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Nike's love affair with Apple about to end, hiring Android SDK developers

Nike's love affair with Apple about to end, hiring Android SDK developers

By 21 February 2014

Nike and Apple have only had eyes for each other for years. But it looks like that's about to change as Nike has begun advertising for Android SDK developers. Until now Nike has used iOS as the only mobile platform compatible with its kit like the FuelBand... >>

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

By 19 February 2014

It feels like only yesterday that we were enjoying the big one-zero, but a year on and the world has changed again. As is always the case with technology, it has done so quickly and with some amazing products. Smartwatches are trying to get onto our wrists,... >>

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

By 19 February 2014

There's no shortage of gadgets out there that'll count your steps and measure your activity, but that hasn't stopped GeoPalz from showing off a clip-on dongle for the whole family at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair. It's called ibitz. Originally launched in 2013,... >>

Nike planning genuine Back to the Future power laces on shoes in 2015

Nike planning genuine Back to the Future power laces on shoes in 2015

By 17 February 2014

Nike is to introduce self-tying power laces, as seen in Back to the Future II, in 2015. Like the pair worn by Marty McFly in the movie, the laces will be driven by an electronic system. As revealed on shoe site Sole Collector, Nike designer Tinker Hatfield... >>

LG's Heart Rate Earphones gain regulatory approval, could launch in US soon

LG's Heart Rate Earphones gain regulatory approval, could launch in US soon

By 11 February 2014

LG's heart rate-tracking earphones have gained regulatory approval in the US, after crossing the desk of the FCC on Tuesday. When LG took the wraps off the Heart Rate Earphones alongside its Lifeband Touch in January, a release date wasn't provided.... >>

First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

First run: Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 review

By 10 February 2014

The Nike FlyKnit Lunar 2 shoes are the latest FlyKnit offering from Nike and update the previous version of the shoe, first announced in 2013, with a couple of new tweaks. We joined Nike at its London Nike Town store on Oxford Circus for a quick 7km run... >>

Epson dabbles in smartphone golf swing sensor market with the M-Tracer for Golf MT500G

Epson dabbles in smartphone golf swing sensor market with the M-Tracer for Golf MT500G

By 10 February 2014

Seiko Epson has announced a golf swing sensor that attaches to a club and sends the data back to your smartphone via Bluetooth. The company is to enter the wearables market soon, and while not strictly "wearable" the M-Tracer for Golf MT500G is an indication... >>

Shimano rolls onto the action camera scene with its first CM-1000 Sports Camera

Shimano rolls onto the action camera scene with its first CM-1000 Sports Camera

By 4 February 2014

Shimano, most famous for its bike components, has unveiled its first action cam in the form of the CM-1000 Sports Camera. The Shimano CM-1000 is an HD video camera that works with ANT+ sensors. This means cycling performance, measured on a cadence or... >>

Samsung to unveil revamped S Health app with new version of TouchWiz on Galaxy S5

Samsung to unveil revamped S Health app with new version of TouchWiz on Galaxy S5

By 3 February 2014

Samsung has plans to update its S Health app in the new version of TouchWiz that will ship with the Galaxy S5, according to screenshots leaked by SamMobile. The new S Health app carries similar functionality to the version released in 2012, but features... >>

Bike laserlight wants to cut down on blindspot accidents with Batman-like signal

Bike laserlight wants to cut down on blindspot accidents with Batman-like signal

By 22 January 2014

The Blaze Laserlight is hoping to keep cyclists safe with a new take on the bicycle light by using a Batman-like signal. It projects a warning signal 16 to 20 feet ahead of a cyclist, to stop pedestrians and drivers from stepping/driving out in front... >>