Microsoft hops on the “Band”wagon

Microsoft BandMicrosoft is the latest to dive into the wearables market with Microsoft Band, which works with Windows Phone 8.1, Android and iOS.

It can track heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality, as well as enable email previews and calendar alerts. Cortanaan intelligent personal assistant on Windows Phone 8.1 and Microsoft Band, can take notes, set reminders, provide driving directions, and keep wearers abreast of traffic, sports, stocks, and weather.

For now, the US$199 band is only available in the US. But, don’t get your hopes up yet even if you have contacts in the US because the product is currently out of stock.




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