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The State of Quantified Self in 2016

We’re heading into the last couple of weeks of 2016, and this has been a pretty significant year for the Quantified Self. From the leaders in the wearable market seeing unprecedented losses, to a big merger some weeks back, to a spectacle that made lifelogging sexy again: we’ve seen it all this year.

Looking back, the numbers really tell a story. A story where some areas might be plateauing out, but at the same time creating areas for other aspects of the Quantified Self. And these trendlines shall form the crux of this article, as this author rewinds things by a year so that we can see everything from a bigger perspective – panning out over the twelve months of 2016!

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Boost productivity with automatic time-tracking in 2017

As the new year comes in, we try to improve and set goals for the new year. Most of us end up taking up resolutions that we can’t keep. This is mainly because of lack of time management. Time tracking can really help us out here. Time tracking is basically keeping a track of how much time we spend on an activity to give us insight into our day so we can boost productivity. Time-tracking has become really simple with ample of apps out there.

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How health apps are helping us live longer

We are more reliant on our smartphones than ever for our day to day lives. We are also dependant on our mobile phones for keeping us fit and tracking our health. Today, we can check various stats and parameters in a single glance of our phone at any time, any place. So, how does it exactly help us live longer?
We tend to ignore our health quite a bit on a daily aspect, especially in the working and student phases of our life. We end up going into a bad sleeping pattern, eating tons of junk food, sitting for long periods of time and as a result end up taking a lot of stress. What we don’t realise is, all of them are interconnected and we end up falling into a vicious cycle where we damage our body quite a bit.

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Automatic & Customisable Journal app, Journaly launched for the iPhone

Today we released Journaly for the iPhone! Journaly is a completely customisable & automatic Journalling app.

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How Instant is turning smartphones into automatic time trackers!

Time tracking is one of the key productivity hacks. To make an extra hour out of your day, it is crucial to understand how you currently use your time everyday. Millions of smartphone users time track every year using various apps. A major percentage of them always give up due to the limitation of manually entering time into an app.

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Quantified Money: Saving money with your smartphone

Quantifying money/expenses can be a great way to help savings and make you about overspending. With your smartphone & some handy spending tracker apps you can keep your budget in control and increase your monthly savings.

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Snap’s Spectacles making Lifelogging sexy again?

Snapchat has been ruling the US smartphone market in terms of engagement, especially in the teenager segment. They recently launched their new product, Spectacles- wearable sunglasses with cameras. With the help of Augmented Reality, they are taking the photo & video experience to the next level!

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What’s new around the Quantified Self- November 2016

I am putting together a few important headlines around the Quantified Self movement every month, let me know in the comments if there is an important headline I missed out. Here are some interesting Quantified Self headlines & articles from November:

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