Apple’s new motion chip can tell the difference between cycling and running

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Apple senior VP Phil Schiller today announced that both the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will sport a new M8 motion processor with barometer included. The processor is designed with fitness in mind, as Schiller boasted it can tell when you’re either running or cycling.

The new processor can also accurately measure distance traveled and elevation by using its built in barometer. Of course, Nike will make plentiful use of the new feature in its updated upcoming apps.

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