Apple's M7 co-processor, which is designed with fitness apps in mind, can now be put to work via Nike+ Move.
The Nike+ Move application is the first to take advantage of the M7 chip in Apple's iPhone 5S. The co-processor records movement, while the Nike application analyzes the data, converts the data into readable form, and measures it in terms of NikeFuel. Throughout the day, people can use their phone to see how close they are to reaching their fitness goals.
Nike showed off the application in September at Apple's iPhone event. Apple indicated at that time … Read more
Happy Friday! Here you'll find a recap of some of the best moments of the week in video format.
Apple finally sent out invites to their October 22nd event in San Francisco and speculation on what will be announced is mounting. Brian Tong breaks down everything you need to know beforehand, including what we expect to see and more in this week's Apple Byte.
For those of you who crave a challenging home project, CNET's How-To expert, Dan Graziano walks you through the entire process of building your own custom computer. But that's not all DIYers! … Read more
On Wednesday at the Mobilize conference here, sports company Adidas announced a new smartwatch geared toward runners.
The company expects the watch to be available starting November 1, for $399.
Unlike Samsung's Galaxy Gear, or rumors about Apple's supposed iWatch, Adidas' watch will have a more honed-down focus, said Paul Gaudio, head of Adidas Interactive. "We're not trying to make a smartwatch; we're trying to make the smartest running watch," he said. "When you're out playing sports, you want less stuff -- only … Read more
Nike is only shooting itself in the foot with its stubborn reluctance to work with Android.
The athletic apparel company on Tuesday introduced its second-generation fitness tracker, the FuelBand SE, which worked beautifully on Apple's iOS devices and computers. Missing from the presentation, however, was any mention of Android.
It's a glaring omission that Nike still doesn't offer support for Android, which is the undisputed mobile platform champ with 80 percent of the global market. At a time when more developers are looking to expand the number of platforms they are on, Nike has stubbornly clung to … Read more
Nike appears set to unveil the next iteration of its FuelBand fitness tracker, and you can get all the details right here.
The company is holding its NikeFuel Forum in Manhattan on Tuesday starting at 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET. While details are sparse, you can expect FuelBand talk and likely an update to its proprietary fitness metric, NikeFuel. The CNET team will be on hand to bring you all the live news, photos, and commentary starting about 15 minutes before the event kicks off.
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Nike plans to hold an event to discuss the future of NikeFuel.
The athletic apparel company sent out invitations to to its "NikeFuel Forum" event in New York, which will be held on October 15.
The invitation is light on details, but Nike promises a discussion of the future of the digital world experience and physical activity.
It's unclear whether the event will feature a new FuelBand, the fitness-monitoring device that Nike has been pushing as part of its FuelBand and Nike+ initiative.
The FuelBand has proven to be a popular device with athletes and users who … Read more
Apple iWatch theorists will have something to chew on, as the company has reportedly tapped one of Nike's top design directors, Ben Shaffer, to work on wearable products, according to 9to5Mac.
Shaffer was the Studio director of Nike's research and development lab, Innovation Kitchen, which worked on the popular Nike FuelBand, a wristband that helps users keep track of personal fitness habits.
The hire, which remains unconfirmed by Apple, comes amid wide speculation that Apple's working on a wearable, watch-like device. Shaffer's addition to the Apple team is sure add more fuel to that fire.
Apple … Read more