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New Nike + iPod interface

Yesterday Steve Jobs announced the new version of the iPods (new colors for the Shuffle, 3G Nano "fatty", iPod "classic", iPod Touch). There are a lot of posts about this, so I'm not going to increase the echo chamber effect. Just want to focus on one think that is very important to me: the Nike+ sport kit. Steve Jobs itself announced during the keynote that the new iPod Nano is compatible with the current version of the Nike+ Sport Kit, and the product page on Apple site reflects this, and provides some images of the new Nike+ UI (Thanks to...

The best way to spend the lunch break: running with your iPod

Wellington waterfront is so beautiful and relaxing that you cannot avoid spending most of your spare time wandering along the promenade that surround all the Lambton Harbour. So, when it's not raining or the wind is under 20 knots I spend my lunch break running from my office till the end of Oriental Parade and return. I think that running is the best way to spend your lunch break: you get fit, you eat less, you have a "real" break from your work stuff and you enjoy the warmest hours of the day outdoor. And now that the sunset is at 5pm, it's...

Running with an iPod

Everybody is speaking about the 100 millionth iPod sold, so no point repeating the same thing again and again. I decided to keep my Apple/iPod posts to less than one per week. So, for this week, I want to talk about the best (in my opinion) iPod accessory: the Nike+ running kit. It is made up by and accelerometer/transmitter that sits in (or on) your shoes, and a receiver that fits into the iPod dock connector, processes the data received from the sensor, and drives the iPod display showing the current speed, distance and other useful information about your current...