Archive | December, 2009

Jim Carrey’s Crazy New Website

15. December 2009

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I stumbled across Jim Carrey’s crazy new website today and it’s wild – exactly how you’d expect the inside of his mind to work! It’s a re-toucher’s masterpiece mixed with full video, amazing sound effects and some very Monty Pythonesque scenarios. Seriously, the visuals are amazing. You’ve kind of just got to go there to experience it. I spent about 15 [...]

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Google’s New QR Codes For Local Businesses

14. December 2009

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I’m not yet sold on QR codes, but I’m warming pretty quickly. QR codes are huge in Japan, but in places like Europe, America and Australia, they are still just scratching the surface… Well that will be the case until Google rolls out their new “Google Favourite Places” program for local businesses around the world, [...]

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IKEA iPhone App: The 2010 Catalogue

13. December 2009

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IKEA have just launched an iPhone app for their 2010 Catalogue, so I thought we’d take a look and see it if lives up to the usual IKEA hype! The IKEA iPhone app is big, with over 375 pages and comes in at a decently large 35mb download, courtesy of the tonnes of large images on show. [...]

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Google Chrome Features (engineered)

12. December 2009

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Possibly the weirdest promo video yet by Google, but it just might also be the coolest and most innovative! They’ve engineered real world scenes to demonstrate the key features of the Google Chrome browser. With over 250,000 views on YouTube in two days, it’s on track to top the viral video charts this week. The video reminds [...]

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W+K Xmas Interactive Window Card

10. December 2009

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This is the Wieden + Kennedy London interactive Christmas card from last year where they setup an interactive installation on their front doors that allowed anyone to walk up and automatically have their photo taken and superimposed onto various characters in the window. You could then go online, find yourself, create a personalised christmas card and [...]

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Love Jingles: Get Your Own From $1

10. December 2009

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Meet Love. He writes Jingles. It’s been a tough year, so for 2010 he is replicating the IWearYourShirt model by offering a custom jingle to be written, recorded, edited and posted every day of the year, starting from $1 on January 1st 2010. The video above is a demo to see the kind of thing [...]

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BBDO Argentina Changes Pepsi to Pecsi

9. December 2009

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This is a pretty cool case study that you won’t see every day! Pepsi let BBDO Argentina change their name in an experimental campaign because it was too hard for the locals to pronounce! They set out to re-brand almost everything, bottles, websites, signage… the lot. And the result? Pecsi took off and people started asking for [...]

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Google Goggles: Search The World You See

8. December 2009

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Just over a year ago Google released an app for iPhone that did away with needing a keyboard for searching by using speech recognition. Now Google has come out with an amazing implementation of image recognition and augmented reality technology for their own Android platform that uses the camera, compass and GPS on compatible smartphones [...]

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iPhone App: Knocking Live Video Sharing

7. December 2009

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I love iPhone app promo videos, I get sent a bunch of them every week (not all good) but this one actually got me to head straight to the app store to download it. It’s called Knocking, a new app that lets you instantly share live video from iPhone to iPhone no matter where you [...]

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The $500 Digital Campaign

7. December 2009

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I love the thought process behind this $500 campaign by McCann Erickson Israel for Opticana (an optometrist), they’ve been doing some amazing work lately. Now I’m sure almost every reader or entrepreneur here has considered doing the same type thing at some point in time, for some keyword, but usually the whole spam thing gets the better [...]

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