iPod Nano Pedometer Survey

Here's the survey we're going to post in our newsletter that goes out tomorrow. Who is using an iPod Nano pedometer? How accurate is it? Are you using Nike+? Should we find a way to automagically pull in the data? iPod Nano Pedometer Survey…

New feature: Add your step count by text message

I'm very excited to introduce: text-message integration! A new Pro feature at Walker Tracker. There are plenty of times where you just want to text your steps in and call it good. Now you can - and you can also check up on your friends,…

Incredibly Scary Walk...(video)

Yesterday I posted about walking some really fun stairs. It seems appropriate to follow that up with an incredibly scary walk. Warning: This video is vertigo-inducing. More information on this walkway, built in 1905 in Spain, is here: Caminito…

Walking stairs made fun (really)

Walker @Destinye pointed us to this great video: Sweet. I want stairs like that in my house.
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Global Corporate Challenge

Hi, I'm David and I'm working on Walker Tracker's corporate walking programs initiative. We're fans of the Global Corporate Challenge (http://www.gettheworldmoving.com/). It's ending this week, and so what do you do the rest of the year? At…

What's new?

We did a pretty big update to the Walker Tracker code base last night. So, what's new? A lot of what was changed isn't visible. A ton of small bugs were fixed, code was consolidated and refactored and the groundwork was laid for new, cool stuff…

Scheduled downtime at 4pm Pacific

Hi all - We're going to have a scheduled downtime for approximately 30 minutes starting at 4pm today for updates and maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience. See you on the other side.

A 10-point bounty on spammers

Like most every social website, we get people (or bots, most likely) who sign up in order to spam the site with their dubious commercial enterprises. Today I kindly had a member point out a spammer to me (Thanks TLS!), which I quickly dispatched…

What kind of pedometer should I get?

I've been asked this question a ton of times -- here's what I usually tell people: Depending upon your budget, I've definitely found that nicer pedometers encourage people to stick with walking. A pedometer is a cheap investment already --…

Walker Tracker the Game: Introducing Levels & Points

In many ways, Walker Tracker is already a game. You play yourself, using statistics and charts to achieve a better average, walk more and game yourself into better physical shape. You compete with others in Walker Tracker Competitions However,…