nike

  • Adidas + Samsung official

    Adidas + Samsung official

    On the news that Apple and Nike were going to expand their iPod partnership, Adidas is giving a bit of a “me too”, introducing a shoe + phone scheme, using wireless biometrics in the show to display information on an Adidas-branded Samsung phone. We knew it was coming, but now it’s official, and that’s nice. Adidas to take on Nike+ with branded handset [Brand Republic] Read More

  • Nike and Apple burrow further into the lives of gym bunnies

    Nike and Apple burrow further into the lives of gym bunnies

    As if it wasn’t enough that your Nano was counting your every step through the chip in your Nike+ shoes, now it can track every mile you pretend to bike at the the gym. Ellipticals and such, too. They’re teaming up with 24 Hour Fitness and some Virgin thing to provide machines that track your use, assuming you have the time and inclination to plug your gear into the the thing’s… Read More

  • Nike ditches Apple, SportBand shows up on FCC

    Nike ditches Apple, SportBand shows up on FCC

    I’m a big fan of Nike and have been since I was a kid. One of the many perks of growing up in Oregon meant you probably knew someone who worked at Nike, which meant you could get stuff at the employee store for cheap. I might have to hit up some friends when the latest Nike+ product makes its way into stores. The FCC has revealed the SportBand which connects to a bracelet that syncs with… Read More

  • Nike Accepting Amp+ Orders

    Nike Accepting Amp+ Orders

    Remember awhile back, Nike told everyone it was coming out with a remote control sport watch that would work with the Nike+iPod kit? Well if you don’t, too bad, because now you can finally order a shiny new Amp+ watch for a whopping $80. With a modern, futuristic design, Amp+ will tell you the time and let you access your Nike+iPod Sport kit via buttons on the side. You’ll be able to… Read More

  • Nike Develops Sneaker Exclusively For Native Americans, Helps Their Health

    Nike Develops Sneaker Exclusively For Native Americans, Helps Their Health

    Before you immediately discount this next post—a post about sneakers—hear me out. Nike, for the first time in its history, has designed a sneaker for a specific ethnic group. For Native Americans, the sneaker—the Nike Air Native N7—was designed to address health problems commonly found in the Native American community, like obesity and diabetes. Compared to the average… Read More