Ten tech trainers: Apple, Android get a shoeing

We've tried designing shoes based on our favorite sites, services, and tech titans. How would a Google clog, Wikipedia welly, or MySpace moccasin look?

Adidas Zuckerstar
The shoe that started things off: Gerry Mckay's Facebook-themed Adidas Zuckerstar. Gerry Mckay

Facebook and Twitter have their own trainers, thanks to a U.K. designer. Gerry Mckay decked out Adidas Superstar sneakers in the familiar blue and white of Facebook and the turquoise of Twitter, which got us thinking: what other technology giants deserve their own signature shoes?

We didn't quite make it to Hollywood making films of our favorite Web sites , so we've had a crack at designing shoes based on our favorite sites, services, and technology titans. What would a Google clog, Wikipedia welly, or MySpace moccasin look like? Which mobile users would be more stylishly shod: Android or Apple?

Click through our photo gallery to see the results of our elbow grease and shoe leather with our technology-tooled tailor-made trainers.

Read more of " Apple, Angry Birds and Android get a shoeing: Ten tech trainers " at Crave UK.

About the author

Rich Trenholm is a senior editor at CNET where he covers everything from phones to bionic implants. Based in London since 2007, he has travelled the world seeking out the latest and best consumer technology for your enjoyment.

 

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