10/31/2016, 01:10 am
For 2016, Apple joined forces with Nike to build a special version of its next-generation Apple Watch Series 2 with custom bands and a built-in app called Nike+ Run Club, software designed to motivate, guide and create personalized workout plans for athletes. AppleInsider unboxes the device that launched on Friday.
10/27/2016, 12:10 pm
A day before the Apple Watch Nike+'s arrival at stores and doorsteps, Nike has updated its Nike+ Run Club app -- closely integrated with the special-edition Watch -- with a variety of features, including support for Apple Music, and GPS across all compatible Watch models.
10/24/2016, 10:10 am
Following up on a quiet announcement earlier in October, Apple on Monday revealed more launch details for the Apple Watch Nike+, which will be released on Oct. 28 in 41 markets, with eight more added by the end of the month.
10/14/2016, 09:10 am
The Nike+ edition of the Apple Watch Series 2 will ship on Oct. 28, Apple has quietly announced through its website, finally giving a firm timeframe beyond late October.
09/07/2016, 01:09 pm
Apple on Wednesday revealed the second-generation Apple Watch, dubbed the Series 2, with built-in GPS, a new waterproof design, and what Apple claims is the brightest display ever shipped in one of its products. It will be priced starting at $369 in a standard edition coming Sept. 16, with a Nike+ running version arriving in October.
01/05/2016, 10:01 am
The 2016 edition of producer-turned-rapper-turned-designer Kanye West's annual New Year's Eve drop took the form of a diss track aimed squarely at longtime Apple partner Nike, while Yeezus also seized the opportunity to promote his wife's Kimoji app that he claims "shut down the App Store."
05/08/2015, 12:05 pm
The long-standing partnership between Nike and Apple has been beneficial for both companies, and Nike's chief executive hinted on Friday that additional projects were in the works even as Apple encroaches on Nike's territory.
07/22/2014, 12:07 pm
Future basketball hall-of-famer Kobe Bryant is planning for life beyond the court, and takes it upon himself to cold-call some of the smartest minds in business for advice. Among those he's spoken with is Apple's famed chief designer Jony Ive.
04/25/2014, 09:04 pm
In an interview on Friday, Nike CEO Mark Parker said his company is not giving up on its "digital sport" initiative with the apparent demise of FuelBand and will instead pursue expansion of the NikeFuel ecosystem through high-profile partners like Apple.
04/18/2014, 09:04 pm
A rumor on Friday claims Nike is planning to shut down the division responsible for creating wearable fitness trackers, starting with the axing of as many as 55 people from the FuelBand team.
04/10/2014, 01:04 pm
Nike on Thursday announced plans to allow fitness app developers to funnel users' activity into its NikeFuel measurement system -- in hopes of creating a universal standard for activity tracking across platforms - and backed the initiative with a new San Francisco-based development laboratory.
11/20/2013, 03:11 am
Nike's second-generation FuelBand makes progress toward a more complete activity monitor, including support for Bluetooth LE, an improved accelerometer, increased durability and a new iOS app.
10/15/2013, 11:10 am
Nike has announced a new version of its wrist-worn iPhone-compatible fitness tracker, the Fuelband SE, adding new color options to its popular device.
10/03/2013, 05:10 pm
The "NikeFuel Forum," scheduled for Oct. 15 in New York, is a platform for "a discussion of the future of the digital world experience and physical activity."
09/28/2013, 02:09 pm
Contrary to earlier reports, Apple's recent hiring of a Nike designer was not related to his involvement in the Nike FuelBand project, because Ben Shaffer wasn't even involved in the wearable device.
09/27/2013, 02:09 pm
Nike has allegedly lost one of its top designers, as the director of the shoe and apparel company's research and development studio, responsible for the FuelBand fitness tracker, has reportedly left Beaverton for Cupertino.
09/11/2013, 09:09 pm
Apple's inclusion of a motion coprocessor in the iPhone 5s will likely spawn a whole new generation of intuitive, user-friendly fitness apps, and may indicate where the company's future devices and services are headed.
02/11/2013, 01:02 pm
Nike on Sunday revealed that it is not working on bringing its iOS-exclusive Nike+ FuelBand fitness monitoring app to Google's Android platform, disappointing some Android fans and seemingly reversing a position the company took last year.