RunKeeper archive

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 to come with over $500 of free subscriptions and premium services
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    Samsung Galaxy S5 to come with over $500 of free subscriptions and premium services

    By 3 March 2014

    As if the Samsung Galaxy S5 launch isn't already likely to be the company's largest yet, it is also giving away more than $500 of premium services and subscriptions with the phone. The UK's Carphone Warehouse recently revealed that it has had more pre-registration...

  • Top 5 apps to turn your iPhone 5S into a fitness tracker
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    Top 5 apps to turn your iPhone 5S into a fitness tracker

    By 30 December 2013

    When Apple released the iPhone 5S in September, one of its main features was the new M7 processor. Separate from the main A7 CPU, the M7 processor's function is to collect sensor data from integrated accelerometers, gyroscopes and compasses. Essentially,...

  • A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December
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    A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December

    By 14 December 2013

    The Christmas countdown is on and there's tech aplenty on the approach too. What will Santa put under the tree this year? Perhaps it'll be the rather lovely 8-inch LG G Pad tablet. Or, if there's a bit more cash in the kitty and you're off on a new year's...

  • Magellan Echo review
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    Magellan Echo review

    By 12 December 2013

    Running watches are fast becoming two a penny. Magellan, best known as GPS company, is also entering the ever-busying market with its Echo smartwatch. But with the likes of the TomTom Runner, Pebble, Adidas miCoach Smart Run, Samsung Galaxy Gear - and...

  • Runkeeper iPhone update adds new training tab, easier to find plans and more
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    Runkeeper iPhone update adds new training tab, easier to find plans and more

    By 19 July 2013

    Runkeeper has updated its iPhone application to 3.6, adding a new training tab to house training plans in a neater fashion, and to give you coaching tips throughout your scheduled. Available on the iTunes App Store now, the new Runkeeper fitness app puts...

  • Runkeeper and MyFitnessPal join forces
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    Runkeeper and MyFitnessPal join forces

    By 25 June 2013

    Runkeeper has finally integrated MyFitnessPal into its app, meaning you can now follow every single element of your fitness from one single place. The same applies the other way round, so any exercise done through Runkeeper will automatically update the...

  • RunKeeper officially hits Pebble smart watch, has eyes on Google Glass too
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    RunKeeper officially hits Pebble smart watch, has eyes on Google Glass too

    By 7 May 2013

    RunKeeper has announced that integration with the Pebble E Ink smart watch is now official. The RunKeeper 3.3 app update for both Android and iOS includes support for the device. First announced when Pebble was a glint in its developers' eyes, the partnership...

  • RunKeeper will now measure your performance against...wild animals
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    RunKeeper will now measure your performance against...wild animals

    By 28 September 2012

    Fitness fans will now be able to see how their performances measure against the world’s wildlife, with a new tie up between fitness app RunKeeper and Notch.me. The idea is that you connect your RunKeeper or Fitbit data to the Notch.me service and it...

  • RunKeeper training plans now free thanks to latest update
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    RunKeeper training plans now free thanks to latest update

    By 7 September 2012

    Fitness app RunKeeper has released an update that means sports enthusiasts will no longer have to pay for the various training plans on offer.  Conduced by professional coaches the training plans are geared towards helping people to lose weight through...

  • GymPact and Runkeeper to charge you for not exercising
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    GymPact and Runkeeper to charge you for not exercising

    By 28 August 2012

    If someone offered to pay you for doing exercise would you do it? What if you had to pay someone if you failed to do the exercise you promised? That's the idea behind a new app that taps into exercise app and website Runkeeper to reward or penalise you...

  • Running blind: How Simon Wheatcroft uses his iPhone to see
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    Running blind: How Simon Wheatcroft uses his iPhone to see

    By 22 May 2012

    When Simon Wheatcroft says to his wife that he is going for a run, it's not the kind of run that you or I would take lightly. Blind by the age of 17, the 29-year-old student who classes himself an ultra-runner, trains solo with only the help of his iPhone...

  • Pebble smartwatch adds Runkeeper app support
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    Pebble smartwatch adds Runkeeper app support

    By 2 May 2012

    Runkeeper has teamed up with overnight Kickstarter success stars Pebble, to offer a Runkeeper app for the watch when it comes out. In a move that will see it go head to head with the Nike+ GPS Sports Watch, users of the Runkeeper service that get the...

  • Best Windows Phone 7 apps
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    Best Windows Phone 7 apps

    By 27 December 2011

    So you've got a Windows Phone 7 phone, and now you need to fill it with lovely Windows Phone 7 apps. But with over 45,000 apps available for the Microsoft platform what are the best ones to get and are there any that take advantage of the Metro interface. ...

  • APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)

    By 15 November 2011

    If you’re like us, you probably like a good drink, some hearty food and probably a bit too much snack time, sitting on the sofa playing games. But all that luxury and fun means you’ve got to pay for it some how, and the Run Keeper app is hoping to...