Connect IQ Developer Awards – Vote SwimSports+ for Best Active Lifestyle App

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The Connect IQ awards highlight the best apps of the year. Nominees are selected by considering a variety of factors, including their popularity among users, their uniqueness and more. This year, we are letting our developers vote on their favorites.

The Best Apps for the Active Lifestyle category highlights the best Connect IQ apps aimed at health, wellness and fitness created in 2020.

SwimSports+ was nominated!

Please vote and support SwimSports+

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-Brian B.

MotorSports+ v3.0 Update

MotorSports+ 3.0 update

  • Adds new models
  • Adds unlock3 and restore function
  • Adds faster timers for lapping and more precision auto lap by position,
    • CIQ 2.0 devices only
    • Higher precision on lapping location and lap timing
    • Selectable from watch start screen menu or Configuration settings
    • Adds 6 selectable Timer and GPS Frequencies
    • Timer resolution /GPS update frequency
      • 1Hz (1 sec) / 5Hz (Default)
      • 2Hz (0.5 sec) / 5Hz
      • 4Hz (0.25 sec) / 5Hz
      • 5Hz (0.2 sec) / 10Hz
      • 10Hz (0.1 sec) / 20Hz
      • 20Hz (0.05 sec) / 20Hz
  • Many screen corrections
  • Using latest Connect IQ SDK 4.0.1-2021-04-21-1bb58d97e


Brian Brown

New Watchface: Digital Battery Saver

Simple Digital Watch Face, with ultra low battery usage. High contrast display for improved day/night visibility. This for the Garmin users who want battery life and not necessarily needing all that extra data.

With the Fenix 6x solar expect 0.5% per day (24hr). My test with F6x Solar with optical HR and SaO2 (all day) were on.

Note: Watch type, Battery age, number of widgets and active sensors will affect battery drain rate.


-Auto adjusts background/foreground color for better readability

-Supports reduced ultra low processing in normal mode and further savings in configurable modes.

-Additional battery savings using Late Night Mode.

-Configurable Gesture mode for further battery saving.

—Blank Screen Mode: gesture to time

– High Contrast selections

-Custom colors.

-Configurable Auto Color times.


1.) Reduces battery drain, caused by refreshing the same screen over and over

2.) Simple clean Watch Face.

3.) Adjusts for daylight and night conditions to improve readability.

4.) Date Display

5.) Time Color Selections

6.) Simple color coded battery

—100% – 35% 35 green, <35% orange and <15% red

7.) Charging indicator (if function is available)

8.) Solar Charge indicator (if function is available)

Download here


-Brian B.

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-Brian B.

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