Fitbit App Gallery Now Available

showing app detail

For all those who have been anxiously awaiting…the Fitbit App Gallery is now LIVE! To access the gallery, you must update your tracker to the latest version of the Fitbit OS using your mobile device.  I updated with my iPhone this morning over WiFi and I now have access to new watch faces and apps.  Many were wondering what the look and feel of the interface would be like once opened to the public, so I have included some screenshots from my mobile device.

This screen shows the interface while viewing categories for new watch faces

I love the look and feel of the new app gallery and I am glad that Fitbit actually delivered on their promise to have this out before the holidays.  I think it will help increase sales now that potential buyers can see more functionality from the watch.  This now moves the Fitbit into the smartwatch category from where it existed prior, as a fitness tracker.  The developer community has been very active over the last few months creating new clocks and apps and I think we will continue to see more and more additions to the gallery in coming weeks.

Selection of apps with categories



Author: Phil

Phil Williams is an engineer with around 20 years of information technology industry experience with past focus areas in security, performance, and compliance monitoring and reporting. Phil is a husband, father of 6 children, and an avid geek who loves building computers, gaming, and gadgets. He has an undergraduate degree in general IT sciences and has worked with the US Government as a contractor for over 20 years. He is now in a security solutions advisory role for a large vendor supporting commercial and enterprise customers.

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