nike+ipod

  • Going The Distance: Nike+ GPS Vs. RunKeeper

    Going The Distance: Nike+ GPS Vs. RunKeeper

    As someone who ostensibly tries to keep fit, I’ve found the best way to pretend to lose weight is to fiddle around with iPhone apps during my workout. First, it reduces the mind-crushing pain of exercise and allows me to go to a place in myself where I can avoid the boredom of exertion. To that end I decided to test out the new Nike+ GPS app alongside an old favorite, RunKeeper. Both apps… Read More

  • Apple patent filing shows possible new Nike+iPod features: More accurate stats, built-in GPS

    Apple patent filing shows possible new Nike+iPod features: More accurate stats, built-in GPS

    Doing some digging, AppleInsider found this patent filing dealing with the next generation of Nike+iPod. The beefed up exercise program would be able to provider users more accurate and more detailed information. For example, it would take into account the user’s age, weight and gender in order to provide a more thorough fitness snapshot. The new system would also tell users when certain… Read More

  • Patent application shows new Nike+iPod features

    Patent application shows new Nike+iPod features

    There’s some Monday morning quarterback analysis of a recent Nike patent application filing, which could, just maybe, hint at new features for Nike+iPod. The patent details some sort feedback system, that is, Nike+iPod will modify your workout selection based on your selections. iLounge speculates this fun scenario: For instance, the system would be able to know if a user sped up or slowed… Read More

  • Patent Monkey: Apple Faces Patent Infringment Suit On Nike+iPod

    Patent Monkey: Apple Faces Patent Infringment Suit On Nike+iPod

    The Washington Post reported this week that: “[Apple], the Cupertino, Calif.-based company also disclosed that PhatRat Technology LLC filed a lawsuit Oct. 24 alleging patent infringement. The Nike-iPod product in question, developed jointly with Nike Inc., allow runners to keep track of how far and how fast they’ve gone. The company’s response to the complaint is not yet… Read More

  • Reader Response Week Three

    Reader Response Week Three

    Consider this the conclusion of week three of reader response. We’ve had some incredibly insightful comments and, as always, I’m proud of each and every one of you&mdashyou’re all winners to me! I’m going to do this as one big announcement with both the winner of the Nike+iPod adapter and then the final M2 Convert winners. And so, without further adieu: Read More

  • M2 Convert Winners: Day 08

    M2 Convert Winners: Day 08

    Two days left! This marks 80 copies of M2 Convert that we’ve distributed to our dear, dear readers. SO here they are, the winners for Wednesday: Read More

  • M2 Convert Winners: Day 07

    M2 Convert Winners: Day 07

    Another day, another round of M2 Convert winners. I’ve scoured the edges of Tuesday’s posts and dredged up 10 new winners for you all. With only 30 copies left, we’re entering the final hump of the giveaway. But here are the winners for day seven: Read More

  • M2 Convert Winners: Day 06

    M2 Convert Winners: Day 06

    Hello everybody, I hope all is well with you all. It’s raining here in NOLA and I’m dizzy, thanks for asking. I’ve got a new batch of M2 Convert winners for ya. These are all from Monday: Read More

  • Reader Response Week Three

    Reader Response Week Three

    Greetings all, hope you’re having a fine boring Monday. I know I can barely keep my head propped up. You’re in luck though, because I’ve got the latest installment of our Reader Response series. To date we’ve given away a 2G iPod Shuffle and a Samsung Blackjack, in addition to 50 copies of M2 Convert. We’ll be giving away 50 more copies of M2 Convert this week and… Read More

  • Nike+iPod to RunAway with AnyShoe

    Nike+iPod to RunAway with AnyShoe

    For those of you who wanted to make use of the Nike+iPod Sport Kit, but don’t feel like using Nike shoes, there is now a product that shows some sympathy to your plight. The RunAway AnyShoe from SwitchEasy is a small housing for the Nike+iPod transmitter. Simply place the transmitter inside the housing and clip it to your shoe for Nike-free Nike+iPod action. The product is available for an… Read More

 
  • Nike+iPod Hands On

    Nike+iPod Hands On

    I know this is a bit late in the game for this device, but I got a chance to strap these things on recently and wanted to report on the general value of the Nike+iPod line. First off, this kit has one fatal flaw – they really only work with the Nike+ shoes which come in only one or two models. A buddy of mine cut a hole in his old shoes and stuffed the transmitter in there, shown here seated… Read More