With iOS 8.0.2 release, apps with HealthKit integration start appearing in Apple’s App Store

“After a series of botched updates, which meant HealthKit apps could not launch alongside iOS 8’s release, Apple has finally started allowing apps that integrate with the Health app into the App Store,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac. “The first of many is FitPort, which acts as a replacement dashboard for Health information, with all data being synced back into the Health database.”

“HealthKit apps were originally supposed to return to the store with iOS 8.0.1, but given the cellular and Touch ID bugs with the update for iPhone 6 users, Apple had to pull the update,” Mayo reports. “Now that 8.0.2 is out, Apple has finally allowed HealthKit apps to return to the store as shown by the appearance of FitPort.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]


  1. I am sure that Wall Street is noting that the world’s only 64-bit smart phones now have the FitPort apps working. And the the new iPhone 6 devices even know how far you go up and down the stairs in your daily exercise. That is different from walking on a flat surface.

    I am sure they talked about it between the FUD.

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