When it comes to English Premier League (EPL), Astro is certainly one of the main platform for many football fans in Malaysia to watch matches from the hugely popular league. Looks like it will remain so for at least three more seasons as the satellite-based pay TV operator has announced that the company has secured EPL’s broadcast rights from 2016/17 to 2018/19.
New Balance seems to be gearing up to improve its customers’ athletic performance by setting up an all-new division called “Digital Sport”. This division aims to develop several wearable technologies, with the first being an Android Wear smartwatch made specifically for runners.
Other than being on your hands and wrist, Samsung now wants to be a part of your waist. Introducing, the WELT, which is actually short for “Wellness Belt”, and not the red swollen mark you get when you are hit. It looks like any other belt, except that it has an array of sensors built in to track your waistline and more.
Wearable devices are aplenty in market these days but despite that, Fitbit fitness trackers remain quite popular among consumers which helped the company edged other competitors including Apple in terms of market share. Over at CES 2016, the company has introduced a brand new product called Fitbit Blaze which apparently combines both fitness and style in a single package.
From the 25th to the 29th of November 2015, Garmin will be debuting its latest activity tracker – the Vivosmart HR. The event will take place at the ground floor of Midvalley Megamall’s South Court. At the same time, Garmin will also have a Cycling Fest to promote the company’s cycling gears.
While many might have heard of ASUS ZenWatch series, the Taiwanese company actually has another wearable device under its sleeve called VivoWatch. Based on several hints that were posted on ASUS Malaysia’s Facebook page since earlier this week, it seems that the device will be released into our market soon.
Garmin Malaysia has launched two new products under the VIRB brand. Unlike the original VIRB and VIRB Elite action cameras, the VIRB X and XE feature a totally new design and holds several new features up its sleeve. These 12MP VIRB cameras can pair up to ten devices simultaneously, and can be brought underwater for up to 50 metres without any additional casing or equipment.
According to the legendary 1989 sci-fi movie Back To The Future II, flying cars, tiny reactors, hover boards, food hydrators and many more hi-tech products are supposed to exist by 2015. Some of these predictions did become reality which include the self-lacing shoes that were revealed yesterday by Nike and Michael J. Fox who played Marty McFly in the movie.
Previously, those who are in the market for an entry-level action camera had to settle for the GoPro HERO – which costs US$130 (about RM575) – or the Xiaomi Yi Action Camera that goes for 399 Chinese yuan (approximately RM275). Now, GoPro has introduced a new entry-level US$200 (around RM880) action camera: the HERO+ WiFi, which is a slightly higher-end offering than the HERO.
Back at Google I/O few months ago, the company has announced an initiative called Jump which is meant to drive the creation of contents for virtual reality. As part of the initiative, Google has planned to release a blueprint that details out on how to build a proper camera rig that is suitable to shoot 360-degrees contents.
However, there is another option for content creators that prefer to have a ready-made rig. This is where the new GoPro Odyssey comes into the picture.