Need some health tips or motivation? The Healthy Living application comes to BlackBerry smartphones

By James Richardson on 20 Aug 2012 04:55 pm EDT

We are all conscious of our health and even if we don't do a great deal to improve things we know we should. The new Healthy Living application designed for BlackBerry smartphones running OS 7.1 is a handy tool to have in your app arsenal. Whether you need help and advice or just want to work our if you are overweight, you now have these features and more at your fingertips.

The Healthy Living application incorporates a variety of modules, all supplied by the NHS (National Health Service), providing users with complete and certified information in a selection of forms - from articles, to podcasts and calculators. There are also tests so you can set yourself personal goals such as stopping smoking. With BBM and Facebook integration you can keep your friends in the loop with your progress.

Features of the application include an Alcohol Unit Calculator, BMI Tracker, Stop Smoking, Wellbeing Test, Depression Test, integration with BBM and more.

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Need some health tips or motivation? The Healthy Living application comes to BlackBerry smartphones


I am confused. In the post you are telling me that the app is for 7.1 OS. Clicking on the ling bellow pointing to App world I can see that this application is for Required Device Software Smartphone: 6.0.0 or higher (as well my old BB9700 was able to install/run the application using the QR code). If I will try to download the application directly from my browser it will tell me that it is not compatible with my Playbook. I am using Playbook as well BB9700 and the app world has probably no clue about that. So yes, I am confused. I think R.I.M. should improve the user experience.

I don't know if you meant the one who made the app, or if you were referring to appworld.

First off, appworld now has a different category titled "other devices". This way, playbook apps aren't viewable or downloaded, which won't work anyways on a blackberry smartphone.

Appworld won't confuse your blackberry, but yes, with a playbook, it shows all of the apps regardless when searched by name. Quite funny if you ask me, but you won't be able to download them due to the lack of a JVM runtime.

Going to try couch potato to 5k in 9 weeks. Not entirely a couch potato (I do some cardio a few times a week) but I doubt I can kill 5k in my shape. App has some other decent features. Mostly calculators etc.