Tag Archive: Running


How to choose the right running app for you

There are so many iPhone apps for runners, it’s hard to decide which one to use. Should you go for a familiar brand like Nike, or a specialist like Runkeeper? Ultimately, all running apps do pretty much the same thing: They use GPS to track how far and how fast you run. But when you […]

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Running without iPhone makes Apple Watch inaccurate

Runkeeper is one of the first big-name running apps to offer full watchOS 2 support, which means you can log a run on your Apple Watch even if you leave your iPhone behind. The Apple Watch’s built-in Workout app has always offered this feature, but it is new for third-party apps. I had never tried it before, […]

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iOS 9 already running on 2 out of 3 compatible devices

Apple has just released its second beta for iOS 9, coinciding with the release of Apple’s latest developer figures for iOS 9 adoption — showing that the company’s latest mobile OS can now be found on 2 out of every 3 compatible iPhones and iPads. In addition to 66 percent of users now upgraded to iOS […]

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Almost 3 out of 5 compatible devices are running iOS 9

Not content with selling a whopping 13 million iPhone 6s handsets in their first weekend on sale, Apple is also smashing records with iOS 9 adoption. According to Apple’s latest developer figures, just three weeks after its public debut, 57 percent of users with compatible mobile devices are already running iOS 9. Meanwhile, 33 percent are […]

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Adidas wants you to 3D-print your own running shoes

Imagine a day when you can turn on your 3D printer and just print out running shoes that match your feet perfectly. That day may be sooner than you think: sportswear company Adidas let loose a new proof of concept it wants to bring to market soon: 3D-printed running shoes. Called Futurecraft 3D, this lightweight, […]

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If the new Apple TV running iOS 9 looks this gorgeous, take our money now

We know that the next Apple TV will be a radical, gaming focused overhaul of Apple’s streaming set-top box, but what will it actually look like? Wednesday will tell, but if it looks and feels anything like this iOS 9 overhauled concept by Andrew Ambrosino, we’ll be pretty happy indeed. Ironically shown running on a […]

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Hacker gets custom watch faces running on the Apple Watch

Hamza Sood – the same hacker who managed to bring Flappy Bird to the Apple Watch as a native app – has just hacked Apple’s wearable to do something just as cool: run custom watch faces. This evening, Sood took to Twitter to post a 23-second long video, showing a custom watch face running on […]

Why you may run into trouble if you try to switch running apps

Using a running app to log your workouts is a great way to track your progress and stay motivated. But have you considered who actually owns the workout data you are logging? If you ever decide to switch apps, you might be in for a surprise. While some services, like Strava, make it easy to […]

Handy running accessory charges your iPhone (and could save your life)

You can charge your smartphone while cycling or running with an accessory also designed to keep you alive on the road. Sounds like a lot to ask of a battery pack, but the Boost Pack by BSEEN does both with… Read more ›

How Apple Watch heart rate sensor can improve your running

When you run with Apple Watch, swiping to the right in the Workout app reveals your heart rate. Is this just for curiosity value, or can it actually help you improve your running? Green versus infrared LEDs: the difference with… Read more ›