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  • TomTom fit for Nike+ SportWatch GPS
    Sports Fitness

    TomTom fit for Nike+ SportWatch GPS

    By 6 January 2011

    Adding to the line-up of Nike+ options comes the new SportWatch GPS. Using the same shoe sensor as previous Nike+ systems, the new offering gives you a GPS watch to keep track of where you’ve been or where you’ve gone. It offers you the usual range...

  • Marty McFly instant laces: One Nike step closer to reality
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    Marty McFly instant laces: One Nike step closer to reality

    By 26 August 2010

    Regular readers of Pocket-lint will know how much we absolutely love Back to the Future, so imagine our hysterical joy when we stumbled across the news that Nike has filed a patent for some auto-lacing shoes, just like the ones that Marty dons in part...

  • Video: Nike - Write Your Headline
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    Video: Nike - Write Your Headline

    By 25 June 2010

    Now we were already on board with Nike and its World Cup 2010 advertising campaigns. We already expressed our love its astounding 'Write the Future' commercial. And now it has bowled us over again with an extension of that campaign - one you can get directly...

  • Twitter Nike shoes let your feet show you tweet
    Gaming

    Twitter Nike shoes let your feet show you tweet

    By 1 June 2010

    How much do you love Twitter, or Google? Enough to wear them on your trainers (sneakers if you are in the US)? Well it seems if you've got the urge, you can do just that. Daniel Reese is a 21-year-old designer that takes standard Nike trainers and turns...

  • New Nike+ SportBand launches
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    New Nike+ SportBand launches

    By 14 July 2009

    Nike has introduced the new and improved Nike+ SportBand watch that gives runners real-time performance feedback on their distance, pace, time and calories. The two main changes are a new screen with a white background that is said to enhance visibility...

  • Bean Pod introduced for Nike+ running without the cost
    Sports Fitness

    Bean Pod introduced for Nike+ running without the cost

    By 24 February 2009

    Red Rock Products has released its universal Nike+ Sensor adapter, called the Bean Pod. The compact Bean Pod will allow runners and walkers the ability to use their Nike+ sensor on any brand of running shoes they please. Nike+ is a venture by Nike and...

  • Apple patent smart shoes
    Sports Fitness

    Apple patent smart shoes

    By 12 September 2008

    Apple has its eyes on more than just your ears if the latest patents unearthed are to be believed. A new filing from Apple to the US patent office suggests that future Nike+ systems could include technology built into trainers. The range of technologies...

  • Nike+ iPhone screenshots fakes
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    Nike+ iPhone screenshots fakes

    By 21 August 2008

    It doesn't mean it's not going to happen, but it just might not be happening anytime soon. It seems those screenshots showing a Nike+ application for the iPhone may not be real. According to AppleInsider and Engadget, there is a couple of warning signs...

  • Nike comes to iPhone
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    Nike comes to iPhone

    By 19 August 2008

    There has been a rumour for some time that Nike will be launching an iPhone app and while there is no official confirmation to report, screen grabs of a Nike + app have appeared around the web suggesting its only a matter of time before an official release....

  • Join the Nike+ "Human Race"
    Sports Fitness

    Join the Nike+ "Human Race"

    By 25 July 2008

    "Run with a million runners in a worldwide 10K. Race in one of 25 cities. Or run where you are with Nike + iPod." The Nike+ Human Race London event takes place on 31 August 2008, where thousands of runners in the UK will participate in a worldwide human...

  • Nike PhotoiD trainer customisation launches
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    Nike PhotoiD trainer customisation launches

    By 16 June 2008

    Nike has extended its iD footwear customisation with the launch of a new service called "PhotoiD" that lets you create a trainer colour scheme based on a pic you take with your mobile phone. The service will mean that consumers will be able to create...

  • Athletes can keep cool with the Nike PreCool Vest
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    Athletes can keep cool with the Nike PreCool Vest

    By 6 May 2008

    Nike has launches a new sports "vest" that aims to keep athletes cool and boost performance, called the "PreCool Vest". This piece of futuristic clothing lowers the body's core temperature, which enables muscles to perform more efficiently as the body...

  • Nike+ SportBand launches
    Sports Fitness

    Nike+ SportBand launches

    By 4 April 2008

    We've brought you news of the existence of this new addition to the Nike+ system, but we can now reveal launch info. Available from 10 April, the Nike+ SportBand will allow runners to get real-time performance feedback during a run, while linking them...

  • Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand
    Sports Fitness

    Nike+ fitness range to get SportsBand

    By 17 March 2008

    Nike has revealed the design of its latest gadget for the fitness freak. The Nike+ SportsBand will be available to buy from April for approximately $95 or £45. It allows runners to record their pace, distance run and calories burned in exactly the same...

  • Nike + iPod coming to a gym near you
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    Nike + iPod coming to a gym near you

    By 4 March 2008

    Nike has announced that it is taking its Nike + iPod system to the gym teaming up with Life Fitness, Precor, Star Trac, Technogym, 24 Hour Fitness and Virgin Active Health Clubs to make their cardio equipment Nike + iPod compatible. The plan is to allow...

  • Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control finally launches
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    Nike Amp+ Sport Remote Control finally launches

    By 5 October 2007

    We've been waiting for this for so long we're almost over it already. We say almost, because you really can't help but admire that oh-so-smooth design, not to mention the tech capabilities. So the 101 catch-up for anyone who hasn't been longing for this...

  • Nike Free converts to Transformers toy
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    Nike Free converts to Transformers toy

    By 23 August 2007

    This Nike Free 7.0 Transformer toy, snapped in Tokyo, is apparently getting a release over in Japan in September. Sadly we doubt they'll make it over here so eBay'll likely be your best bet...

  • Transparent kayak canoe - it is suddenly all clear
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    Transparent kayak canoe - it is suddenly all clear

    By 20 August 2007

    Since summer is hopefully not over just yet - one of these could make for an interesting family outward-bound bonding experience. Going out on a still lake is definitely relaxing, and the Transparent Canoe-Kayak would do a great job in instilling a sense...

  • New Nike+ watch for iPod partnership pics leaked
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    New Nike+ watch for iPod partnership pics leaked

    By 14 August 2007

    Fans have long been hankering after more official products in the Nike+iPod sports partnership. A new range of Nike watches have been promised for a while now and leaked pictures of one of these models hopefully suggest the models are coming soon. Nike's...

  • Nike+ runners have logged over 22 million miles
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    Nike+ runners have logged over 22 million miles

    By 27 July 2007

    Nike has announced that Nike+ runners have logged over 22 million miles on nikeplus.com. This, they inform us, is the equivalent of completing more than 800,000 New York City marathons and burning off the calories of more than five million slices of pizza....

  • Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy
    Sports Fitness

    Polar AW200 launch innovative technology to make monitoring exercise easy

    By 23 June 2007

    Polar, the leading innovator of sports instruments and heart rate monitors, has launched a new watch that offers a brand new way of accurately measuring your activity levels.   Unlike specialist pedometers and heart rate monitors, the new Polar AW200...

  • Ajungilak’s revolutionary Airbed
    Sports Fitness

    Ajungilak’s revolutionary Airbed

    By 20 June 2007

    Ajungilak’s D-Lux Pump Mat is sumptuously comfortable thanks to insulation and air; it is more packable than others in its class and, thanks to its uniquely placed footpump, eliminates the need for any "oral blowing" of air. Uniquely, a foot-pump is...

  • RipStik Caster Board hits the streets
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    RipStik Caster Board hits the streets

    By 25 May 2007

    Not content with old skool skateboards, the new kid on the block is the RipStik Caster Board. The RipStik Caster Board allows for acceleration with pushing; using its unique twisting motion moves you forward with out ever pushing off the ground. According...

  • Spelunker wraps up headphones
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    Spelunker wraps up headphones

    By 25 April 2007

    Sometimes the most simple gadgets are the most innovative, when you think of iPod accessories too much is on docks, casing, speakers or stickers. Well this little man will save all the loose wire from the headphones, look marginally cool but will make...

  • Nike launch Nike Hatphone for iPod
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    Nike launch Nike Hatphone for iPod

    By 2 February 2007

    Nike has launched the Hatphone, a soft shell therma-FIT hat with built in controls for your iPod nano. The company says "This cozy, comfortable skullcap features full functional Nano click wheel controls through a power mesh window in back so you can...