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Adidas buys European fitness app startup Runtastic, will remain as is for now

Adidas buys European fitness app startup Runtastic, will remain as is for now

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Adidas has bought Runtastic, a European mobile fitness startup.In a blog post confirming the acquisition, Runtastic said it had a lot of knowledge in regards to apps and digital technology, but with Adidas, there’s nothing it couldn't do when it comes... >>

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

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After watching Wimbledon, countless Brits will be taking to their local courts for at least a week before getting bored again. After seeing the professionals, then realising one's own ability, it can be a bit deflating. But with this kit you could be... >>

Adidas and Spotify team up to match your music to your running

Adidas and Spotify team up to match your music to your running

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Adidas and Spotify have made music app just for runners. It's called Adidas Go. The whole idea is that the app will use the iPhone’s accelerometer to match music in Spotify's catalogue to a runner's workout: "Adidas Go calculates the user’s stride... >>

5 top gadgets that are heavier than Adidas’ Adizero 99g football boots, you won’t believe number 5

5 top gadgets that are heavier than Adidas’ Adizero 99g football boots, you won’t believe number 5

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A couple years ago Pocket-lint got to check out Adidas' prototype football boot, its Adizero 99g which weighed, you guessed it, 99 grams. Now the company is ready to release a pair as part of its "Limited Edition" footwear range. They will only be... >>

These new Adidas trainers were inspired by NASA's iconic spacesuits

These new Adidas trainers were inspired by NASA's iconic spacesuits

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German shoemaker Adidas believes its latest pair of trainers will send you over the moon. The company is preparing to launch two pairs of trainers this summer that'll probably look quite familiar to you. That's because they're meant to look like NASA's... >>

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

First Run: Adidas Ultra Boost: So comfortable you'll forget they're on

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Adidas has taken the wraps of its latest technological running innovation, the Adidas Ultra Boost. Claimed to offer more bounce than the first generation of Boost, more flexibility and overall to be the best runner yet, Adidas has a lot to live up to.... >>

Adidas Ultra Boost claimed to be best running shoe ever: Here's why

Adidas Ultra Boost claimed to be best running shoe ever: Here's why

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Adidas is putting a lot of its time and effort into research and advancing its running trainers, the result is the latest Adidas Ultra Boost. The First Adidas Boost trainer launched to much fanfare with the big sell being a sole that harvests impact energy... >>

Adidas Ultra Boost trainers want to use technology to make you faster

Adidas Ultra Boost trainers want to use technology to make you faster

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Adidas has unveiled the second generation of its Boost trainer with an upgraded model called the Adidas Ultra Boost. Adidas says this isn't only the best shoe it has ever made but is "the best show ever". The technology in the Boost range is focused in... >>

Adidas Photo Print app puts your best Instagrams on the ZX Flux trainer, out in US

Adidas Photo Print app puts your best Instagrams on the ZX Flux trainer, out in US

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UPDATE: The ZX Flux Photo Print app has now launched in the US where a pair of customised kicks costs $110. Adidas has launched a new app called Photo Print app. What's so special about this app? It lets you custom design the ZX Flux trainer with your... >>

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart review: A step in the right direction
3.5 stars

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart review: A step in the right direction

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Running watches seem to be two a penny these days, so what makes Adidas believe its miCoach Fit Smart running watch can stand out? We've been running with the wearable to find out. Design Covered in silicon and available in white or black - and the black... >>

Adidas Originals Snap Case for iPhone 5S hands-on: Celebrating the World Cup winners in style

Adidas Originals Snap Case for iPhone 5S hands-on: Celebrating the World Cup winners in style

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It took about 10 seconds for someone to go "wow, that's cool" when we took out our iPhone 5S sporting the Germany-styled version of the Adidas Originals Snap Case. Admittedly, we were in Germany at the time and the team had recently won the World Cup,... >>

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart vs Nike+ SportWatch GPS: What's the difference?

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart vs Nike+ SportWatch GPS: What's the difference?

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When details of the Adidas miCoach Fit Smart first leaked, it was thought to be a rival to Nike's FuelBand SE. However, that has turned out not to be the case. Adidas has now officially announced the device - which will be available in the UK and US from... >>

Adidas boss: Fit Smart is not FuelBand rival but lifestyle tracker could be 'further down the line'

Adidas boss: Fit Smart is not FuelBand rival but lifestyle tracker could be 'further down the line'

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When news of an Adidas smartband fitness tracking device first broke, thanks to numerous leaks including a posting on the US FCC site, many reports claimed that it would be aimed squarely at Nike's ever successful FuelBand products. However, Pocket-lint... >>

Adidas continues journey into wearables territory with miCoach Fit Smart training device

Adidas continues journey into wearables territory with miCoach Fit Smart training device

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Adidas has announced an addition to its wearables range that so far has been restricted to the miCoach Smart Run fitness watch. The Adidas miCoach Fit Smart is slightly more than a fitness band, such as the Nike+ FuelBand, but keeps a tight focus on the... >>

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart band to take on Nike+ FuelBand SE

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart band to take on Nike+ FuelBand SE

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Adidas looks set to unveil its new miCoach Fit Smart band soon, after myriad leaks have revealed it in the wild. The miCoach Fit Smart has appeared at the FCC, Legal Force and even on retailer Keller Sports. A pretty telling combination. The Adidas miCoach... >>

Tech that makes the 2014 FIFA World Cup the most advanced ever, including an exoskeleton

Tech that makes the 2014 FIFA World Cup the most advanced ever, including an exoskeleton

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is here and with it comes some of the most finely tuned athletes in the world. But there's more than just human physical achievement, this World Cup is full of gadgetry that makes it the most advanced tournament ever held. From... >>

Adidas miCoach Smart Ball now on sale, Bluetooth connected and tracks every kick

Adidas miCoach Smart Ball now on sale, Bluetooth connected and tracks every kick

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Adidas has released the miCoach Smart Ball Pocket-lint saw at a Adidas Lab event in London last May and it's priced at £249.95 on Apple's online store. The football is designed to work with an iOS application that can track every kick thanks to a series... >>

Adidas and Spotify team-up to add route specific #boostyourrun playlists to your runs

Adidas and Spotify team-up to add route specific #boostyourrun playlists to your runs

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Adidas has joined forced with Spotify to create playlists that are tailored to a user's run. The #boostyourrun campaign is part of Adidas' push for its Boost line of running trainers. On the dedicated website users simply need to add their city, favourite... >>

Adidas looks at the World Cup from a different perspective, Brazuca ball kitted with internal cameras

Adidas looks at the World Cup from a different perspective, Brazuca ball kitted with internal cameras

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Adidas is building up to this summer's World Cup tournament by sending a customised Brazuca ball around the world to capture the excitement of football from a different perspective. The sports brand has kitted out one of the official World Cup footballs... >>

Adidas updates Smart Run watch with improved battery life, GPS data export

Adidas updates Smart Run watch with improved battery life, GPS data export

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Adidas released a sizable update for its Smart Run training watch on Tuesday, addressing the complaints voiced by early users. The update is now available to download on the training watch, adding the ability to export GPS data from runs. It also improves... >>

Adidas miCoach Smart Run review
2.0 stars

Adidas miCoach Smart Run review

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Smart watches are all the rage at the moment, particularly those designed for sports. Adidas has added the Smart Run watch to its miCoach personal training system and crammed it full of tech. It includes a strapless heart rate monitor, GPS tracking, full... >>

Instagram's ad platform launches: Here's how to hide those sponsored ads

Instagram's ad platform launches: Here's how to hide those sponsored ads

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After Instagram fell under Facebook's umbrella, the Instagram community - made up of more than 150 million members - worried that the popular photo-sharing app would become plagued by cumbersome ads. And they were right - kind of. Instagram has officially... >>

Adidas could develop apps for other watches

Adidas could develop apps for other watches

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Adidas has told Pocket-lint that it would be interested in developing apps for smartwatches if they take off, following the announcement of its own sports watch. "We would be interested in developing watch apps in the future for other platforms," Simon... >>