Archive | May, 2014

AXE: Measure Your Friends ‘Social Effect’

29. May 2014

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AXE have created a pretty cool little tool to check out your friends ‘Social Effect’ so you can finally tell them if they are just trying too hard, or not nearly enough, in their quests to pick up a fancied partner! The new AXE Social Effect utility shows exactly where you sit on the scale, [...]

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Samsung PowerSleep App: Help Fight Cancer

27. May 2014

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Here’s an interesting play, this time its Samsung for Cancer Research with PowerSleep. They have developed an android app made specifically for their phones that processes research data while you’re sleeping, by using your un-used processing power at night, specifically for Cancer research centers, enabling them to fast-track their research with the power of millions [...]

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Nokia Lumia: 180 Degree Camera Arc Experience

25. May 2014

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Nokia are famous for small films shot on their Lumia phones, and here’s the latest one called ‘Living Moments – Multi Lumia Arc of Wonder’ where they’ve taken a contraption featuring 50 Nokia Lumia phones, formed in an Arc, synced to take more than 30,000 images across Manhattan, including areas such as Union Square, Allen [...]

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Coca-Cola: The Fair Play Machine

23. May 2014

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This one is for the archives, and another reminder that interactive vending machines are about to explode with the world cup just about here! With Pepsi and Coca-Cola battling it out for PR headlines and video content showcasing cool, interactive machines, that connect people around their favourite soda. This one from Coke, is about Fair [...]

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Pepsi: Interactive Football Vending Machine

20. May 2014

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It’s world cup time, so get ready for some pretty cool interactive vending machines over the next month or two… This one, from Pepsi, is called the #FotbolNow skills challenge, and features a vending machine challenge that puts your best skills to the test in order to score a free Pepsi. The hype video is [...]

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Beck’s Beer: World’s First Playable Music Posters

19. May 2014

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Check out these playable music posters from Beck’s Beer, where they’ve hooked up conductive ink to sensors and speakers in each posters, allowing it to come to life with each touch of the poster. While Beck’s are claiming it’s a world first, it’s probably not, there was the spotify one, plus this playable sonic poster [...]

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Oculus Rift: Living With Lag Experiment

14. May 2014

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Logging for the archives, but incase you haven’t seen it, this is a great little experiment by UME.NET Broadband showing what it’s actually like to live with LAG. As in Internet Lag. Gamers will know it best, but everyone experiences it. Now, an Oculus Rift hacked with a GoPro, gives you that same experience, so [...]

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GranataPet: SnackBall iBeacon Fitness For Dogs

12. May 2014

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With lots of talk about beacon technology, it’s retail and experiential applications, comes this little piece from GranataPet… It’s called the #SnackBall, and it uses beacons to create an automated outdoor game for dogs, where they can reward themselves, by fetching a ball and bringing it back to the throwing station. I’m not sure it’s [...]

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Coca-Cola: CokeDrones Bring Happiness By Air

11. May 2014

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Coca-Cola is the latest company to use Drones in a marketing stunt to get YouTube views. This time, it’s in Singapore, a place where almost the entire labour force is made up of foreign workers, who are away from family for long periods of time, while they work to create the beautiful Singapore city. So [...]

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Googleyize: Live Wallpapers for Android

9. May 2014

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Here’s something a little different for a Friday. Meet Googleyize, which creates Live Wallpapers for your Android phone, out of those awesome Googleyize ‘eyes’ that those toys from your childhood use to have… The app lets you put Googleyize on any photo you take, and then they come to life as a ‘live’ wallpaper. You [...]

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SlideShare: Digital Perspectives 2014

6. May 2014

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Our friends at Reactive have released their ‘Digital Perspectives 2014′ SlideShare presentation, that highlights global viewpoints on everything digital in 2014. With everything from privacy, search, content, mobile, wearables… all the way to ecomm, risk management and the demise of the copywriter and art director combo! Grab a coffee, it’s 80 pages, so hide from [...]

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The Social Swipe: Charity Donation Billboard

5. May 2014

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This is a cool Interactive Charity Donation Billboard, it’s called ‘The Social Swipe’ and it places a dual screen billboard at the centre of the equation, through the middle runs a credit card swipe reader, which instantly turns credit card donation swipes into synced video on the screens. It’s a cool way to get people [...]

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Coca-Cola ‘Recycling’ Happiness Arcade Machine

4. May 2014

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Just in time for Cannes, comes the Coca-Cola ‘Recycling’ Happiness Arcade Machine, where you pay for a game, with an empty bottle, to encourage people to recycle in Dakar, a city of 15 million people. The campaign is designed to show that recycling can be fun, while highlighting the serious issues of rubbish and the [...]

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Wendy’s Pretzel Burger: Social Love Songs

2. May 2014

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Yep, so if you’re a fan of Wendy’s on Facebook, you’ll have seen this Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger campaign of ridiculousness, so much so, that you just can’t look away! The campaign lets Facebook/Twitter Fans write the actual lyrics for #PretzelLoveSongs that are then turned into real music videos in record time, and posted back online, [...]

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