“CEO Mark Parker said in an interview on CNBC’s ‘Squawk on the Street’… that although Nike wasn’t in the business of making wearables anymore, the company continues to build digital connections with consumers,” Nana Sidibe reports for CNBC.
“For instance, the app Nike + Running is available on the Apple Watch,” Sidibe reports.
“‘We are continuing to develop apps and experiences so we are working with Apple and other partners as well,’ he said,” Sidibe reports. “Apple CEO Tim Cook is a member of Nike’s board of directors.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Does this mean that NikeFuel tracking is coming to Apple Watch and we will therefore someday be able to take off our Nike+ FuelBands? Because it’s ridiculous that we have to wear both right now. We’re about to just give up on NikeFuel tracking. We look like cyborgs with Apple Watches and FuelBands on our wrists.
Why hasn’t the Nike+ Fuel app already been updated to support Apple Watch’s motion sensors?!
Did Nike drop the ball here, did Apple not allow it, or what’s going on exactly? If anyone knows, please let us know. Neither company has responded to numerous requests.