Nike Confirms No-Go For FuelBand Android App

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Since the launch of the FuelBand a year ago, many were wondering when Nike might deploy an Android companion app. Droid Life spotted that yesterday via its Support account on Twitter, Nike quasi-officially said that it is not working on an Android app.

And today, Nike has confirmed with Gizmodo that an Android app is not in the works:

To deliver the best experience for all Nike+ FuelBand users, we are focusing on the FuelBand experience across iOS and, where you can sync your activity, set new goals, and connect with friends. At this time, we are not working on an Android version of the mobile app.


[Droid Life]

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I've heard this from folks working on the Nike+ site: Nike simply hates working with Android. As an app developer myself, I can confirm that it's far more complicated that making an iOS version with similar functionality. That's without even considering building for the plethora of screen sizes and resolutions...