Everybody wants a slice of the wearable market, and Intel enters the market with the introduction of the MICA, or “My Intelligent Communication Accessory”. Designed by Opening Ceremony and is meant to work without a smartphone and Intel aims to sell the MICA to “fashion-forward” women with its appeal as a fashion accessory.
Tony Hawk has appeared in video riding a genuinely real hover board. The Hendo hover board is a prototype that was built to showcase the technology for a Kickstarter campaign that currently receive twice as much money as the company is asking for; and that was before the skateboarding legend turned up to give it a try.
Even though LINE is primarily known as an instant messaging app, its reach has long transcended into other areas including those outside of virtual world. For example, the popularity of LINE merchandises featuring its well-known mascots has somewhat helped strengthen the app’s presence throughout the world.
If you are a fan of those merchandises, here’s a news for you then: LINE’s pop-up store is coming to Malaysia once again.
Social media junkies should definitely mark this event on their calender. The #OHHSOME Fest, in collaboration with Hotlink, will be held in celebration of the local social media scene. This event will afford the opportunity to interact up-close with local and global YouTube celebrities, along with a slew of bazaars featuring online retailers.
YouTube’s much rumoured music streaming service was finally revealed as Google announced the beta test for Youtube Music Key. The service will provide some 20 million songs for listeners over the browser, iOS, and Android. What makes this different from the other streaming services is that Music Key will also be streaming music videos instead of just audio.
Ask any Malaysian football fans: they most probably wished that someday Malaysia will once again have players as good as the late Mokhtar Dahari to help bring Malaysian football back to its glory days. So far, nobody has ever comes close to this man who is really in a league of his own during his time with Selangor and the Malaysian national team for more than 10 years before he passed away on 11 July 1991 at the young age of 37 years old.
In a special tribute to the football legend who is also fondly known by fans as SuperMokh, Google Malaysia has released a doodle featuring Mokhtar on Google’s front page in conjunction with his 61st birthday today.
In the world of fitness and sports, heart rate monitor (HRM) are commonly used by athletes as both measurement and training tool in order to maximise their potentials. Thanks to the advancement of technology and the rising number of health conscious users, HRM has starting to make it ways into consumer electronics.
The new Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless earbuds are one of the latest product to feature integrated HRM and it is now officially available in Malaysia.
Audio specialists Sennheiser has released its latest range of consumer mobile headphones for the Malaysian market. Dubbed the Urbanite series, these new headphones are designed for young professionals who demand exceptional audio quality with stylish and rugged looks that looks nothing like those pair of headphones you see everywhere.
SoundCloud has struck a deal with Warner Music that will be paving the way for it to establish a new paid premium version of the service. Under the terms of the agreement, SoundCloud will pay royalties to Warner for every song played; while the music group in turn will make most of its catalogue available to listeners.
iM4U has launched an app that attempts to gamify exercise. Called WalkAWin, it encourages people to walk more by providing in-game incentives for reaching certain milestones. This isn’t the first time that an app has tried to gamify exercise and keeping healthy, although it is the first to be directly targeted at Malaysians.
Just in time for the upcoming final rounds of AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 that will take place later this month, Nike Malaysia today has unveiled the latest kit for our national football team. In terms of colorways, the new home and away jersey for Harimau Malaya still remain the same as their predecessors that were released in 2012 but of course, there are still quite a number of differences.