State-of-the-art innovation meets traditional craftsmanship in the Nike Football Rebento duffle bag. The 3D printed base combines with a premium leather upper in a bold expression of technology and style. Designed for the game’s best players, only three bags have been created and will be carried by Neymar Jr., Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo this summer in Brazil. Each bag features custom gold hardware with the player’s name. The bag references the stud plate of two groundbreaking Nike football boots—the Magista and Mercurial—with a unique graphic on the base of the bag. Taking cues from the Nike Flyknit pattern of the Magista and Mercurial, the laser-sintered nylon creates an intertwined weave on the bag’s 3D printed base. The 3D print also gives the bag body and creates a lightweight, yet durable structure that allows for flex. Handcrafted, premium leather is used on the bag’s upper and straps, which seamlessly fits into the 3D printed base without the use of glue or adhesive.
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According to Nike designer Tinker Hatfield, the future is coming in 2015. That’s right, it seems that Nike has been configuring a way to incorporate the power lacing technology into either an upcoming version of the Nike MAG’s or perhaps a new shoe.
In case you don’t know, Tinker Hatfield is the man behind most, if not all of the Air Jordans that we have seen to date so if he says the power laces from the Back to the Future II movie is a reality, then we have to have some hope that it’s true. In 2011, Nike created 1,500 pairs of Marty McFly’s iconic shoes for charity, but the Nike MAGs released at that time did not include power laces.
Hatfield, in his own words, stated:
“Are we gonna see power laces in 2015? To that, I say YES!”
Now the speculation and anticipation begins.
Technology giant, Google is working on a smart contact lens prototype that will monitor glucose levels in tears. If successful, this revolutionary technology could end finger pricks for diabetics. A lot of factors have to be considered before we see this on the market, most importantly FDA approval.
The facts about diabetes are becoming a major concern as one in 19 people in the world are affected by it. Google’s efforts could dramatically change how people living with the disease function daily. The lens works via a tiny electronic chip and antenna that is thinner than a human hair, embedded between two layers of lens material, that reads blood sugar levels through the wearer’s tears. Testing and discussions with the FDA are under way but it could be some time before the technology becomes available to the public.
Berlin refuses to stand still. This city of night. You run it, mix
it, play it and push it to its limits. You skate on the edge, grind
concrete and dance until you drop. And every time you move it counts to
help you reach your NikeFuel goal. This city is yours, so we’ve
introduced a guide to help you reach your goal and never stop moving.
The GALAXY Gear, which comes courtesy of Samsung, is a smartwatch that takes your Samsung Galaxy smartphone to the next level. Some cool features of the Galaxy Gear is the fact that it notifies users of incoming messages, calls, texts, emails and other alerts which in turn, flashes a preview of those messages and lets you decide on whether to respond to them or not. Conduct hands-free calls with ease thanks to the built in speaker. The Galaxy Gear also comes with S Voice which allows users to draft messages, create new calendar entries, set alarms, and check the weather. Another exciting feature is that you can take pictures and record video with a 1.9 Megapixel camera and record voice memos and save them on you Galaxy phone.
Of course, the GALAXY Gear serves as a regular watch that is fully customized to the users specification. Preloaded with 10 different clock options and more choices will be downloadable via Samsung Apps, The Galaxy Gear will be available on September 25th.
Think about all those times you’ve been out without your phone charger only to see your battery power dwindling down to dead. The Kii dongle is a nifty device that makes things a little easier for you to keep your phone charged as long as you have your keys on you. Users will be able to charge and sync their iPhone through the USB port on a computer. Buy now from Bluelounge.