Earlier today I told you about an update that Microsoft would start rolling out to Band v2 owners. The update brings music controls, activity reminders, and custom exercise categories. Additionally, there's a new "What's New" tile on the Band. Read about the new features here: It’s a Festivus Miracle: Microsoft Band Gets Music Control, Activity Reminders, Exercise Categories.
The update is now available and includes a refreshed Health app and Band v2 firmware. The Desktop sync app has not been updated yet, but will require an update, too.
I'll be testing each new feature and providing guidance on how to use them and how to integrate them into your normal routines. Until then, here's a quick run-through of how the new features work, operate, and look.