The coolest shoes we've come across so far in 2011 are more than 25 years old. It's an amazing old pair of Pumas, that do just about everything a modern pair of computerized shoes do today, but worse.
It's a new year, which means new resolutions to get in shape. Let technology help you! Don't fight it! The Nike+ SportWatch, powered by TomTOM GPS, will bug you when you forget to run and encourage you when you do.
The fantastic Nike+ App let you track how far, how fast and at what speed you're running with only a sensor in your Nike-branded shoe and a compatible iPod or iPhone. Now you don't need the sensor or the shoe.
It's been a long time coming, but finally Nike has teamed up with Polar for a wearable heart-rate monitor that works with the Nike+ SportBand and iPod Sport Kit.
If you've been waiting for the iPod-compatible Nike+ heart rate monitor to really start exercising in earnest, well, you've been waiting a really long time. But now you can dust off those running shoes and start planning your jog on Google Maps—June 1 is the first day of the rest of your life.
As we teased just the other day, Nike will in fact be selling a Nike+ SportBand—complete with the familiar shoe pebble, not shown—for training without the iPod nano. "Heavens! Why would you ever want to train without an iPod nano?" you ask, aghast. According to my runner friend Rid, who shunned the original Nike+ iPod…