Reports claiming a thawing relationship between Apple and Nike and their Nike + iPod initiative are incorrect - the sportswear company has more plans hatching for the arrangement.

As explained by, Nike is developing a version of the solution for deployment on the iPhone and the iPod touch.

The solution will embrace these devices WiFi and (eventual) 3G support to let users update training logs "on the fly", the report explains, meaning training data can be uploaded wirelessly.

Nike is also developing a version of its new Nike + Coach software, offering new running options and a calendar of training routines to help users achieve target distances.