Review: Nike+ iPod Touch Workout App

Despite looking forward to the iPod touch/iPhone integration of the Nike+ running dongle for over a year now, we can't help but feel slightly disappointed at the way this app is executed on the latest iPod touch. The Nike+ iPod software itself looks great-the red and white UI design matches up perfectly with Nike's own … » 9/14/08 9:00am 9/14/08 9:00am

Confirmed: Nike+ Only Works With 2nd Gen iPod Touch, Not iPhone or 1st …

Our interview with Apple confirmed something we suspected in our liveblog and our hands on » 9/09/08 3:12pm 9/09/08 3:12pm with the device: that the Nike+ integration only works with . Owners of the first-gen iPod touch, the iPhone and iPhone 3G are locked out, because of the technology required to connect the device to the receiver in your shoe…

Nike+iPod Patent Shows Heart Rate, Temperature and Hydration Monitors

The main complaints about the current Nike+ Gear aren't that it doesn't do a good job keeping track of how far you run, it's that it doesn't measure stuff like heart rate, body temperature and other factors runners care about. Nike hears you. Their latest patent for upcoming Nike+ gear expands on the current concept… » 4/27/08 4:30pm 4/27/08 4:30pm

Apple Patents Nike + iPod on Steroids: It Wants to Pump You Up

The standard rule of Apple patents applies: Just because it's on file, doesn't mean they're going to put it out. But I hope they do, America's fat ass needs this. It's an advanced fitness suite, like Nike + iPod cranked up to 1100. There's hardware that keeps tabs on your heart rate and other vitals, a rewards tracker, … » 3/27/08 11:50am 3/27/08 11:50am

Another iPod Bug: Nike+ Doesn't Work Well with Nanos

We just discovered this the hard way: The Nike+iPod peripheral that tracks your distance doesn't let you play music on the new nanos. It's a small, surely fixable bug, but it's very annoying on top of the other issues we've had with this generational jump. Whether it's the Cover Flow interface lagging (which has… » 10/15/07 10:28pm 10/15/07 10:28pm

Smarty Pants: Computing Meets Motion-Sensing Fabric

Okay smarty-pants, try this on for size: we've been hearing a lot about wearable computers, but now scientists at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute are figuring out how to manufacture pants that detect movement. » 9/27/06 10:44am 9/27/06 10:44am

Perhaps this idea could be used like the , but without requiring a shoe sensor. Or, the technology could…