quitting smoking

Smoking is one of the worst habits you can have: it's bad for you and it's bad for those close to you. Not long ago - 99 days, but who's counting? - my wife and I decided to quit smoking. We were both long term smokers and we were both at our "nth" try of quitting smoking. This...

6 Best free Android apps for quitting smoking

Smoking cigarettes is one of the best ways to make sure that you will have health problems sooner rather than later. You could develop lung cancer, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), all kinds of heart diseases, stroke, asthma, diabetes and all the other types of cancer...

The Huawei W1 smartwatch review - Stylish technology

If you haven't been living under a rock in the last couple of years, you have surely noticed that more and more objects are getting "smarter": first came the television set but nowadays you wouldn't be surprised to see smart toothbrushes as well. Some of the most popular smart...

The Vector Luna smartwatch review - Educated elegance!

Wearable technology is getting more important nowadays, as all of our everyday objects are getting smart. While we're still far from having helmets with HUDs and the like, the smartwatches have been around for a while and are now much more than simple toys. Vector Watch, the...

Reviewing the Jawbone UP3 - Is it really the most advanced fitness tracker?

Fitness bands are quite naturally popular these days. They offer people a lot of options for keeping track of what they're doing in the course of a day. From the simplest step-only pedometer to the most sophisticated track-everything wristbands, a fitness tracker can be a great...

Samsung Gear S2 - Is it the best designed smartwatch?

Last month, Samsung launched a smartwatch with an excellent design. Samsung Gear S2 manages to get ahead of Apple Watch and Android Wear in certain areas. As of November 12, they are rolling it out in many European countries like the UK, Germany or Romania. Read on to learn...

A long-time user's review of the Fitbit Charge HR

Fitbit Charge HR has been launched for a couple of months now so this review might be old news for you. However, we bet that our review will stand out from the rest, as it is made based on a couple of months of daily usage experience with this device. If you are curious to learn...

8 Things You Can Do With The Health & Fitness App In Windows 8.1

If you've always wanted to start exercising, to build a healthy body but didn't know where to begin, the Health and Fitness app from windows 8.1 could get you on the right path. You'll find workouts, diets and tips to help you get started on that dream body, and also to...

How To Use MyFitnessPal & A Wearable Device To Track Your Calorie Deficit

Last evening, I was watching the movie Still Alice and I saw one of the actors wearing a Jawbone UP device. This is new for me and it signals that wearables are slowly but surely becoming commonplace. Lately, many people ask me "what should I get?" without having a clear...

How To Log Your Food Intake With MyFitnessPal - Sharing The Basics

Do you want to lose weight? Want to learn more about your body? Do you have to count your carbs because you are managing a chronic disease like diabetes? Want to make sure you are eating macronutrients in the correct ratios? Food logging solves all these and even more. I know...

Christmas Doesn't Make You Fat, The Rest Of The Year Does

We've all been through the Christmas holidays, and are thinking of ways to compensate for the sudden change in lifestyle for 2 weeks. Everyone seems to be worried about the weight put on during the holidays, so I decided to have the first quantified Christmas and New Year. After...

What Is The Wearables Industry Doing With The Data From Your Gadgets?

In this article, we are going to talk about wearable devices and privacy. In my opinion, this is a heavily underrepresented topic, with exponentially growing importance in today's technology landscape. New devices are launching almost every week on Kickstarter and IndieGoGo and...

10 Things You Can Do With The Food & Drink App In Windows 8.1

If you always wanted a complete guide to help you in the kitchen, the Food & Drink app from Windows 8.1 could be one. It has everything you need to know about cooking and more. You'll find recipes and drinks specific to almost any country, tips and techniques to help...

A Geek's Quest To Quitting Coffee - How I Managed To Pull It Off

Have you ever found yourself getting through a day with excruciating headaches and then remembering that you forgot to drink coffee? You're not the only one. There is a very large number of people trying to quit coffee. A simple Google search yields a comparable number of results...

Real-Life Strategies For Logging Your Food Intake

In a previous article I have discussed about the benefits and pitfalls of logging your food and the conclusion was that there is ample reason for one to log the food intake. Especially when we want to lose some weight or to maintain that lost weight. But how do you actually log...

The Benefits & Pitfalls Of Logging Your Food Intake

I'm surprised at how little concern we have for what we are putting into our mouths compared to other activities. It's one of the most important decisions that we make daily, that can influence everything: from our mood and energy levels to long term health, both mentally and...