Google readies its own health and fitness tracking platform, dubbed Google Fit

By Jos · 4 replies
Jun 13, 2014
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  1. Hot on the heels of Apple's WWDC, where the Cupertino-based company announced its HealthKit platform for aggregating health and fitness-related data from third party apps and devices, Google is apparently set to launch a similar service at its own I/O...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,889   +1,223

    I know it's like an unwritten rule on tech websites that anytime Apple is mentioned you have to say they're from Cupertino, but we know by now. Cupertino is just a piece of SF, it's nothing special... if Apple were based on the Moon, it would be worth mentioning every story. Cupertino? Not so much.

    Well, obviously everyone had to jump on the bandwagon once the first one did. Looks like the next 'big' thing. Or not... who knows. I understand how technology can be very helpful in tracking health and exercise metrics, but the biggest technology market in the world is America. And here in America, we prefer the couch to the treadmill.
    Jad Chaar and Skidmarksdeluxe like this.
  3. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,423   +350

    Theres a typo there its mean't to be "Google's Fit"
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    A most creative name, I wonder which genius dreamed that up... That said, it's simple, which is always a plus.
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    This could be huge for the SmartWatch initiative.

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