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Endomondo for Windows Phone Receives Second Major Update in Two Months

Popular Fitness Tracker Adds Bluetooth Low Energy Heart Rate Monitor Support And Major Updates to Social News Feeds

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – June 10, 2014 – Fulfilling a promise to continuously develop features for Windows Phone users, the Endomondo Sports Tracker app is being upgraded again this week, its second revision since April.

By adding support for Bluetooth low energy heart rate monitors, Endomondo is delivering on the most requested feature among the popular app’s Windows Phone enthusiasts. Furthermore, people will note major enhancements to Endomondo’s news feed feature.

Windows Phone users now have a fully social news feed experience. They can review the workouts of friends, ‘like’ others’ updates, make comments, send pep talks, view photos, and view mini maps all within the app, as well as set the ‘title’ of a personal workout and link photos to an activity. Additional updates include the ability to set weight, height, age and gender information in the app, and calorie calculation refinement.

Mette Lykke, Endomondo’s CEO, said the latest Windows Phone app update springs from the solid base developers first created in April and begins to add features many fans have been clamoring for at Endomondo’s blog.

“We stated earlier in 2014 that Endomondo’s intent is to build an app for Windows Phone that rivals features available to Android and iOS users,” Lykke said. “This proves we are continuing to build out the Windows Phone platform, and users should receive additional functions throughout the year.”

In April, Endomondo made the first major changes to the Windows Phone app in more than a year. Along with creating greater app stability, the earlier revision presented a new look and feel that generated a cleaner, streamlined presentation with new icons and styles for menu pages. The previous update also saw WP8 Maps replacing Bing Maps for tracking routes, and WP8 Text-to-Speech functionality in English was integrated into the app’s audio coach.

Endomondo is free on Windows Phone. For more information, please visit http://www.endomondo.com or http://blog.endomondo.com/.

About Endomondo:

Founded in 2007 by fitness enthusiasts, Endomondo developed a social fitness network and mobile app that turns smartphones into a personal trainer and social motivator. Now with nearly 25 million fans around the globe, Endomondo stands apart from other activity tracking apps because it helps users connect with like-minded people and encourages the sharing of experiences and support in achieving collective goals. Operating on most GPS-enabled smartphones, Endomondo lets people track workouts, analyze performance, and aids in the discovery of new activities and insights so people become and stay active. Users can send friends real-time pep talks while they exercise, compete against friends for fun, challenge co-workers, and share it all on Facebook, Google+, Twitter or across the Endomondo social network.

 

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Media Contacts:

Jim Llewellyn, for Endomondo

JimL@Comunicano.com, 323.810.7685

8 Comments Post a comment
  1. Thank you for listening the community and fixing the bugs we reported. We really appreciate it :)

    June 11, 2014
  2. Awesome news!!!

    June 11, 2014
  3. THANK YOU!!!
    Downloading the update already.

    June 11, 2014
  4. g1ann1s #

    Thanks, useful update!!

    June 14, 2014
  5. GhostRider1972 #

    Thanks!, now please add support for Polar H7 on WP 8.1

    June 14, 2014
  6. Benji #

    Great, but please, connect Endomondo wit hMicrosft HealthVault, quickly !!!

    June 15, 2014
  7. Dennis #

    Great news, and am enyoing the app…

    Will i get any benefit in upgrading to premium on my windows phone (Lumia920 Windows +Phone 8.1 Delevoper preview)

    June 30, 2014
  8. Love the app and happy with the upgrades. Keep doing what you do, Endomondo :)

    Sara @ http://www.simplenewz.com

    July 31, 2014

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