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Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon cleats & Pro Combat Uniforms debut

Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon cleats & Pro Combat Uniforms debut

Nike invited SlashGear down to the Cowboys Stadium this week, and while we didn't get to play any football, we did get an early look at the company's next-gen uniforms and cleats. The Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon Cleat has been completely reworked, with extending forefoot sections that add extra traction when necessary, while the 2011 Nike Pro Combat Uniforms feature carbon fiber plating for customizable protection.

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Apple patent apps tip Nike+ for bikes, worry developers

Apple patent apps tip Nike+ for bikes, worry developers

Patents galore from Apple, and a dash of controversy to keep things suitably spicy.  First up is the uncontroversial stuff, a patent application that suggests Apple wants to do for cyclists what, with Nike+, they did for runners.  The so-called "Smart Bicycle System" uses sensors in the bike's chassis which wirelessly connect with the Apple device (either iPod or iPhone) to track everything from speed through gear status.

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The Daily Slash: June 21st 2010

The Daily Slash: June 21st 2010

Hope your weekend went well. We had a pretty busy day here, especially for a Monday, but we're thrilled that you could stick it out with us. It's time to wind down, so welcome to Monday's edition of The Daily Slash. Tonight, in the Best of R3 Media, we've got a great app for your Android device, Sony's talking smack about the 3DS, and Verizon Wireless completes a round of LTE testing. In the Dredge 'Net, Nike's got a giant LED screen, AT&T and Verizon kind of agree on something, and Kinect gets priced by Microsoft -- still not officially.

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iPhone Nike+ screenshots leak

iPhone Nike+ screenshots leak

Leaked screenshots of Nike's latest fitness collaboration with Apple have allegedly shown up online, giving the healthy and the wannabe-healthy a glimpse of what will be making them sweat almost as much as a Steve Jobs keynote.  Nike+ for the iPhone appears to bring many of the previously desktop-only features -such as mapping and performance graphing - directly to the handset itself.

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