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Developer Six to Start on fitness, zombies, and embracing the Apple Watch

With Superhero Workout out now and another new fitness game on the horizon, Six to Start shares its process and philosophy.

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App Invasion: Defend Earth from an alien invasion and get your fitness on with Superhero Workout

This fitness game has you complete high-intensity reps in order to save the world.

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Fitbit says no to Apple's HealthKit for now

One of the most popular health tracking platforms has no plans to integrate with iOS 8.

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Make the most out of HealthKit with these 5 apps

These apps each bring something different to the table, delivering a well-balanced snapshot of your daily health routine.

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Facebook reportedly working on a community-focused health app

Unlike Apple, Facebook doesn’t want to track your vitals. Yet.

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HealthKit app Lark talks to you to help you stay active

Lark tracks your sleeping and fitness activity, and engages in quick conversations with you to keep you on track with your daily goals.

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Why privacy rules for HealthKit and HomeKit are a huge advantage for Apple

Apple has added a list of rules about how developers can use HealthKit, HomeKit, and keyboard data. And those rules could help it win over consumers.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Get organized

This week's roundup of cool new (and updated) iOS apps includes at least three different ways to set your calendar and track your progress. If you aren't organized after today, it's not our fault.

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Walk this way: 6 pedometer apps for iPhone

Who needs a Fitbit anyway? Your iPhone can track your steps for you, but not every pedometer app can go the distance.

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Reading List: Zen and the art of product design

A new lock screen bypass rears its head, Apple aims for more marketing moves, and exactly what kind of Buddhist was Steve Jobs?

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How Samsung and Apple stack up in the race to dominate digital health

Samsung is way ahead of Apple when it comes to fitness wearables, but each company is pushing health tools for developers and users as well. Who's got the goods?

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Inside Bounden, the iPhone app that tricks you into dancing

You and a partner must move together to stay alive in this unconventional game.

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App Invasion: Keep your caffeine addiction under control with Up Coffee

Jawbone's Up Coffee tells you when to put down the latte so you can go to bed on time.

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Clockwise: Healthbook and fitness

Dan Moren, Chris Breen, Jason Snell, and Philip Michaels discuss Apple's rumored Healthbook feature for iOS.

Jony Ive dishes on design

Time has a lengthy interview with Apple's design chief, a report claims to have a look at Apple's forthcoming software entry into the health arena, and more college sports content arrives on the Apple TV.