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  • Nike Sense technology automatically adjusts stud length in your soccer boots. Hey, if it's good enough for Cristiano Ronaldo!

    Nike Sense technology automatically adjusts stud length in your soccer boots. Hey, if it's good enough for Cristiano Ronaldo!

    Fortune smiled upon me a few days ago, giving me the chance to check out Adidas’ new equipment that’ll be used during the World Cup. It was fun. Nike, on the other hand? Well, apparently the company hates us for reasons I’ll never understand, so I had to find out about its new boots, also to be used in the World Cup, via some other site. I mean, come on! Read More

  • Create and order personalized Nike sneakers straight from your iPhone

    Create and order personalized Nike sneakers straight from your iPhone

    Sportswear giant Nike has a nifty application in the App Store that allows you to create custom sneakers and order them straight away, with just a couple of taps. The app is in fact a mobile extension of NIKEiD, a program that allows customer to order personalized Nike shoes straight from the manufacturer. And an excellent extension it is. The free app (iTunes link) has been available on the… Read More

  • Watch Andres Iniesta over and over again destroy Chelsea with Nike's CRT360 boots

    Watch Andres Iniesta over and over again destroy Chelsea with Nike's CRT360 boots

    Andrés Iniesta is a good footballer. Cesc Fàbregas is a good footballer. Need I say more? Yes, actually, I do for it to make sense here. Nike has some fancy new soccer boot that’s it’s launching aside an interactive digital training tool that you can use on a Web site, or on your iPhone or iPod touch. Very exciting. Read More

  • Nike unveils the new Nike+ SportBand

    Nike unveils the new Nike+ SportBand

    Available starting July 15th is the brand spankin’ new Nike+ SportBand. The $59 watch-like device will be available in grey with pink, dark with yellow and black with red. The SportBand gives vitals, like calories burned, distance, pace and time. Oh, the new improvements include a white background screen to make the numbers pop and a “welded seal to improve water… Read More

  • Nike's T90 Ascente football: So damn advanced they might as well throw Google Chrome OS on it

    Nike's T90 Ascente football: So damn advanced they might as well throw Google Chrome OS on it

    New season, new ball. The three big football leagues—England’s Premier League, Spain’s La Liga, and Italy’s Serie A—begin in just a few weeks, and Nike has developed a fancy, new ball that’s loaded with all types of hi-tech goodness that may pique your interest. It’s called the T90 Ascente. Goalkeepers will hate it; flashy forwards will love it. Read More

  • T-shirt gun listed on Nike's website for $1500

    T-shirt gun listed on Nike's website for $1500

    Who hasn’t been at a sporting event and wished for one of those T-shirt cannons? Nike is “selling” the Nike T-shirt Gun seen in the above video for just $1500. I put “selling” in quotes because it doesn’t seem legit. It’s one of those “internet jokes” that you may have read about in USA Today. Read More

  • Cool sunglasses give you super vision

    Cool sunglasses give you super vision

    Reader Billy May sent us these concept sketches for the Nike Hindsight, specially design biking glasses with specifically tuned Fresnel lenses for keeping an eye on approaching taxis/cars/baby strollers. Writes Billy: Nike Hindsight is, put simply, like giving bicyclists a pair of bifocals for their peripheral vision. By using Fresnel lenses on the sides of eye wear, riders can detect motion in… Read More

  • iPhone Nike+ screens are faux

    iPhone Nike+ screens are faux


    AppleInsider is reporting that the Nike+ screens we saw yesterday on a French iPhone site are tres faux and not the “work of Apple nor the athletic shoe maker” according to Nike+ sources. One telltale clue: the app had a connection to the music player which is not available to any application or program call in the SDK. Read More

  • Upcoming iPhone Nike+ pics & info

    Upcoming iPhone Nike+ pics & info

    What do you get when you combine an iPhone, Nike, Google Map support, and fancy graphs? Way to many distractions from your workout. We digress but per a French website, the upcoming Nike+ is going to sport all that and probabaly a few more nifty features. The most innovative addition though has to be Google Map support ’cause it adds demensions to this app. Just think, a runner could… Read More

  • Replace the battery in your Nike+ receiver on the cheap

    Replace the battery in your Nike+ receiver on the cheap


    Got one of them newfangled Nike+ setups? Doubtless you’re wondering what happens when the battery dies on the receiver. Unsurprisingly, you’re supposed to bring it into your local Niketown and pay the man $20 to do the deal. But if you’re comfortable slicing the thing open and doing things with little wires, you can do it yourself for five bucks. Instructables has the… Read More