Activity and fitness trackers like the Nike Fuelband are using the power of mobile to sync your daily habits with an online system. But if you were holding out, waiting to see the FuelBand make its way to Android, you're out of luck. According to Nike, the company isn't interested in moving beyond iOS.
All the ergonomics in the world aren’t going to magically make a person athletic (trust us, we checked). If you want to lose weight and get fit, you’ll need to take it outdoors. We hate working out as much as anyone else, but with the right tech, tracking your progress can be a fun and addicting way to see all that you’ve accomplished. From the colorful charts to challenging our friends to races, these high-tech gadgets have the geeks in us addicted to fitness.
If you’re anything like us, your workout equipment creates more dust bunnies than muscle. It’s all too easy to use a new gadget until it loses its luster, then toss it in a closet or drawer where it’ll never be found again. The Nike+ SportWatch GPS is an exception to this rule.
Nike + iPod is available for iPhone 3G and later users, as well as iPod touch 2nd generation or later users. But, you won't be able to see the app until you activate it in the Settings app. And before you do so, make sure to purchase the sensor or remote so that you'll be able to use the App.
Apple and Nike introduced the Nike+ system of shoes and small pedometer a few years ago. The small device can connect to your iPod to provide you with important fitness data, but could a new addon bring even more information to your iPod.