Microsoft is shutting down the backend powering all the online-based Microsoft Band features.
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Microsoft is renaming its Microsoft Health app on Android, iPhone and Windows phone to Microsoft Band, ostensibly because it's a more obvious name for customers. But then, that's the problem: There are no customers.
With the Band 2 reaching its end of life and no Band 3 on the horizon, the future of the company's health initiative is a bit foggy.
The Microsoft Health app for Android is being updated today, adding support for the Cortana digital personal assistant. Yes, that means that you can now use Cortana on your Band 2.
Thanks to a coming update to the Microsoft Health mobile app, Microsoft Band users will be able to compete with their friends on Facebook using new social challenges and leaderboards.
Band 2 users can keep track of their daily fitness goals in Cortana by connecting their Microsoft Health account to Microsoft's personal digital assistant. Here's how to do so.
Microsoft this week updated its Band 2 wearable with a new battery-saving GPS mode and weight tracking functionality. The software giant says that both changes were driven by customer feedback.