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Underground rapper and hip-hop producer Aesop Rock will be the latest artist contributing to the Nike+iPod ecosystem with the release of his new Nike+ Original Run mix, available this Tuesday, February 13 on the iTunes Store. You can hear a preview of the new Nike mix on his MySpace page. Aesop Rock is the third […]

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Danish blogger, climber, and Mac enthusiast Jonas Rabbe has posted a thorough review of his new Nike+iPod Sport Kit. While Nike+iPod reviews are a dime-a-dozen these days, Jonas includes an insightful look at how the Sport Kit experience could be improved, which makes the review well worth reading.

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If you’re one of the many runners who have been suffering through the recent lags and service interruptions at the Nike+ website, you may be wishing for a better way to upload and view your Nike+iPod data. The folks at Gordon Labs know how you feel. They’re currently developing an alternate website, Runometer.com, which allows […]

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Last Watch For A While… I Promise

I don’t know about you, but I have had my fill of watch news, Nike+ or otherwise. Yet, I can’t resist linking to this cool body mod from ModBlog: the 14 gage wristwatch piercing. I haven’t come across any good iPod piercings yet. As small and light as the new shuffle is, it should be […]

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A reader who has seen Nike’s Spring 2007 product catalog, which has been distributed to Nike retailers, confirmed the existence of the Nike+ watches… and adds some juicy new details.

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Looks like Nike is planning to release a new product that lets runners record and upload Nike+ data without an iPod: The Nike Speed+ Watch. Many thanks to quick-thinking reader Steve who saw the Speed+ listed on the new Nike Store Europe site just after it went live on Monday night. He was able to […]

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Ever wonder why it’s so difficult to find iPod nano cases or armband that are guaranteed to fit the Nike+iPod Sport Kit receiver? I spent several days at Macworld last week, speaking to the dozens of iPod accessory makers on the Expo floor, in an attempt to find out. I wasn’t prepared for some of […]

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I woke up this morning to several email messages asking whether the Nike+iPod Sport Kit works with Apple’s newly announced iPhone. I spent the better part of yesterday wandering around Macworld taking pictures and asking questions, and I’m afraid I don’t have good news to report.

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A reader has pointed me to a clever German product which attaches the Nike+iPod sensor to any running shoe, the Chip-Clip. This clear plastic cap fits on the tongue of the shoe and features a slot to thread a shoelace through, which keep the cap in place. There’s also an extended lip at the front […]

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It looks like Apple’s iTunes store wasn’t the only site to buckle under the pressure of increased holiday traffic. Nike’s Nikeplus.com, the site where Nike+iPod Sport Kit users upload their running data and track their progress, has been hit with slowdowns and service outages for the past couple of days. I didn’t write about it […]

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Merlin Mann, of 43Folders fame, has posted his Nike+iPod shoe hack to his Flickr photostream.

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BusinessWeek has just posted a review of the Nike+iPod Sport Kit, and while it’s a thorough and positive (if not somewhat delayed) look at our favorite fitness gadget, I have to take issue with Matt Vella’s description of people who choose to use it with non-Nike+ shoes as “penny pinchers.” From the review: From a […]

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