The Nike+ FuelBand SE is a minor upgrade to last year's FuelBand, adding Bluetooth 4.0 and a few new motivational wrinkles to its software, but the band's design is more successful than its package of features.
Armed with a few tricks, the Nike FuelBand can be very effective as a motivator for casual exercise, but its limitations will leave serious athletes disappointed.
For runners looking to keep track of their workouts, the Nike+ SportWatch GPS offers a very attractive and simple solution, but it's on the pricier side.
Unless you're a hard-core basketball player, or shoe nut, the Nike Lunar Hyperdunk+ shoe feels like more of a gimmick, and a pricey one at that.
Meet the Nike Flyease, a new line of footwear built for athletes who struggle with standard athletic shoes, and Matthew Walzer, the teenager who helped bring the shoe to life.
The Nike+ Running App on Android and iOS will soon support watches and fitness equipment from Garmin, TomTom, Wahoo Fitness and Netpulse.
The company has been awarded a patent in which a sneaker can be drawn on with a digital pen to create a virtual, printable design.
Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says the shoe giant still expects to deliver Nike Mag shoes with "power laces" before the year is out.
Thanks to the success of the iPhone, Apple has nearly $203 billion in cash. That could go a long way.
[commentary] The sportswear giant had a good run with the FuelBand. Now, though, wearable technology is a whole new footrace.