Microsoft Health Dashboard – Bites The Dust

Another one bites the dust. I always quite liked the Microsoft BAND and BAND 2. I was hopeful for the rumoured BAND3 that seemed to exist … but just not in public. Whether it existed or not is somewhat of a moot point as the Dashboard service will be discontinued in a few months time.…

The Activity Tracker That I Bought

I confess to not OWNING an activity tracker myself. I get some sent on loan from vendors that I return. I don’t really need/want one and my gadget cupboard is full. I do have quite a few sports watches and some of them have activity tracking functionality in them (which I don’t use). I confess to…

Microsoft BAND Review

This is a high quality, activity tracker that also supports low- to medium-level sporty activity with an inbuilt optical HR sensor. Positives: It looks great. It is compatible on iOS, Android and Windowsphone. It has optical HR AND it has GPS in the device. It has a high-resolution screen. The battery life is fantastic considering all the…

Perfect sleep tracking results on microsoftband

My Microsoft BAND kindly said goodnight to me last night when I put it in sleep mode. This morning it gave me simple clear information: Sleep Quality 93% Isn’t that the KEY information we need? I’ve spent ages with other manufacturers trawling through complicated graphs of highs and lows of sleep cycles. In reality are we going to…