Misfit connects all your devices with its new Web dashboard and adds IFTTT compatibility

misfit ifttt support dashboard news flash
Misfit started out with its very subtle, chic wearable: the Shine. Since then, the company has expanded to offer more variations of its fitness tracker, added additional functionality, and even ventured into the smart home space with the Bolt lightbulb and the Beddit sleep monitor. To continue forward, Misfit is adding its very own dashboard where users can control all their Misfit devices, and adding If This Then That (IFTTT) functionality to its cheaper Flash wearable.

Misfit’s new dashboard lets you see all the data from your Shine, Flash, or Beddit right in your Web browser. You can see more detailed data from your step count, calories burned, how well you slept, and the distance you’ve traveled. The Web interface also makes it easier to see trends in your data over time. You can zoom in on your weekly and monthly data views to get a more comprehensive overview of your wellness metrics.

All of Misfit’s fitness trackers will also receive better HealthKit integration, thanks to an app update. Now, your sleep and weight data are visible right in the HealthKit app.

In addition to the new dashboard and HealthKit integration, Misfit announced that its $50 Flash fitness tracker will now work with IFTTT, so you can control all your smart home appliances, apps on your phone, and other actions like emails right from your wrist. If you’ve ever used IFTTT, then you know that the sky’s the limit when it comes to actions you can program with the software. Misfit gives the example of setting the Flash to respond to various taps and presses. A double tap could activate tracking for a workout, set an alarm, or send an email to your boss.

You can set up your Flash to turn on your lights, adjust your thermostat, and click on your favorite TV show when you come home — just through a single tap or long press. The smart home controls are made possible by Misfit’s partnership with the Logitech Harmony Home Hub, which connects more than 225,000 devices.

Both of these partnerships were first announced back in the end of January, but now they’ve finally a reality for Misfit wearers to enjoy.

Product Review

With style and feature upgrades, Misfit's next-generation Vapor 2 gets it right

Misfit’s next-generation smartwatch, the Vapor 2, packs built-in GPS, a heart-rate sensor, and more, into a beautiful design that starts from $250. We take a closer look at the company's latest device.
Computing

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mail client goes freemium with the introduction of ads

Microsoft Windows Insiders are finding a nasty surprise inside the Mail app on the latest Windows 10 preview build in the form of banner ads. These ads will appear in the Mail app regardless of the webmail service you use.
Product Review

You don't need Alexa in your microwave, but you'd be surprised what she can do

Amazon has added to its long portfolio of products with the AmazonBasics Microwave, a small appliance that works with Alexa. We took the microwave for a test drive to find out more.
Product Review

The iPad Pro is the best tablet ever. But don't sell your laptop just yet

Apple has unveiled a big redesign for the iPad Pro, slimming down the bezels, adding Face ID, and the ability to attach and charge the Apple Pencil. All of this comes at a high cost however, as the iPad Pro starts at $799.
Wearables

Hublot’s newest luxury watch costs $25,000, and you can only pay in Bitcoin

The Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 P2P is the latest luxury timepiece from the watch brand, and is a special limited edition made to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin. Eager buyers must use the cryptocurrency to buy one.
Deals

Cyber Monday 2018: When it takes place and where to find the best deals

Cyber Monday is still a ways off, but it's never too early to start planning ahead. With so many different deals to choose from during one of the biggest shopping holidays of the year, going in with a little know-how makes all the…
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: 1-handed drone control, a pot that stirs itself

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Deals

The best Apple Watch deals for November 2018

The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available right now for all three models of this great smartwatch.
Deals

Make some time for the best smartwatch deals for November 2018

Smartwatches make your life easier by sending alerts right on your wrist. Many also provide fitness-tracking features. So if you're ready to take the plunge into wearables and want to save money, read on for the best smartwatch deals.
Mobile

The world’s first smartglasses showrooms open in Brooklyn and Toronto

Canadian startup North is hoping smartglasses will be the next big wearable. After announcing its new Focals smartglasses in October, the company opened product showrooms in Brooklyn and Toronto.
Deals

Here are the best Apple Watch and Fitbit Versa deals for Black Friday

Apple products are the most sought-after products for Black Friday, the leaked preview ads show what discounts retailers will have for the Apple Watch Series 3 and other smartwatches, such as the Fitbit Versa, this holiday season.
Music

Music to our ears: Spotify at long last arrives on the Apple Watch

Spotify subscribers are now able to jam out to their favorite tunes on their favorite workout accessory, as the Swedish streaming service has finally released its official Apple Watch app.
Wearables

Check out 25 of the best Wear OS apps for your smartwatch

Looking for some ways to spruce up that new Android smartwatch of yours? Here are the best Wear OS apps to download and use with any Android smartwatch, including a few specially enhanced for Wear OS 2.0.
Health & Fitness

Withings new Pulse HR is a customizable, connected fitness tracker

Inspired by Withings first ever fitness tracker the Pulse, the new Pulse HR is updated with the latest in fitness tracker technology including smart notifications, 24/7 heart rate tracking, and more.