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I was very impressed with the Apple Watch Series 2. It added GPS and waterproofing and became a far more effective fitness tracking tool. But there's another new Apple Watch, and this one has even more sporting cred. Nike's take on the Apple Watch adds a fancy lightweight band and two exclusive watch faces, but is that a good enough reason to choose one over the equally priced regular Watch?

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You can get safes camouflaged as everything from water bottles to cans of shaving cream, but our new favourite way to protect your valuables might be this Nike shoebox strongbox that few intruders will even think to look inside — unless they're really after a rare pair of Jordans.

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Ever since Back to the Future II, people have wanted shoes with power laces. Well, it's happened. Nike has finally put power lacing in real shoes. In real life. As in, you'll actually be able to buy them. And you'll never have to tie a shoelace again. The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 will be the first real Nike shoe to implement the adaptive lacing tech and it's supposed to work just like it did for Marty McFly. Put them on and it magically tightens up around your feet.

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Like many soul-searching 1990s adolescents, I was obsessed with Nike Air technology. I'd pore over the latest innovations, from visible forefoot air to tuned air to other types of air. I'd even buy used joggers at the trash and treasure market and tear them apart to inspect the air. As my young brain developed and my understanding of biomechanics advanced, however, I came to a realisation: Nike Air is bullshit.

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If you want to get fit, having the right gear is half the challenge. You can supercharge your gym session, your afternoon run or your weekend trip out on the trail with a new pair of high-tech footwear — and there's a lot to learn before you even go and try on your first pair.

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The weather's getting warmer across Australia as we barrel head-first into a sweltering summer, and that means it's time to get outside and get exploring. Whether you're planning an afternoon bushwalk in the scrub behind your house, or a fortnight-long trek through the middle of nowhere, there's plenty of high-tech clothing that you can pick up to make the journey more comfortable.

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Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They're powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever getting up and going outside. Reasons like that are why fitness trackers were invented.