Nike FuelBand archive

  • Nike reportedly releasing smartwatch in first half of 2014
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    Nike reportedly releasing smartwatch in first half of 2014

    By 3 December 2013

    Nike has plans to bring a smartwatch to market in 2014, expanding past its new FuelBand SE product and Nike+ SportWatch, according to Digitimes. It is expected to release the smartwatch as soon as the first half of 2014, and currently has the product...

  • A week in reviews: 18 - 22 November
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    A week in reviews: 18 - 22 November

    By 23 November 2013

    This week it's all about the gaming. We've crunched through both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console reviews, alongside a stack of games to get you in the mood for next-gen. But we're far more versatile than that. Never the one-trick pony, we've also...

  • Nike+ FuelBand SE review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Nike+ FuelBand SE review

    By 16 November 2013

    The new Nike+ FuelBand SE is the company's second version of the wearable wrist device that tracks your activity. The second-gen device promises to deliver a better and more precise experience than the 2012 original by introducing Sessions to cater for...

  • Nike+ FuelBand SE now available from Apple's website
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    Nike+ FuelBand SE now available from Apple's website

    By 5 November 2013

    Nike's next-generation FuelBand - the FuelBand SE - is now available for purchase on Apple's Online Store, following an October unveil.  The FuelBand SE brings several new features over the first version, including hourly goals, sessions, and the ability...

  • Nike: Lack of Bluetooth LE support is why there's no Android FuelBand app
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    Nike: Lack of Bluetooth LE support is why there's no Android FuelBand app

    By 30 October 2013

    Nike has blamed a lack of consistent Bluetooth LE support on Android devices for it not having released Android app support for its FuelBand and FuelBand SE products yet. "With 200 Android devices available on the market, Bluetooth LE hasn't really matured...

  • Hands-on: Nike FuelBand SE review
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    Hands-on: Nike FuelBand SE review

    By 30 October 2013

    Nike has announced a new version of its FuelBand that brings with it several new features including hourly goals, sessions, and the ability to track your wrist movements more precisely, but is it any good and should you upgrade? We spent a morning with...

  • Nike: Older FuelBand users will get new features from 6 November
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    Nike: Older FuelBand users will get new features from 6 November

    By 30 October 2013

    Nike has confirmed to Pocket-lint that current Nike FuelBand users will be getting a host of new features alongside those detailed for the Nike FuelBand SE model that is due out on 6 November. "Original Nike Fuelband gets all the new features where possible,"...

  • Nike schedules 15 October event, leaves us to believe new FuelBand coming
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    Nike schedules 15 October event, leaves us to believe new FuelBand coming

    By 3 October 2013

    Fitness buffs and weight-loss hopefuls, get your wallets ready. Nike has scheduled a 15 October "NikeFuel Forum" event in New York to talk about its Fuel product. Nike hasn't come right out and said a new FuelBand is on its way, but if we had to guess,...

  • Polar Loop fitness and sleep tracker to release in October with iPhone app
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    Polar Loop fitness and sleep tracker to release in October with iPhone app

    By 18 September 2013

    Are you a fitness freak who needs yet another fitness tracker? Well, look no further: Polar has just announced Polar Loop, a bracelet-like activity tracker that - you guessed it - tracks daily activity and exercise levels, among other things. Aside from...

  • Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, Fitbit Flex, Misfit Shine, Bowflex Boost: Which sports band to choose?
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    Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, Fitbit Flex, Misfit Shine, Bowflex Boost: Which sports band to choose?

    By 22 August 2013

    Finding the motivation to get off the comfy sofa and do some exercise is often hard to come by. A holiday or a shock from the scales might do the trick, but the classic "I'll do it tomorrow" is normally a far easier route. Then again, you might not have...

  • Apple hires Nike FuelBand consultant Jay Blahnik to work on iWatch?
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    Apple hires Nike FuelBand consultant Jay Blahnik to work on iWatch?

    By 20 August 2013

    Apple has reportedly hired a key consultant from the fitness industry who worked closely on Nike's FuelBand line to help develop the iWatch. AllThingsD and 9to5Mac both reported that Apple had hired Jay Blahnik recently and speculated that he joined...

  • Nike vs Adidas: Trainer technology, does it really work?
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    Nike vs Adidas: Trainer technology, does it really work?

    By 9 May 2013

    Nike and Adidas both have some clever trainer technology which they say can make all the difference to the way you run: Adidas has the Boost range or trainers, Nike has the Free.  Both Nike and Adidas's offerings are loaded with tech buzzwords and potentially...

  • Next-gen Nike+ Fuel Band reportedly being developed with heart rate monitor
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    Next-gen Nike+ Fuel Band reportedly being developed with heart rate monitor

    By 6 May 2013

    As the activity tracker space heats up, Nike is said to be releasing a next-generation Nike+ Fuel Band in the near future with several additional features to help improve usage. According to GearLive, the second Fuel Band will feature a heart rate/pulse...

  • Nike+ FuelBand app updated with new social features
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    Nike+ FuelBand app updated with new social features

    By 25 April 2013

    Nike has updated its iOS FuelBand app to bring increased social network connectivity. You can now share NikeFuel achievements straight to your Facebook account. On top of this, the app now allows you to photograph your workout activity and upload pictures...

  • Up by Jawbone re-released in UK, alongside new Android app
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    Up by Jawbone re-released in UK, alongside new Android app

    By 20 March 2013

    The Jawbone Up has returned, this time round in a new an improved form. Originally pulled from the market due to battery issues, the new Up promises to make up for previous mistakes with a greatly improved build quality. Alongside the re-release of the...

  • Nike has no plans for Fuelband Android app, will focus on iOS instead
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    Nike has no plans for Fuelband Android app, will focus on iOS instead

    By 11 February 2013

    Nike has announced that it is no longer working on an Android app to accompany its Nike FuelBand, no doubt disappointing many users.  Nike dropped the bomb on its official Twitter support account and later issued a statement to Droid-life with more on...

  • NikeFuel Missions makes a game of daily exercise
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    NikeFuel Missions makes a game of daily exercise

    By 19 December 2012

    Nike has created NikeFuel Missions, for users of its Nike Fuel system, which aims to make exercise even more of a game. It "is the first game to use NikeFuel to unlock levels and content," explains Nike in a statement. "The game is powered by the user's...

  • Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 20 November 2012

    The year’s most innovative products have not necessarily been the headline-grabbing devices. They probably haven’t had as much money poured into their marketing campaigns as the latest and greatest smartphones because they’re trying to break some...

  • Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders
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    Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2012

    One of the more intriguing categories at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is Innovation of the Year. It’s open to all kinds of gadgets, software, apps, websites and just about anything else that we might write about on our good pages of this hive of technology...

  • Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours
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    Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours

    By 9 October 2012

    The Nike+ Fuel Band is getting something of a lick of paint, after the sports firm announced that the exercise bracelet would soon be available in two new colours. From 31 October, the Nike+ FuelBand will go on sale in new Black ICE and White ICE variants....

  • Xbox 360 Nike+ Kinect Training: Become athlete fit in your living room
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    Xbox 360 Nike+ Kinect Training: Become athlete fit in your living room

    By 4 June 2012

    Nike has teamed up with Microsoft and the Xbox 360 to create a new game that taps into the sports brand's Nike+ Fuel system, allowing gamers to lose weight while playing games. The new game, due out later in the year, will use the Kinect sensor to monitor...

  • Nike+ FuelBand review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Nike+ FuelBand review

    By 16 March 2012

    Getting a little bit tubby? Feeling that you should be doing a little more walking and a little less sitting on the sofa watching television or video games? Nike believes it has the answer with the Nike+ FuelBand. But can a bracelet really get you off...

  • 7 days with... Nike+ FuelBand
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    7 days with... Nike+ FuelBand

    By 12 March 2012

    Just how healthy do you think you are? With a host of new gadgets coming on to the market in the next few months, I've been living with the new Nike+ FuelBand, due out in the UK in May, to see what wearing it for seven days does. Will it change my behaviour,...

  • Nike Fuel Station: The future of retail?
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    Nike Fuel Station: The future of retail?

    By 12 March 2012

    Nike is hoping to change the way we shop. The shopping experience of the next decade is to be all about involving you, the customer, in a way that not even Apple does at the moment.  The Nike shop of the future is about reacting out to you, playing...

  • Hands-on: Nike FuelBand review
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    Hands-on: Nike FuelBand review

    By 5 March 2012

    Not due out in the UK until April, Pocket-lint has spent the morning with the Nike FuelBand to get a chance to experience the new fitness accessory before we tuck into the gadget for a full review. The concept is simple. You wear a digital electronic...