Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

New Arrival: Oppo Band 2 Wearable Fitness Watch in Singapore

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

The Oppo Band 2 (S$99) will hit the shelves in Singapore tomorrow (23 September 2022) on Oppo’s Amazon, Lazada, Qoo10, Shopee and TikTok flagship stores, authorised retailers, and partner consumer electronic stores.

The Oppo Band 2 ships in Blue or Black and sports a 1.57-inch AMOLED screen, with 256 x 402 resolution and 302 ppi pixel density.

The Oppo Band 2 ships in Blue or Black and sports a 1.57-inch AMOLED screen, with 256 x 402 resolution and 302 ppi pixel density.

The Oppo Band 2 is equipped with a 6-axis motion sensor, as well as heart rate and blood oxygen sensors.

With up to 100 workout modes, the newest mode is the tennis mode, which recognises various tennis strokes and records five types of data: strokes, racket swings, activity duration, heart rate, and calories burned.

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Event Forecast: Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup Makes a Comeback

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

The Singapore leg of the Toyota GAZOO Racing Gran Turismo Cup (TGR GT Cup) Global series resumes this year on Gran Turismo 7 on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. This is the fourth installment of the global SIM racing competition and the third iteration of the Singapore edition.

This year the competition features a selection of Toyota GR lineups, in which players will get to push their limits through renowned circuits and experience the thrill of racing. This includes the nostalgic Toyota Supra GT500 ’97 (Castrol TOM’S) model.

This year the competition features a selection of Toyota GR lineups, in which players will get to push their limits through renowned circuits and experience the thrill of racing. This includes the nostalgic Toyota Supra GT500 ’97 (Castrol TOM’S) model.

The Semi-Finals and Finals will be held on 4 September 2022, with winners advancing to the TGR GT Cup ASIA 2022 online on 9 October 2022.

“Since 2020, Borneo Motors Singapore has brought to life the thrill of experiencing motorsports races to local e-sports enthusiasts with our Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup. We look forward to hosting yet another exciting year of the race in Singapore and through this competition, we hope that Toyota is able to make motorsports more accessible and enjoyable across generations,” shares Samuel Yong, Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Strategy at Borneo Motors Singapore.

The TGR GT Cup Singapore 2022 commenced with Qualifiers on 13 August 2022, with more than 36 participants to date.

Eventually, only 24 of the fastest competitors will advance to the Semi-Finals.

During the Semis, two groups of 12 racers will compete in two races per group, with the top six racers from each group going into the Finals.

In the Finals, racers will compete in three races, with the overall top three competitors getting onto the podium.

Through this competition, Toyota hopes to make e-motorsports accessible by providing opportunities for racing enthusiasts to experience the thrill of racing Toyota GR cars
on iconic circuits.

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NetApp Cloud Solutions for TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team

Friday, July 15th, 2022

TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team will utilise real-time data collaboration powered by NetApp hybrid cloud solutions to achieve superior performance.

NetApp will power Porsche motorsport in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with data-driven cloud solutions.

NetApp will power Porsche motorsport in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with data-driven cloud solutions.

NetApp, a global cloud-led, data-centric software company, and TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team, has announced a multi-year partnership which will see NetApp providing the sportscar maker with hybrid cloud solutions.

“Formula E is a technology showcase and R&D backbone for Porsche and preserves our strong motorsports heritage on the road and on the track. Data is the defining element here, but it is not easy to harness when the racing team is always on the road. The solution created by NetApp is unique in the market in how it can move huge amounts of data at high speed while delivering an intuitive experience across edge, core and cloud so we can design better, faster cars for our racecar drivers and car enthusiasts everywhere,” said Friedemann Kurz, Head of Motorsport IT, Porsche.

Porsche AG, a global automotive brand owned by Volkswagen Group, has begun shifting production towards electric or e-fuel powered vehicles in 2015.

By the year 2030, Porsche AG aims for 80% of all vehicles sold to be electric.

Tapping into NetApp’s real-time data services, TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team is working on its vision of sustainable mobility while enabling the real-time adjustments that deliver superior race performance – and help drive the next generation of Porsche electric vehicles.

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Opening: Decathlon Unveils 700sqm Data Lab in Singapore

Thursday, July 7th, 2022

The Data Lab will consolidate Decathlon Singapore’s efforts in the development of new digital services for Decathlon International as well as incubate data projects in collaboration with partners such as Sport Singapore, various research agencies, and schools.

Located within the Kallang Alive district, the Decathlon Data Lab sits at the intersection of a growing number of sporting and community facilities that is part of an effort to strengthen the district’s standing as an inclusive sports precinct, outlined in the Kallang Alive Masterplan.

Located within the Kallang Alive district, the Decathlon Data Lab sits at the intersection of a growing number of sporting and community facilities that is part of an effort to strengthen the district’s standing as an inclusive sports precinct, outlined in the Kallang Alive Masterplan.

The new Decathlon Data Lab will provide a collaborative working environment that will house Decathlon’s teams such as data experts, software developers and designers, network and security team, innovation teams as well as industry partners and students.

Projects and ideas initiated at Decathlon Data Lab will be tested in the adjacent Decathlon Singapore Lab store, and subsequently introduced to other Decathlon stores in Singapore and beyond.

More details below from the press release.

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New Arrival: Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Sound Joy in Singapore

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

The Huawei Band 7 (S$88) is the company’s thinnest and lightest smart band to date while the Huawei Sound Joy (S$188) was co-engineered with audio technology company Devialet. Available in Singapore from 4 July, 2022. Launch promotions below.

The new Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Sound Joy.

The new Huawei Band 7 and Huawei Sound Joy.

The two latest gadgets to hit Singapore shelves are targeted towards the outgoing with an active lifestyle.

The Huawei Band 7 measures only 9.99mm, weighs a mere 16g (with strap), and ships with 96 workout modes and 24/7 comprehensive health monitoring features for all fitness levels.

The HUAWEI Sound Joy is a stylish and compact portable speaker that offers superior sound quality powered by the Devialet SAM technology.

More details below from the press release.

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Event: Huawei Launches Mate Xs 2 & Health/Fitness Wearables

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Huawei has launched online the new Mate Xs 2 folding phablet, as well as a slew of health and fitness wearables.

The new Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phablet has a 7.8-inch True-Chroma foldable display and weighs only 255g.

The new Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phablet has a 7.8-inch True-Chroma foldable display and weighs only 255g.

The following new products were launched by Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group.

  1. Huawei Mate Xs 2
  2. Huawei Watch GT3 Pro
  3. Huawei Watch Fit 2
  4. Huawei Band 7
  5. Huawei Watch D
  6. Huawei S-Tag

A sneak peek of the four health and fitness wearables in the list were showcased to select media earlier this month.

Which of the six gadgets launched today will be available in Singapore?

A slew of new devices from Huawei, from the Mate Xs 2 folding phablet to a range of health/fitness wearables.

A slew of new devices from Huawei, from the Mate Xs 2 folding phablet to a range of health/fitness wearables.

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Preview: Huawei Health and Fitness Smart Wearables

Saturday, May 7th, 2022

Huawei held a special sneak preview for select media on some of the health and fitness wearables that they plan to launch later this month.

The new Huawei Watch GT3 Pro in Titanium (Left) and Ceramic White

The new Huawei Watch GT3 Pro in Titanium (Left) and Ceramic White.

The wearables featured during the briefing included the following.

  1. Huawei Watch GT3 Pro
  2. Huawei Band 7
  3. Huawei Watch Fit 2
  4. Huawei Watch D
Huawei Watch Fit 2, Active Edition in Isle Blue Silicone Strap.

Huawei Watch Fit 2, Active Edition in Isle Blue Silicone Strap.

The new products covered a large spectrum of people ranging from those who just want some basic health data, to fitness enthusiasts who want in-depth data to hone their training; as well as the health conscious who want to measure detailed data about their health, such as blood pressure and heartbeat characteristics.

Later in the month, Huawei is expected to officially launch these devices together with additional products such as the Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phablet and the Huawei S-Tag tagging accessory.

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CES 2022: MSI Unveils New Gaming and Creator Laptops

Sunday, January 9th, 2022

At its virtual “Gameverse” event during CES 2022, MSI unveiled new laptops powered by 12th Gen Intel Core H series processors and up to GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

MSI’s new laptops are powered by 12th Gen Intel Core H series processors and up to GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

MSI’s new laptops are powered by 12th Gen Intel Core H series processors and up to GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

MSI’s new laptops sport the Meta-ready logo and are equipped with Intel Core i7 or above processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 or above.

MSI boasts that these new laptops are designed “for anyone who’d like to experience Metaverse-compatible performance”.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX laptops are based on the Ampere architecture, with 2nd generation RT Cores for ray tracing and 3rd generation Tensor Cores for DLSS and AI.

The new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU brings the flagship 80 Ti class of GPUs to laptops for the first time.

Featuring 16GB of the fastest GDDR6 memory ever shipped in a laptop, the RTX 3080 Ti delivers higher performance than the desktop TITAN RTX.

The new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti is up to 70% faster than RTX 2070 SUPER laptops and can deliver 100 frames per second at 1440p resolution.

More details below from the press release.

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Review: Huawei Watch GT 3 Health, Fitness & Sports Smartwatch

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

The new Huawei Watch GT 3 is the company’s latest smartwatch and offers a staggering 14 days battery life as well as more accurate measurements of vital statistics to monitor health and fitness, and to instrument sports performance for in-depth analysis and more effective training.

 

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The new Huawei Watch GT 3 – freshly unboxed. Included is the wireless charger.

The Huawei Watch GT 3 is the successor to 2019’s Huawei Watch GT 2 and last year’s Watch GT 2e.

 

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Unboxing the Huawei Watch GT 3 health/fitness/sports smartwatch.

It offers improvements which includes features that had debuted with the flagship Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro which was released for APAC in July this year.

Major improvements over its predecessor in the sporty GT (Gran Turismo or Grand Tourer) line include an upgrade of the operating system from the Lite OS to HarmonyOS 2.1.0, an Apps grid replacing a scrolling menu, additional sensors, more accuracy in measurements and a rotatable crown.

Compared to the muscular flagship Watch 3 Pro, the new Huawei Watch GT 3 feels lighter and is slightly smaller though both watch faces measure 46mm.

The Watch GT 3 does not have the eSIM & Wi-Fi capabilities of the Watch 3 Pro, but has a much longer 14 days battery life.

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New Arrival: Huawei Watch GT 3 & Watch GT Runner Smartwatches

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

Powered by HarmonyOS, The Huawei Watch GT 3 and Huawei Watch GT Runner will hit the shelves in Singapore on 18 December 2021, with pre-orders from 11-17 Dec. Prices start from S$298. Promotions & pricing details below.

Customers making the pre-order will also receive a free audio neckband, Huawei FreeLace worth S$98 to complement their exercise routines with the Huawei Watch GT 3.

Customers making the pre-order will also receive a free audio neckband, Huawei FreeLace worth S$98 to complement their exercise routines with the Huawei Watch GT 3.

First unveiled last month in October, the Huawei Watch GT 3 Series comes in two sizes – 46mm and 42mm – offering more accurate health and fitness monitoring as well as a new dynamic interface design.

 

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The Huawei Watch GT 3 feels light and looks classy on the wrist.

The Huawei Watch GT Runner has been specially designed for runners and is equipped with a dedicated professional running ability evaluation system for comprehensive tracking.

More details below about the Huawei Watch GT 3 smartwatches from the press release.

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