“Apple may soon stop selling the popular Fitbit devices, as it clears way for its own wearable technology product set to launch sometime next year, according to sources,” Lauren Goode reports for Re/code.
“The move comes a week after Fitbit issued a statement saying it was still ‘evaluating integration with HealthKit,’ Apple’s new software application that acts as a central repository for health and fitness data on iPhones,” Goode reports. “Many other health and fitness app makers, including Strava, Withings, iHealth, Jawbone Up and MyFitnessPal, have willingly updated their apps to give users the option to send their data to HealthKit.”
Goode reports, “Fitbit is not the only wearable product Apple sells, and it’s unclear whether Apple will continue to sell other competing devices, including the Nike+ FuelBand.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]