Shakeout in Wearables: Nike to Stop Making Fuelbands

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CNET is reporting in an exclusive that Nike is deciding to get out of the hardware side of the supposedly burgeoning wearable fitness tracking category and stop making the Nike Fuelband. As a part of the move Nike is laying off 70% to 80% of the Fuelband team (around 55 employees). Nike plans to continue […]

iPhone 5s Got the Moves with New Nike+ App

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After initially debuting on stage as part of Apple’s keynote unveiling of the flagship iPhone 5s, the Nike+ Move activity tracker app is now live in the App Store as a free download. Like other wearable fitness fears like the Nike+ Fuelband, the new Nike+ Move app helps track movement using motion and GPS data […]

Original Fuelband to Steal Features From the Fuelband SE

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Nike’s next-generation fitness accessory isn’t arriving until November 6th but that doesn’t mean users have to wait until then to get a few new features. Nike has confirmed that it will add a few new functions to its original FuelBand as it launches its followup. In the interview with Pocket-lint a Nike executive made it […]

Nike Announces New Fuelband SE

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Nike’s Fuelband line of wearable workout accessories is getting an update that comes complete with new colors and a smattering of new features. Debuting November 6th, the Nike+ Fuelband SE features a fresh design aesthetic that uses colored accents on the inside and outside of each band to allow users to feel like the device is […]

Nike FuelBand 2 Incoming at October 15 Event

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Nike has scheduled an event for October 15 to presumably talk about its NikeFuel series, saying that it’ll be discussing “the future of the digital world and physical activity.” This most likely means that the company will announce the FuelBand 2. Rumors of a second-generation FuelBand have been around since earlier this year, where it’s rumored that […]

Nike FuelBand 2: Heart Rate Monitor & Android Support Rumored

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The Nike FuelBand 2 is reportedly in the works, and may come with a heart rate monitor and Android support. Nike FuelBand is currently one of the most popular app enabled fitness accessories, even earning a place on Apple CEO Tim Cook’s wrist. While popular, the FuelBand lacks several features like a heart rate monitor […]

Nike Fuelband Android App Isn’t Happening

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The Nike Fuelband Android app is not something Nike is working on anymore according to an update on the official Nike Support account on Twitter. The Nike Fuelband is a small wearable fitness tracker that looks similar to a Livestrong bracelet, although thicker and more rigid. The Fuelband tracks steps, calories burned and activity in […]

Nike Makes FuelBand Data Available for Connected Health Apps

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Today Nike opened its developer portal for developers to build apps on top of its Nike+ devices according to The Next Web. The Nike+ developer portal gives developers API to view user’s workout data with information including FuelPoints earned, type of exercise, duration of exercise and calories burned. The APIs will also let developers’ apps […]

NikeFuel Missions Turns Fuel Points Into A Game

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Today Nike announced NikeFuel Missions as a way to make the Nike+ FuelBand more fun and exciting to use. NikeFuel Missions is a game that uses Fuel Points as a scoring system. The game has players helping their characters through a world were everything has turned to ice. The game gives players goals to reach […]

Path Adds Nike+ FuelBand Support

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Path is continuing its partnership with Nike by adding support for another Nike accessory. Today Path announced that its private social network app now supports Nike’s popular Nike+ FuelBand. Users can now share their FuelBand activity and progress with their closest friends and family through the Path app. Now, FuelBand users can make sure their […]

Nike+ Running Comes to Android, Updated on iPhone

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Nike’s popular Nike+ Running app is finally available for Android users in the Google Play Store, and iOS fans have a big update to add new features to the app. Nike+ Running helps runners keep track of their runs by using the smartphone’s GPS and accelerometer. The app tells users how far they ran, how […]

Nike+ FuelBand Heats Up Digital Fitness; FitBit & Jawbone, Watch Out

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FitBit. Jawbone UP. And now, Nike+ FuelBand. Nike has entered the mobile fitness space with its new wristband that is designed to be worn throughout the day in order to help you achieve your fitness goals. Using a set of 20 LED lights displayed prominently on the device, the NIKE+ FuelBand uses an accelerometer to […]

Apple Rehires Newton Tablet Developer

Interesting. Amidst all of the Apple Tablet rumors, Apple potentially poured more fuel on that fire by rehiring Michael Tchao, one of the original developers of the Newton. Tchao’s new position will be as a Vice President of product marketing. Of course speculation is rampant that he’s been brought on to help market the Apple […]