When Apple initially boasted iOS 8, among its largest features was Health and wellness, an app that was expected to function as the foundation to full blast wellness and wellbeing apps. Boasted to be a hub for all the like night and day details gathered by third-party health trackers and so forth, Wellness was, and still is, fairly amazing for those that such as to take note of their health and wellness.

Unfortunately, the Health and wellness API and also any kind of applications that were developed to use it needed to be plucked the 11th hr, with iOS 8 being required to ship with no of the brand-new hotness developed in. Now though, with iOS 8.0.2 now landing on iPhones and also iPads around the country, not just is Health and wellness active as well as kicking however those applications that count on i t are now beginning to roll – – or should it be, run – – onto the App Store.


The very first of those apps to actually make use of Apple’s Health and wellness is Fitport, which behaves as a central dash for health and wellness info as well as then shares that information with the Wellness application. Upon introducing for the first time, Fitport quick guides individuals through a collection of settings that controls exactly what data could be shown Health, and also as an outcome, various other 3rd party applications.


A lot more brand-new and also upgraded apps are starting to be pushed onto the App Store, with Runkeeper merely obtaining an update that makes use of iOS 8-specific features in order to provide an even far better encounter compared to before. Anticipate to see various other applications jump on the bandwagon earlier as opposed to later, also, with apps that were ready before iOS 8 going live now being pushed back onto the App Store.


Also though iOS has been out awhile, the addition of Health as well as associated apps provides us something new to have fun with, as well as in the post iPhone launch haze of late September, that’s always a great point without a doubt!

iOS 8.0.1 was a big clutter from Apple’s end which left around 40,000 iPhone 6 / 6 Plus devices without mobile service as well as Touch ID capability, and also with the launch of iOS 8.0.2 yesterday, Apple has actually essentially repaired a number of bugs which could’ve meant difficulty for the firm if they just weren’t dealt with swiftly.

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