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Want to see the best Adidas trainers ever? Sneakers with built-in drum machine

Want to see the best Adidas trainers ever? Sneakers with built-in drum machine

By Rik Henderson

Digital branding agency Neely & Daughters was tasked with coming up with the coolest pair of Adidas trainers ever made, as part of a pitch for the Mi Adidas label and it certainly met the requirements.The Mi Adidas TR-808 sneakers are not only tasty-looking... Read more

Adidas shows off the first 3D-printed sneakers it'll mass produce by 2018

Adidas shows off the first 3D-printed sneakers it'll mass produce by 2018

By Elyse Betters

By next year, companies will stop prototyping with 3D printers and will finally start mass-producing.Well, at least Adidas plans to, with a sneaker called Futurecraft 4D. The shoe-maker has been dabbling with 3D printing and manufacturing for a while,... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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 available... Read more

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

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Adidas Springblade unveiled, run like a gazelle on 1 August

Adidas Springblade unveiled, run like a gazelle on 1 August

By Hunter Skipworth

Adidas has released images of the previously teased Springblade trainer. The shoe features a set of 16 blades on the sole, all at different lengths, designed to propel you forward and speed up your running.They are quite unlike any set of trainers we... Read more

Adidas SpringBlade: Running shoes to change forever from August

Adidas SpringBlade: Running shoes to change forever from August

By Stuart Miles

Adidas has announced it will be launching a second new running shoe in August, in addition to it's new Adidas Boost technology. It too will feature a new design, SpringBlade.Apart from one element looking like the prosthetic blades worn by amputee... Read more

Adidas Boost: A new shoe range to enhance your running energy

Adidas Boost: A new shoe range to enhance your running energy

By Stuart Miles

Adidas has announced a new running shoe that promises to deliver more energy, allowing you to go further and faster.In a move that is seen by some as the most revolutionary evolution in running technology since Nike introduced Nike Air 20-odd years ago,... Read more

Adidas Boost: A new running trainer, with more bounce, due 13 February

Adidas Boost: A new running trainer, with more bounce, due 13 February

By Stuart Miles

Adidas looks set to launch a new running trainer on 13 February that will give those who wear it more boost in their stride. Although details are incredibly thin at the moment, the company has released a teaser video of three metal balls hitting three... Read more

Adidas looks to future digital Olympic Games with the Twitter training shoe concept

Adidas looks to future digital Olympic Games with the Twitter training shoe concept

By Rik Henderson

To celebrate its role as official sportswear sponsor of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Adidas has been running its "miadidas Customisers" campaign, commissioning artists to customise training shoes, with one of two made every day being given to an athlete,... Read more

Team GB cycling 'hot pants' hope to power World Records, and Gold

Team GB cycling 'hot pants' hope to power World Records, and Gold

By Mike Lowe

After Mark Cavendish failed to place on the podium at the men's Olympic road race, the UK let out a sigh of disappointment. But there are plenty of other cycling events that Team GB will undertake, away from the road on the velodrome track.And Adidas,... Read more

Adidas set to revolutionise the beautiful game with world's first 'smart' football match

Adidas set to revolutionise the beautiful game with world's first 'smart' football match

By Danny Brogan

Once upon a time, half-time analysis would consist of some squiggles on a blackboard, a lot of shouting and a segment of orange. Now it’s all distance covered, zonal marking and power drinks. And it’s set to get worse (or better, depending how you... Read more

Adidas Adizero f50 powered by miCoach: The boot with a brain

Adidas Adizero f50 powered by miCoach: The boot with a brain

By Paul Lamkin

The future of football is here, now, and is on the feet of Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and Samir Nasri. And for one afternoon in September, it was also on the feet of Pocket-lint at the easyCredit-Stadion in Germany, the home of FC Nuremberg.We're talking... Read more

Adiverse Virtual Footwear Wall makes stroppy sales assistants obsolete

Adiverse Virtual Footwear Wall makes stroppy sales assistants obsolete

By Paul Lamkin

Adidas has been showing off a demo of its Adiverse Virtual Footwear Wall over in Germany at CeBIT, a technology it wants to see go mainstream in stores next year.The touchscreen wall, which will hopefully see the end of teenage weekend workers sulking... Read more

Messi and co to wear the lightest football boots ever

Messi and co to wear the lightest football boots ever

By Paul Lamkin

Adidas has announced the boot that the world's best player, Lionel Messi, will be wearing when he aims for World Cup glory in South Africa next month - the F50 adiZeros.The F50s are the lightest boots ever made, weighing in at a mere 164g for a size-8... Read more

Adidas launch id2 Imperial Scout goggles

Adidas launch id2 Imperial Scout goggles

By Chris Hall

So we wouldn’t normally bring you news of a humble pair of skiing goggles, but when they make you look like a Star Wars Imperial Scout, they must be worth a shout. Hitting the shops this winter, the new goggles from Adidas feature a whole host of innovation... Read more

Beckham debuts new adidas +Predator Absolute Globe

Beckham debuts new adidas +Predator Absolute Globe

By Chris Hall

David Beckham will officially debut his new, specially developed adidas football boots on his first match for the Los Angeles Galaxy against the English premier league club, Chelsea FC. The specially designed +Predator Absolute is called “Globe”,... Read more

adidas and LA Galaxy show off Beckham kit

adidas and LA Galaxy show off Beckham kit

By Chris Hall

adidas and the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer (MLS) yesterday launched the newly redesigned Galaxy team uniform and logo for the 2007 season. This is the first re-branding that the franchise has undergone in their 12 year history, timed with the Galaxy’s... Read more

The all-new Trek Madone has arrived

The all-new Trek Madone has arrived

By Chris Hall

Trek has unveiled the latest incarnation of its Madone road racing bike at an event in Milwaukee's famed Calatrava-designed Art Museum. Trek President John Burke introduced special guest, cycling legend Lance Armstrong, who partnered with Trek on the... Read more

adidas Official Match Ball for UEFA Champions League Final

adidas Official Match Ball for UEFA Champions League Final

By Chris Hall

adidas presents the Official Match Ball for the UEFA Champions League Final in Athens on May 23rd: the adidas "Finale Athens". The Greek capital is hosting its 4th UEFA Champions League Final in the newly built 2004 Olympic Stadium, where Europe's best... Read more

adidas launch an updated version of the adidas_1 DLX Runner

adidas launch an updated version of the adidas_1 DLX Runner

By Chris Hall

Adidas have launched the adidas_1 DLX Runner – the next generation of intelligent footwear. The shoe with a computer for a brain understands your individual needs; coming to life when you put it on and adapting itself instantly to create a different... Read more

Maria Kirilenko presents adidas by Stella McCartney ss07 Tennis Collection

Maria Kirilenko presents adidas by Stella McCartney ss07 Tennis Collection

By Chris Hall

Newcomer Maria Kirilenko continues to be the exclusive face of the adidas by Stella McCartney tennis range for 2007. Entering the second year, the young Russian tennis player will present highlight tennis pieces of apparel and footwear at the main tournaments... Read more

New adidas TechFit apparel to improve sporting performance

New adidas TechFit apparel to improve sporting performance

By Chris Hall

Chelsea and Liverpool Football Clubs have both been boosted by the arrival of TechFit, a new range of apparel from adidas which is set to give the players the competitive edge. Come the launch - due for mid-January 2007 - both teams are set to get the... Read more

adidas by Stella McCartney collaboration enters its fifth season

adidas by Stella McCartney collaboration enters its fifth season

By Chris Hall

The critically acclaimed adidas by Stella McCartney collaboration enters its fifth season with the spring/summer 07 collection. The line introduces Gym Yoga as a new category, adding another dimension to the highly functional apparel, footwear and accessory... Read more

TUNiT 2 football boot from adidas

TUNiT 2 football boot from adidas

By Chris Hall

adidas has unveiled the TUNiT 2, the next generation of the revolutionary TUNiT football boot. It is the most technologically advanced boot ever made by adidas and builds on the success of the amazing TUNiT 1 - the world's first fully customisable football... Read more

adidas to launch Robbie Williams tracksuits

adidas to launch Robbie Williams tracksuits

By Chris Hall

Robbie Williams has become something of a cultural icon and even in his earlier Take That days, he could be seen wearing adidas clothing. Now things are set to move to a higher level with the launch of the Robbie Williams adidas tracksuit. adidas and... Read more

Adidas and polar "Project Fusion" due to appear in stores

Adidas and polar "Project Fusion" due to appear in stores

By Chris Hall

Back in August 2005, Adidas announced its partnership with Polar in creating “Project Fusion” combining Polar’s experience with fitness data collection with the sportswear company’s prowess. This is old news, at least, those with their ear to... Read more

Adidas Champions League balls galore

Adidas Champions League balls galore

By Chris Hall

Do doubt those regular readers of Pocket-lint will be familiar with the balls of Adidas. We saw the World Cup ball (the +teamgeist), and the media furore that surrounded it - less seams, more rounded, lighter, friend of the striker, enemy of the keeper,... Read more

adidas +Predator Absolute featuring PowerPulse technology

adidas +Predator Absolute featuring PowerPulse technology

By Chris Hall

Footballers always want more power and control and now you can get it with the most powerful adidas football boot ever, the +Predator Absolute. The +Predator Absolute features PowerPulse technology which shifts the centre of gravity closer to the point... Read more

More balls from adidas - 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup

More balls from adidas - 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup

By Chris Hall

Women’s football is on the rise world-wide, in participation, commercial involvement and viewing figures. FIFA and adidas, the global leader in football, are firmly committed to contribute to the further development of this beautiful sport wherever... Read more

Adidas World Cup football goes on sale in the UK

Adidas World Cup football goes on sale in the UK

By Stuart Miles

Football fans wanting to re-enact that Beckham free kick on Saturday or other swerving long-range shots as seen in the first couple of games of the World Cup in Germany will be pleased to hear that Adidas has made the official Match Ball of the 2006 FIFA... Read more

adidas World Cup boots in 32 designs

adidas World Cup boots in 32 designs

By Chris Hall

adidas presents 32 football boot designs, inspired by the team colours of the 32 nations participating in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Every nation will have its very own +F50 Tunit design featuring a variety of country colours and details. Some of the shoes... Read more

UK's original long distance triathlon faces the axe

UK's original long distance triathlon faces the axe

By Chris Hall

The Longest Day, the UK's original long-distance triathlon, run by the Black Country Triathletes, is going through very unsettled times. For a 12 years, this was the only long-distance race in the UK, before the advent of the official Ironman UK event... Read more

Adidas launch new WC predator in time for World Cup

Adidas launch new WC predator in time for World Cup

By Stuart Miles

Adidas is launching a new WC predator in the next few weeks as World Cup fever builds momentum.Worn by Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Gary Neville among others, the new boots will cost £120.The +Predator Absolute features new PowerPulse technology,... Read more

Illum Cycle jacket that promises to get you noticed

Illum Cycle jacket that promises to get you noticed

By Chris Hall

A collaboration between Goose, an apparel design consultancy working with clients such as Levi's, Lee, Puma and Canterbury, and PDD (product design consultancy) has resulted in a concept for a new sports jacket that is a unique combination of utility... Read more

FIFA World Cup final uses adidas Golden Ball

FIFA World Cup final uses adidas Golden Ball

By Chris Hall

The adidas "+Teamgeist Berlin", the match ball especially produced for the final game in Berlin on July 9th, has been officially unveiled by the President of the World Cup Organizing Committee, Franz Beckenbauer, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The... Read more

Adidas and Stella McCartney on the courts

Adidas and Stella McCartney on the courts

By Chris Hall

Look out for the Spring/Summer 2006 collection as Adidas continue to drive innovation with Stella McCartney, changing the face of ladies' fashion in sport. One of the hot areas is tennis, as Stella comments, "When I think of summer sports I immediately... Read more

Rainlegs – the commuter's solution?

Rainlegs – the commuter's solution?

By Chris Hall

The people at Rainlegs think they have the answer to your problems in the wet with a new and innovative form of rain gear. Rainlegs protect the upper legs against rain, wind and the cold. They have been manufactured from wind- and water-resistant parachute... Read more

Unique and exciting adventure travel magazine launched

Unique and exciting adventure travel magazine launched

By Chris Hall

Adventure Journey is an online travel magazine like none you've read before. Leave luxury Caribbean cruises and five-star Parisian hotels to the rest — you won't find those cookie-cutter trips here. Instead, you'll discover incredible adventure woven... Read more

Solar powered golf bag promises to charge your mobile phone

Solar powered golf bag promises to charge your mobile phone

By Stuart Miles

A new golf bag has been announced that will allow you never to miss a business call again while you sneakily get in a round of golf. Coming with a built-in solar panel that provides 100% green energy, the Soldius Solar Golf Bag has the ability to charge... Read more

Adidas kick off with customisable football boot

Adidas kick off with customisable football boot

By Stuart Miles

Adidas has launched a fully customisable football boot in the run up to the World Cup. The TUNiT boot (pronounced Tune-it) is made up of component parts and allows will allow players to change their boots to suit their game, the pitch and the seasons.... Read more