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.
The seventh-generation iPod Nano is an incredibly compact portable media player with gym-friendly features, but it's overshadowed by the superior value of Apple's iPod Shuffle and fourth-generation iPod Touch.
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.
Maybe it's not the reason to buy a Nano, but the useful Nike + iPod Sport Kit and the data-centered Nike+ Web site will appeal to runners who already own a Nano.
[commentary] The sportswear giant had a good run with the FuelBand. Now, though, wearable technology is a whole new footrace.
The sixth generation of the iPod Nano is the smallest yet, but it comes at the expense of valuable features and practical controls.
That's the claim out of Korea where Samsung reportedly met with Under Armour to discuss how the two companies could collaborate on wearables.
Nike announces Android support for its FuelBand fitness tracker just months before the expected launch of Apple and Google-made wearables. Too little too late?
Nike CEO Mike Parker says the sportswear company is winding down its wearable hardware efforts to focus on software after CNET reported last week it had dismantled its FuelBand team. A deal with Apple may be in the works.
Tech companies are lining up to nab Nike engineers after the sportswear maker decided to dismantle its wearable-hardware team. Apple is reportedly on the hunt as well.