Faulty firmware update bricks Nike connected shoes
In February 2019, a faulty firmware update meant that Nike's latest $350 Adapt BB self-lacing shoes could not pair with the app that allows owners to adjust their tightness, customise the lights, and check remaining battery life. Because the shoes have no physical laces, the error effectively made the shoes unwearable.
Writer: Ron Amadeo
Publication: Ars Technica