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.
Basketball players and athletes looking for a way to track their performance and stats will have two new tools to do so, starting this summer from Nike.
At $250, these are expensive even for shoe and basketball enthusiasts. While some may like the design, I wasn't the biggest fan. Given the price and limitations of what it can do, I can't recommend these shoes for the average Joe or even folks who get on the court on a regular basis.
An early impression of Nike's activity-monitoring wristband, where I unexpectedly jump rope, drum on buckets, and do a few surprisingly intense basketball drills--all to test out the device.
If counting steps is your thing, the Fitbit One has you covered. It will also track your sleep and help you log calories and other exercise, but for these non-step activities, Fitbit One can be lacking.