Archive | September, 2011

Infographic: First Google+ Statistics & Facts

20. September 2011

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So, if you are like me, and begged for a Google+ account invite from anyone who might have had a spare one 5 minutes after it launched, you’re probably also like me, who hasn’t logged into Google+ for over a month, and has not a single use for that service… well, not yet anyway! So, [...]

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Pink Ponies: The World’s Best Case Study Video

20. September 2011

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Another case study? Well, kinda… But this one is different, it’s a great, wait… perfect satirical take on how the creative world sells itself, and how it can literally sell anything, to anyone! I remember watching this and laughing out loud back in January when the video had about 500 views… 250,000 views later and [...]

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Introducing Google Wallet. It’s Now Live.

20. September 2011

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Well here it is. The long awaited Google Wallet went live today, and will be pushed to owners of the Sprint Nexus S 4G phones in an over-the-air software update, meaning it will only be available to a very select few people in the US this week. It’s expected to grab momentum quickly, but at [...]

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Durex: The Lover’s Fortune Teller Installation

20. September 2011

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Here is a great installation piece from Durex in Taiwan, a place where the young are fixated on two things, gaming and… well I think you get it. So, our friends at Ogilvy. created Xerud: The Lover’s Fortune Teller, a real, completely genuine fortune teller experience for your love life. Xerud, which of course is [...]

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Infographic: App Store War Statistics

19. September 2011

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It’s been a little while since I’ve seen some stats on iOS vs Android, and at first glance, it seems that android’s amazing activation rate has seen it steal some serious¬†market share¬†from iOS over the last 3-6 months to now dominate the market with 36% of all smartphones in comparison to Apple’s 26% and Blackberry’s [...]

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McDonald’s: Time To Spy YouTube Campaign

18. September 2011

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McDonald’s Australia has launched a new YouTube campaign called “Time To Spy” which is an extension of their latest TVC, and leverages annotations to create an interactive “I Spy” kind of game through multiple videos, and a bunch of levels, as you try to spy their famous characters. Level 1 starts with “Time To Spy [...]

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iBook: Bobo Explores Interactive Light App

18. September 2011

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I’m a big fan of interactive iBooks, and the top ranking book in the app store this week is an interactive iBook called Bobo Explores Light, made by Juraj Hlavac from Game Collage, who also created the super famous The Three Little Pigs Popup iBook. This iBook is educationally focused and is aimed at kids [...]

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PayPal: The Future of Shopping & Money

16. September 2011

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PayPal has just released a hype video depicting what the future of shopping might look like with the introduction of PayPal’s next generation payment platforms, as they aim to re-imagine money. It includes everything from person to person “bump” payments and transfers, location based offers that instantly transfer real dollars to your PayPal account for [...]

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Foursquaropoly: Monopolize Your Real Life

14. September 2011

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Remember when Monopoly City Streets launched? It went crazy over night, sunk server farms and created a new wave of addicted adult gamers the world over. So what would happen if you made that same Monopoly game… say, real? Well, a few students have pulled this great little concept together for a project, with a [...]

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Prigat: Real Time Social Smile Stations Billboard

13. September 2011

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The guys over in Israel continue to do great work, this time it’s an innovative and slightly different/weird kind of digital billboard. Called “Smile Stations”, Facebook fans of Prigat, a leading juice company, had the opportunity to send real time messages to interactive digital billboards at various train stations in the hope of getting passers [...]

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