Archive | December, 2010

NYE Times Square Ball iPhone App

29. December 2010

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Not sure I’m convinced on this app, but it’s a step in the right direction for such a global event. The Times Square NYE party now has it’s own iPhone App to help you keep track of and interact with the nights celebrations. By and large, it’s just a big countdown with a few pretty graphics, [...]

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Schweppes: Facebook Profile Photo App

29. December 2010

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By now you’ve seen the new Facebook Profile photo functionality/layout, and you’ve probably also seen a bunch of people showcasing some pretty cool images. Chances are they used this clever little app from Schweppes (by Super Social) to create their seamless profile image. I think this is a great strategic play by Schweppes, a simple [...]

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Top 10 YouTube Videos Of 2010

28. December 2010

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This is YouTube Rewind 2010, the page where an entire year in video is reviewed by YouTube through an interactive timeline showcasing all the big YouTube moments of 2010. But before you jump over there to check it out, I’ve listed the Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2010 below. Starting with a seriously weird song [...]

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Johnnie Walker: 3D Projection Mapping Event

28. December 2010

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Here is Johnnie Walker’s first 3D projection mapping event, celebrating the launch of the new “Green Label” last week, projecting onto one of the most historic buildings in Huashan, Taipei, with the creative team (JL Design) working closely with Johnnie Walker to fuse history and flavours with new technology for the event. The projection mapping event [...]

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Renault “Twizy” iAd Demo

27. December 2010

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Check it out, this is the very first iAd produced for Europe, and also an iAd advertising first for Renault, who has taken a huge leap forward with it’s new “Twizy” electric concept car. The iAd, like the very few before it, is quite simple to interact with, visually quite punchy, and has enough depth [...]

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IKEA “Cheers” Social Celebration iPhone App

27. December 2010

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You would have seen a few of those gimmicky ”toast” or “cheers” apps that allow you to tap two iPhone together to make a click in celebration of something… But, this new iPhone App from IKEA takes that idea to a whole new level, just in time for New Years Eve! Firstly, you can choose from any [...]

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Merry Christmas To Everyone Out There!

25. December 2010

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We’ll, it’s about lunch time here in Sydney on Christmas day and all the usual festivities are kicking off any moment, so I thought I better jump online to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas! I hope Santa treats you well, and that you too, will be sitting down to a great Christmas dinner, where [...]

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James Patterson: Catch A Killer Facebook Game

23. December 2010

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I know James Patterson has a cult following, but I’m not sure what his fans will think of the new social game called “Catch A Killer”. Played exclusively through Facebook, you become the detective in one of James Patterson’s famous stories, where you’ll trudge through crime scenes attempting to piece together the clues with your Facebook friends. There are a [...]

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Wieden + Kennedy: Virtual Holiday Dinner

21. December 2010

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Did you manage to book a table at Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam’s Virtual Holiday Dinner? I thought I’d post the wrap video here just in case you missed out. The dinner featured 156 people, over 6 continents and 3 days having a very cool Virtual Holiday Dinner together via Skype. The guys at W+K Amsterdam [...]

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Infographic: Facebook vs Twitter Demographics

21. December 2010

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What a year it’s been in the land of social, and in particular, Facebook & Twitter. I won’t bore you with the 1000 statistics every one of you already knows about the growth of Facebook and Twitter this year, but I will show you this nice little infographic from Digital Surgeons, showcasing the breakdown of the [...]

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Lego Black Ops in Stop Motion

20. December 2010

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A little over a month ago I posted a great ad for Call of Duty: Black Ops that has almost 3 million views on YouTube. If you liked that, you’ll probably love this; Lego Black Ops, a great stop motion piece showcasing what looks like a FFA (free for all) battle on Black Ops, only [...]

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Leo Burnett’s “David On Demand” Case Study

19. December 2010

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Remember Leo Burnett’s “David On Demand” social experiment at Cannes this year? Well, here is the case study video that captures exactly what happened with David On Demand at the 2010 Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. For those who didn’t see it, “David On Demand” was created as a social experiment to promote Leo Burnett’s Wildfire conference at [...]

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Word Lens: Augmented Reality Translation App

18. December 2010

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Craigo, seeing you missed your Spanish lessons this year, I thought i’d post this very cool Augmented Reality iPhone app just for you! It’s called Word Lens, and it uses the iPhone’s camera, along with optical character recognition to translate anything from Spanish into English on the fly, just by pointing the iPhone at the printed words [...]

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Christmas 2.0 – The Digital Nativity Story

15. December 2010

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The guys at Excentric have created this cool “digital” version of how the Nativity story might have played out if all the sites you use today, happed to be around a few thousand years ago. It’s a great little video, pretty well constructed and just an interesting watch for a few minutes. I love the [...]

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iBook: The Three Little Pigs Popup Book

15. December 2010

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If you love the interactive books coming out for the iPad (Alice in Wonderland, The Little Mermaid .etc all which have been huge hits) then you’ll probably dig this, it’s The Three Little Pigs, but created as a virtual popup book for the iPad, and comes complete with a “secret” switch that shows you how the mechanics of that [...]

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