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Ed Felix - who has written 8 posts on Digital Buzz Blog.


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Windows 8: The Live Tile Experiment

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Microsoft may be under legal fire for the Live Tile functionality in their Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 OS, but that will not stop them from promoting the hell out it. In fact, Microsoft just partnered with Norwegian electro rock band Datarock to bring Live Tile functionality to unsuspecting Oslo residents. The clueless pedestrians [...]

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Buckwheat Groats: Million Dollar Menu (NSFW)

Friday, April 20, 2012

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I swear that I don’t mean for ALL my Digital Buzz posts to center around rap music, but I just had to share this one. Between David Wittman (DJ Dave of Whole Foods Parking Lot fame) landing a commercial deal with Hyundai and Mac Lethal (The MC behind the Pancake-version of Look At Me Now) [...]

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Coachella: Tupac’s 3D Holographic Cameo

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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3D Holographic technology has taken digital mimicry to a new level at this year’s Coachella Music Festival. Concert goers were surprised with an unlikely cameo during Dr. Dre’s set. In yet another Machiavellian appearance, sightings of legendary rap artist Tupac Shakur set Twitter afire last night. Although we can’t quite say he was there in [...]

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The Creative Ransom: Aggresive Job Hunting

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

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In a ploy to land meetings with the right executive creative directors in Melbourne, Australia, Andrew Grinter and Lee Spencer-Michaelsen decided take job hunting to the next level. The young creative duo went on a URL buying spree, obtaining available domains matching the select ECD names. Those domains were held for ransom. The pair mailed [...]

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PayPal: Launches Brick and Mortar Checkouts

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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While the rest of us have been waiting on NFC-enabled smartphones to to bring us the power of a mobile wallet, PayPal has devised a way to bypass devices altogether. In a partnership with Home Depot, the payment provider has begun to roll out a service that enables payments at brick and mortar stores using [...]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Interactive Music Video

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers just took their latest music video to the next level by releasing the interactive gem above. The video incorporates a click-and-drag feature that allows viewers to explore different scenes in a panoramic manner. Click the “Show Hints” option to reveal even more interactive layers. The non-interactive version of their single [...]

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Hiriko: MIT’s Folding Car Is Finally A Reality

Monday, February 6, 2012

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If you have ever lived in a congested metropolitan area or have driven in circles looking for a parking spot for half an hour, this one is likely to hit home. An MIT concept that has been half a decade in the making is on its way to becoming a viable option for big city [...]

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Technicolor TV: Personalized Content Rendering

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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Check out the latest innovation in home theater technology that could put you right inside the Super Bowl without leaving the comfort of your couch. That’s because the folks at Technicolor’s research lab are working to recreate the experience of being at the big game – without actually being at the big game. Their new [...]

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