RunKeeper's step tracking app utilizes Apple's M7 chip in iPhone 5s
RunKeeper has launched a new, passive step tracking app today, entitled Breeze. By constantly tracking motion with the M7 chip found within the iPhone 5s, Breeze offers its users a personal coaching feature, in the form of push notifications and updates regarding one's activity levels. The following day, Breeze details a summary of the previous day's activities and stats. Users can share their completed goals, high activity level days, and a general activity profile with friends on Facebook, Twitter, RunKeeper and elsewhere. Free to download, Breeze requires iOS 7.0 or later and an iPhone 5s for full feature compatibility.
Moves updated to version 2, now supports M7 motion coprocessor
Protogeo has updated its popular Moves app for iOS to version 2.0. The update brings with it more contemporary, flatter design look, while functionally it adds support for the M7 motion coprocessor found in Apple's 64-bit A7 chips. While the M7 chip is designed to use substantially less power to run fitness apps in the background, ProtoGeo says that iOS devices running iOS 7 can also enjoy general power savings of up to 40 percent when running the version 2.0 of the app.
Apple M7 Motion Coprocessor makes your iPhone 5s a fitness tracker
The iPhone 5s packs quite a lot of new silicon technology, including the Apple-designed dual-core A7 processor as well the very latest Imagination Technologies PowerVR G64530 GPU, which features four-clusters. This makes the iPhone 5s the first mobile device to support 64-bit system architecture, while also making it the first mobile device to support OpenGL ES 3.0, a graphics technology previously only supported on desktop and notebook chips. As if this wasn’t enough, Apple has also packed in the M7 motion coprocessor, turning the iPhone 5s into a full-blown fitness tracker when paired with the right apps.
HTC One to get February 19 reveal, land in the US on March 22
HTC’s 2013 flagship smartphone, which is to be known simply as the ‘One’ is expected to go on sale in the US on March 22, reports HTC Source. The device, formerly known by its M7 codename, will launch on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint for $200 on a two-year contract. For that price, users will get a 32GB model with the option to pay $300 for a 64GB model.
Image by HTC One with triple-stacked camera sensor on Flickr
A press photograph of the upcoming HTC M7 has leaked online, a week before the company is due to reveal the smartphone, and two weeks before Mobile World Congress. The image, showing what has been rumored to be called the HTC One, shows the mobile phone as having metalic edges and a nearly edge-to-edge touchscreen display.
Twitter source offers latest HTC leak
The upcoming flagship HTC smartphone, the M7, may actually be called the One, according to a rumor. The usage of the One would in theory capitalize on the company's One series of handsets, such as the One X and the One S, though if true, it could potentially cause customer confusion between a family of products and one single phone.
Twin-events in New York, London for suspectec-M7 launch
Phone manufacturer HTC will be holding dual press events in London and New York on February 19th, with current reports suggesting it to be a smartphone launch. The invites are issued at the same time as a new leak, showing photos of the company's rumored flagship Android smartphone, the HTC M7.