My better half and I use a “watch” known as the “FitBit” to track our exercise and easily see what SMS or email just made our cell phone bleep without needing to fish the phone out of our pocket. As long as I can just see if I really need to stop right now and look at the phone I have been content, but these life hacks using the FitBit sound really neat. Not so sure about security implications of sharing devices across different web sites, but the results are very interesting.
In email today from FitBit.com:
Your Fitbit account doesn’t just have to be about tracking your daily steps and counting flights of stairs—although those are great stats to know! By thinking outside the box, users have come up with some pretty incredible life hacks involving their Fitbit devices. For example, did you know that with IFTTT (a website that lets you connect two different apps or devices), you can tell your smart coffee maker to begin brewing when your tracker or smartwatch notices you’ve woken up in the morning? And that’s just the start. (Read on their web site for six more imaginative ideas at https://blog.fitbit.com/life-hacks/?utm_source=ET&utm_medium=EM&utm_campaign=20180315_MARCH_NEWS_NA_FM_E_NW_FT_00_NA