Under Armour may have stopped making connected health gizmos given that 2017, but it’s now stopping software support completely for its HealthBox collection, which consisted of a scale, a wristband, and a chest-strapped heart rate monitor. As reported by Ars Technica, UA quietly pulled UA Record, its mobile app for tracking fitness and weight changes, from the App Shop and Play Store on New Year’s Eve.
The issue? MapMyFitness isn’t precisely a proper replacement for UA Record, as it’s unable to track, well, most things you ‘d want to track with a connected health gizmo. According to the Frequently Asked Question, MapMy will not be able to track steps, sleep, weight, or resting heart rate– the core metrics determined by a fitness band, a scale, and a heart rate display. It’s regrettable since, obviously, the software is what had HealthBox going for it when we evaluated the collection at launch. Basically, the only things MapMy will track are your exercise statistics and calories burned.
If you were already utilizing UA Record, you’ll have till March 31 st prior to Under Armour kills the app completely. It’s safe to state you likewise shouldn’t expect any software updates, bug repairs, or other kinds of assistance relating to the app, either.