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  • Nike Free Hyperfeel: Super-light running shoe with Lunar technology unveiled
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    Nike Free Hyperfeel: Super-light running shoe with Lunar technology unveiled

    By 16 July 2013

    Nike has lifted the lid on Hyperfeel, its latest running shoe that focuses on light weight while delivering a cushioned, smooth ride, thanks to the brand's Lunar mid-sole. Hyperfeel combines a Flyknit upper section with a soft, cushioned Lunar sole. The...

  • Nike Free Flyknit official: New running shoe merges two key technologies for optimum performance
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    Nike Free Flyknit official: New running shoe merges two key technologies for optimum performance

    By 16 July 2013

    Nike has officially unveiled its latest running shoe: the Nike Free Flyknit. The combination of the company's current key top running technologies - Free and Flyknit - the Free Flyknits are said to provide a balance of Free's natural motion, with a second-skin-like...

  • Nike Making app encourages designers to think about materials
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    Nike Making app encourages designers to think about materials

    By 2 July 2013

    Nike has launched a new app called Making, that wants to guide designers and creators in the choices they make around materials. The tool is designed to guide you through four environmental impact areas - water, chemistry, energy and waste - so you can...

  • 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...

  • Nike Free 5.0+ pictures and hands-on
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    Nike Free 5.0+ pictures and hands-on

    By 22 April 2013

    Nike's Free range of trainers has kept muscular free-running combat trouser types backflipping off monuments for a good while now. The latest, the Free 5.0, promise to be more flexible and supportive than ever before, all the while looking good and incorporating...

  • 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...

  • Samsung S Band takes on Nike FuelBand
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    Samsung S Band takes on Nike FuelBand

    By 14 March 2013

    Samsung has announced an update to its health-tracking app S Health, and with it, the company has unveiled a S Band accessory set to take on the FuelBand. "It truly makes the Galaxy S4 a companion for life." The S Band features a pedometer inside and...

  • 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...

  • Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove
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    Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove

    By 7 February 2013

    Nike's super hi-tech FlyKnit shoe gadgetry has been doing the rounds for a while now. Even British athlete Mo Farah has been showing off his FlyKnits, winning gold medals in them at the Olympics. The concept of FlyKnit is fairly simple: strip away as...

  • LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on
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    LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    LG has launched what at first looks like a Nike+ Fuel Band clone at CES in Las Vegas, but which on closer inspection comes with more features and a promised summer release. The new wristband from LG is virtually identical in styling to the Nike, offering...

  • 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...

  • Nike looks to build an eco-system beyond its walls
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    Nike looks to build an eco-system beyond its walls

    By 11 December 2012

    Nike has announced that it is embracing the developer community with a new Nike+ Accelerator program which it hopes will help 10 companies over three months build cool products that use the company's Nike+ platform. "The program aims to leverage the success...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 2: Win a Xbox 360 Nike+ Kinect console bundle
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 2: Win a Xbox 360 Nike+ Kinect console bundle

    By 7 December 2012

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Microsoft to bring you the chance of winning a Nike+ Kinect Bundle Console on the second day of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular! “Nike+ Kinect Training” exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360, features Nike trainers who...

  • The technology behind the new Nike Flyknit One+ trainer
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    The technology behind the new Nike Flyknit One+ trainer

    By 5 December 2012

    Mo Farah’s jaw-dropping 10,000 metre gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics was backed by some of the most cutting-edge technology in sport. It took quite a set of trainers to catapult him over the finish line in gold medal time. His weapon of choice...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Customisable Christmas: Sports accessories
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    Customisable Christmas: Sports accessories

    By 26 November 2012

    Fitness fans might have a shiny new set of trainers waiting for them under the Christmas tree. Who knows, swimming trunks, socks or even a bike could be order of the day, it all depends what they have asked Santa for. Customisable Christmas at Pocket-lint...

  • Hands-on: Nike Shield wet weather running kit review
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    Hands-on: Nike Shield wet weather running kit review

    By 26 November 2012

    In the summer, running is easy. You come home from work, chuck on a pair of shoes and a vest, and head out the door. If you are lucky it is light, it's warm, it's a breeze. In the winter it is anything but. That's where Nike's new winter kit promises...

  • Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition
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    Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition

    By 16 October 2012

    Nike and TomTom have added a fifth edition to the SportWatch GPS range, with the introduction of a white and silver version. It was inspired by the special edition Olympic version of the SportWatch, unveiled shortly after the London 2012 Games concluded,...

  • 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....

  • Nike celebrates the Olympics with gold Nike+ SportWatch GPS Special Edition
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    Nike celebrates the Olympics with gold Nike+ SportWatch GPS Special Edition

    By 10 August 2012

    Nike is celebrating the London 2012 Olympic Games by unveiling a special-edition gold version of its Nike+ SportWatch GPS. It has all he same functionality as the original Nike+ SportWatch, with a high-vis backlit LCD display and GPS functionality powered...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ Running review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ Running review (Android)

    By 16 July 2012

    If running is your thing and tracking your progress using your smartphone your preferred method, then there is no shortage of options open to you. Google Play is littered with apps that will track your progress, plot your route on a map, log your calories...

  • Nike + Training pictures and hands-on
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    Nike + Training pictures and hands-on

    By 9 July 2012

    The Nike + Training shoes are for those who don't play basketball. They are for the rest of us outside of the USA who want to get some stats on how they train, be it interval training, circuit training or whatever other training you're to get you fit....

  • Nike + Basketball pictures and hands-on
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    Nike + Basketball pictures and hands-on

    By 9 July 2012

    Nike has announced the launch of its new Nike+ basketball boots in the UK, allowing British basketball players to measure stats as they play thanks to a bevy of sensors in the soles of the new shoes. Pocket-lint was on hand to try them out. The lightweight...