Nike+ Fuelband gives iPhone users 24-hour workout and exercise data

Nike has announced the Nike+ Fuelband which gives iPhone users in-depth information on their daily physical activity. With development assistance from the likes of Lance Armstrong, Kevin Durant and Carmelita Jeter, the Nike+ Fuelband is able to keep track of your daily physical goals using a built-in accelerometer. The user sets a daily goal in the morning, and Fuelband tracks time, steps, burned calories and more.

One aspect I like about Fuelband is the ability to gain points from more activity based on a social metric after syncing with your iPhone.

The Nike+ Fuelband will be available for $150 and pre-orders are now being taken online, however Nike hasn't disclosed an official release date.

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Nike Fuelband for iPhone

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Andrew Wray is a Salt Lake City, Utah based writer who focuses on news, how-tos, and jailbreak. Andrew also enjoys running, spending time with his daughter, and jamming out on his guitar. He works in a management position for Unisys Technical Services, a subsidiary of Unisys Corporation.

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martinp13 says:

Sounds like a Fitbit that you have to wear on your wrist and costs 50% more. :)

Bradley says:

Is this not the same as what Jawbone have just released? Umm..... seriously though, I think the Nike one will do better because they're a known fitness company, whereas everyone knows Jawbone for their Bluetooth headsets.

xtopher1974 says:

It's very similar to Jawbone UP ... Although I think Jawbone was also interested in sleep rhythms and other resting metrics. Unfortunately, Jawbone has had terrible production problems and all UP orders were cancelled. (I had wanted one for Christmas, but no luck.)

Bacco says:

I had gotten an UP when they first came out. Returned it within 4 days of getting it. You're better off having not gotten it.

Matthew Wolfe says:

Fitbit is only $99, less than nike.

websyndicate says:

I ordered mine today. I'm super excited to get it.

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