Track Fitness Goals Easly with Google Calendar Integrates with Fit and Apple Health

Now connect Google Fit and Apple Health to fitness goals in Google Calendar. New Daydream devices: Huawei Mate 9 Pro, Porsche Design Mate 9 phones, Huawei VR headset, ASUS ZenFone AR, ZTE Axon 7.

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Now you can track your New Year's fitness goals with Google Calendar, as it makes finding time for activities like hitting the gym or going on more runs easy.

You can just set a goal like "run 3 times a week," and the Calendar will help you find the time and stick to it. Snce you still have to manually mark your goal "done" every time, starting today, Google adding new ways to make sticking to it even easier with the new ability to connect Google Fit and Apple Health to your fitness goals in Google Calendar.

With this integration, not only can Calendar keep track of activities and performance, but it can also help you find the best time to do them. Say, you set a goal to run at 6:30 every other morning but aren't actually hitting until 7:15 — Google Calendar has you covered and will adjust accordingly.

When you do, "activity in your favorite fitness apps will be recorded and used to mark your goals in Google Calendar as "done" automatically," writes Google.

You can download Google Calendar at the Play Store or App Store.

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Daydream, which was launched in November last year, with the goal of bringing high quality, mobile virtual reality (VR) experience to everyone, today welcomes more devices to its family.

"Daydream-ready phones are built for VR with high-resolution displays, ultra smooth graphics, and high-fidelity sensors for precise head tracking. With the Daydream View headset and controller, and a Daydream-ready phone like the Pixel or Moto Z, you can explore new worlds, kick back in your personal VR cinema and play games that put you in the center of the action."

Here is what is coming soon:

ZTE Axon 7 is powerful, yet affordable with hi-fi audio, a 5.5-inch WQHD AMOLED display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. The phone will be Daydream-ready with the upcoming Android Nougat upgrade.

ASUS ZenFone AR will offer immersive Daydream experiences with its WQHD Super AMOLED 5.7 inch display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. In addition, ZenFone AR will also be Tango enabled, that provides augmented reality (AR) capabilities through Tango's three key technologies: motion tracking, depth perception and area learning.

Huawei Mate 9 Pro & Porsche Design Mate 9 phones, each features a WQHD display and latest HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor. Alongside, also available is the Huawei VR headset with an adjustable focus so it can be used without eyeglasses, and provides a 95° field of view.

Gap is also working on a new Tango enabled app called 'DressingRoom', which help you visualize Gap's clothing on virtual mannequins, allowing you to place these mannequins in your home and walk around them to see how the clothes look from every angle.

The app, which works on all Tango enabled phones, will be available on Google Play at the end of January.

Upcoming Daydream VR Devices

Huawei VR Daydream Headset

Gap Tango DressingRoom App

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