Under Armour may have stopped making connected health gadgets since 2017, but it’s now halting software support entirely for its HealthBox collection, which included a scale, a wristband, and a chest-strapped heart rate monitor. As reported by Ars Technica, UA quietly pulled UA Record, its mobile app for tracking fitness and weight changes, from the App Store and Play Store on New Year’s Eve. A week later, the company said existing HealthBox customers would be able to keep using their gadgets, but only by migrating data over to MapMyFitness, a platform it acquired in 2013.
The problem? MapMyFitness isn’t exactly an appropriate replacement for UA Record, as it’s unable to track, well, most things you’d want to track with a connected…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts