Nike app for self-tying shoe comes undone

Nike’s new self-lacing trainer, the Adapt BB, has fallen at the first hurdle after the Android app that controls the shoe malfunctioned.

Billed as the “future of footwear”, the $350 (£268) a pair Adapt BB launched on Sunday.

However, an update to the Google Android app that allows wearers to loosen or tighten the trainer failed to work… More here.

You have to feel sympathy for those who paid $350 for these trainers and who now have to either press a button or, god forbid, tie the laces up manually. How can anyone be expected to do such a thing?!?

Or, like me, you can just snigger at the whole situation…

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