Whether you’re talking about fitness trackers, smartwatches, connected clothing or wearables in general, you’re likely to encounter some technical terms that you’ve never seen before. In this article, we’re going to try to explain the most common terms one by one. What does ‘Quantified self’ mean? What is Tizen? What is Android Wear? Well, read on and find out.
The very first time you set up an Android device, you’ll be asked if you want to share your location data. If you say yes, then Google automatically adds your movements to your Location History, which you can look at in the Timeline section of your Google Account.
Apart from the 10,000 steps challenge that many of us try to achieve on a daily basis, keeping track of the number of calories burned each day happens to be THE measure that fitness trackers and smartwatches rely on. While having data at your fingertips is great, the more pressing question would be: what do I actually do with it?