Microsoft Health app update adds Auto-Pause to the Microsoft Band 2

I woke up this morning to an update to the Microsoft Health app that adds a new features to the Microsoft Band. The main change with this release is bike ride Auto Pause which enables you band to automatically pause tracking your bike ride when you stop and it will…

Fixing notification issues with the Microsoft Band 2 and Windows 10 Mobile

Since switching to a Windows 10 Mobile with my Lumia 950 XL I have occasionally run into issues getting notifications on the Microsoft Band 2. I have also seen many others having notification issues as well, the type of issues I have seen are where email, SMS, notification centre and…

Microsoft Band to get new social sharing features

Microsoft have just announced the latest set of updates to the Microsoft Band. You can now share the results of your activity (workout, run, sleep etc) via Facebook, Twitter, email or text message. It works by sharing a summary of your activity with a link to your public facing dashboard….

Microsoft Band 2 updated with weight tracking and improved GPS battery performance

Microsoft have pushed out an update for the Microsoft Band 2 and Microsoft Health app. The update adds weight tracking to the Microsoft Health app and a GPS power saving mode when you are using the Band 2. The extended power mode reduces the battery drain when using GPS tracking…

Microsoft release charging stand for the Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft have just released a new charging stand for the Microsoft Band 2 that would be perfect on the bedside table. The stand holds the Band 2 charging it up with the Band’s charging cable. The $20 stand doesn’t include the charging cable but it is a neat way of…

Microsoft announce new music controls, activity reminders and enhanced Exercise tile for the Microsoft Band

Microsoft have announced a set of updates for the Microsoft Band that address some of the shortcomings of Microsoft’s fitness device. The main new feature is music control directly from the Microsoft Band. You can pause, play, skip forward and back, and control the volume from the Band’s touch screen….

The Digital Lifestyle Show #528 – On Sale Now!

Welcome to this week’s. Jason, Garry and I talk about the return of the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool and the reason Microsoft withdrew the update. We talk about Windows 10 Mobile, Lumia beamer, how to fix a Surface keyboard that isn’t working, Microsoft Band 2 and our new Windows 10…

Pimp My Band updated to work with the Microsoft Band 2

One of my favourite apps for the Microsoft Band is Pimp My Band an app for customising the look and feel of the Band. The app has been updated adding support for the new Microsoft Band 2 so that the background images now scale to the better resolution of the…

Video: First impressions of the Microsoft Band 2

The Microsoft Band 2 has just been released in the UK and my Band arrived yesterday. My first impression of the Band 2 is it feels a very differently designed device, it is not as ridged as the first Band which makes it a lot more comfortable on the wrist….

Got a new or replacement Microsoft Band and it doesn’t sync? Here is a quick fix

Recently my original Microsoft Band split and I returned to Microsoft, they send me a band new Band and I was impressed with quick turnaround. When I got my new Microsoft Band I paired it up with the Microsoft Health app and it all look ok until I found after…

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