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.
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.
Lenovo has a fitness band planned for release at some point, and it has quietly revealed the device on its official website. No big announcements were made concerning the wearable, which appears to look resemble the Razer Nabu. It’s currently called the Lenovo Smartband SW-B100, although we hope that the name changes to something a little catchier when it finally appears in the market.
Wearable enthusiasts who have been looking into buying a Pebble can now get it at a substantially lower cost. Prices for both the Pebble and Pebble Steel have been cut by US$50 (or GBP50 for those in the UK). New features have also been added through a software update and apps that reveal the Pebble’s intention to bridge the gap between smartwatch and fitness band.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez’s ban from all football apparently extends past the barriers of the real world and all the way into Electronic Arts’ FIFA 15. Players beginning the game in charge of Barcelona will receive a message saying that he is banned from games until 26 October; which is incidentally the same time his real ban ends.
Since it has almost been year after the release GoPro HERO3+, we believe that there are many users out there feel that the time is now ripe for the company to unleash a brand new model into the market. If you are one of them, you should be delighted for this news then: HERO4 is confirmed, according to a major set of info that was leaked out earlier today.
This year will mark yet another edition of the regional football tournament, AFF Suzuki Cup which will begin in October. The tournament will also signify another important occasion for our national football team: the launch of another brand new jersey (not the one shown above) by the team’s current kit manufacturer, Nike.
For this year’s launch though, the company will be taking a slightly different approach to introduce the new Harimau Malaya’s jersey to fans as compared to the iterations.