Match Up by OziByte

Match Up is OziByte’s first game for the Fitbit Ionic. Flip over cards and try to match them! Match Up features multiple card-backs and card-faces. Choose your favourite combination! See how long it takes you to completely match all cards. A fun game while you wait in line or while sitting on the train or

Big Time by OziByte

“Big Time” is an analog Clockface for the Fitbit Ionic developed by OziByte. The colours for the background and stats are configurable in the Fitbit app. Big Time features statistics such as: Steps, Heart-rate and Calories burned. It also has an icon for the weather in your area and the expected Maximum temperature for the

Big Weather by OziByte

Big Weather is a beautiful clock-face for the Fitbit Ionic developed by OziByte. Big Weather features statistics such as: Steps, Heart-rate and Calories burned. The background image changes depending on the weather in your area. It displays the Maximum expected temperature as well. The colours are customisable from the Fitbit app. Select a colour for

Elegance by OziByte

“Elegance” is a gorgeous analog Clockface for the Fitbit Ionic developed by OziByte. Elegance features statistics such as: Steps, Heart-rate and Calories burned. It also has an icon for the weather in your area and the expected Maximum temperature for the day. Tap on the screen anywhere to make the stats and icons disappear. Tap

Fitbit Ionic tips and tricks

Some tips and tricks I’ve come across while developing for the Fitbit Ionic.  I’ll be updating these when I find more. How to perform a Factory Reset: Settings > About > Factory Reset How to perform a Hard Reset: Hold all 3 buttons on the Fitbit Ionic for 15 seconds. Fitbit Ionic error message “Data

Creating an analog Fitbit Ionic Clockface (Part 2)

Okay, now we have our basic analog clockface let’s add some other stats to make it funky! Click on resources/index.gui. This is the first one we need to update. Add the following near the bottom before the svg end tag so it looks like this: <text id="heartrateText" class="heartrateText">BPM</text> <text id="stepsText" class="stepsText">STP</text> <text id="caloriesText" class="caloriesText">CAL</text> <text

Creating an analog Fitbit Ionic Clockface (Part 1)

First of all, you will need to either define a minute hand and an hour hand or use PNG images. We’ll generate the second hand. Here’s a couple I put together along with a background: They don’t look great, but they’ll do for our development. You can create your own, better ones.  Download these from

Say hello to the new Fitbit Ionic family

Fitbit announced their new lineup: The Ionic family. Combining the best of both worlds: Fitbit manufacturing merged with personalising care of their Pebble company purchase. In the future, the Fitbit Ionic Store will open allowing you to download customised applications and watchfaces such as you previously enjoyed with your Pebble smartwatch. The Ionic features: Personal

New additions to the Fitbit family

Fitbit started out with some basic devices. The Fitbit Tracker was a tiny device with only a single button. It tracked your movements with a three-dimensional accelerometer and measured steps taken. This, combined with data from you would calculate the distance walked, calories burned, floors climbed and the duration of your activity. Fitbit’s newest devices

Digital watches

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