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Google Fit update simplifies viewing and adding your data

The Google Fit app doesn't often get updates, but there have been a few notable releases in the last few months. Earlier this year, Google updated the app so that it can use the cameras to measure your heart or respiratory rate — though only if you have a Google Pixel smartphone. One long-standing issue...

Google Fit’s new paced walking activity lets you walk to a beat

Yesterday, we spotted evidence that the Google Fit app for Android is preparing to add a new "paced walking" activity. The description mentioned that paced walking would allow users to set a pace for walks and play a tone to maintain their pace. At the time, the feature wasn't user-accessible. But it looks like it’s...

Google Fit prepares to add a new paced walking activity

The Google Fit app has received several improvements over the last few months. Towards the end of last year, Google rolled out a revamped home screen for the app and a few new Wear OS features. The company then introduced another new feature to Google Fit on Wear OS in February this year that automatically...

You can now sync your OnePlus Band to Google Fit

OnePlus’s first foray into the wearable segment came in a fitness tracker that was launched at the start of this year. In our review of the OnePlus Band, we lauded the fitness band for getting the fundamentals right and called it a solid first attempt. However, at the same time, we also felt that its...

Google Fit update turns Pixel phones into mobile heart and respiratory rate monitors

Forget your smartwatch: Google is adding a new feature to the Fit app that will allow Pixel phones to measure your heart rate and respiratory health. Google said that these new features take advantage of sensors that are already built into Pixel phones, including the microphone, camera, and accelerometer. To measure your heart rate, place your...

Google Fit on Wear OS is starting to automatically detect when a workout has finished

Google Fit for Wear OS is gaining a new ability that addresses a common pain point faced by many users: forgetting to end a workout session. Earlier, if you started recording your workout and didn’t end it manually, Google Fit would go on recording everything as though you were still doing your workout and thus...

Here’s the new Google Fit design and features coming to Wear OS

Earlier this month, Google announced an update for the Google Fit app on Android and Wear OS with a redesigned UI and new features. The update brought a new easy-to-view hub on the Google Fit app on Android, which summarizes your metrics, daily and weekly goals for Heart Points and Steps, and your most recent...

Google Fit gets a revamped home screen on Android and new Wear OS features

Staying active and healthy is more important than ever. That’s why Google is introducing new features to Google Fit, with a big revamp to the home screen and new features for Wear OS. The update to Google Fit collects all the information from your connected apps and devices into a new easy-to-view hub. You’ll be able...