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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 you can think of. It's quite a gruesome picture if you think about it. But despite all that, some of us still hold on to this unhealthy habit. Although it hasn't been long since I stopped smoking, in the last three months I've learned a few things about how your Android smartphone can help you quit smoking.
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 objects are smartwatches: these easy to wear gadgets range from simplistic fashion accessories with a couple of features to complex technology that lets you do quite a lot of things. The Huawei W1 is is somewhere in between these two extremes, but it has a lot to offer.
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 company behind the smartwatch we're reviewing, is a relative newcomer to this game, and has a different approach to this type of product than most manufacturers. Read our review to know their Vector Luna watch fares amongst the competition. Is it any good? Is it worth buying?
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 addition to anyone's quest for better health. Jawbone offers several fitness trackers with varying features. I've been wearing an UP3 for a little over two weeks now. Does it live up to the company's description as "The world's most advanced tracker?".
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 more about how it looks, what it has to offer, how much it costs and where to buy it.
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 how well it works, if it might help you improve your health and wellbeing, and whether it is a device that won't cause any weird rashes and health problems while wearing it, then you should read this review before purchasing Fitbit Charge HR. There's lots of ground to cover, so let's get started:
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 maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet after you reach your goal weight. Let's start and go through all the features that this app has to offer.
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 idea on how these devices can improve their life. Well… one good reason to buy a wearable is to help you lose weight. In this article, I will share how to use a wearable device in conjunction with the MyFitnessPal app, in order to track your calorie deficit and actually lose weight.
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 this because I have been doing food logging for almost a year. In this article, I am going to share how anyone can log their food using a popular, free, mobile application named MyFitnessPal, which works on all major mobile platforms: Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
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 getting the data from paying attention to my activity, sleep and food, I have drawn some very interesting conclusions. In this article, I will share with you the data from December 2014, compared to the rest of the year.