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McDonald’s: TrackMyMacca’s App

17. January 2013

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Here’s an interesting app that’s just been launched in Australia today. TrackMyMacca’s is a world first for McDonald’s as it takes Australians ‘behind the scenes’ of their meal, showing them where their food has come from. This app uses technology that accesses McDonald’s supply-chain and augmented reality to deliver interactive information about McDonald’s food. It’s [...]

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Old Spice: Save the World Advergame

22. November 2012

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Perhaps the most ridiculous yet fantastic and halarious piece of 8-bit advergame madness I’ve seen this year, is this piece from Old Spice called ‘Dikembe Mutombo’s 4 1/2 Weeks to Save the World’ game which starts on YouTube and is played out on a microsite here. Weirdly, the entire thing is tied into a live [...]

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Breville: Data Visualising Coffee Brewing

28. August 2012

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Here’s a nice idea from Sydney agency Reborn that pairs two of life’s greats – coffee and art. In a campaign for kitchen equipment brand Breville they created ‘The Naked Espresso’. Using physical computing they traced the coffee as it was being brewed, meausuring flow rate, pressure and temperature to create a live visualisation, resulting [...]

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Google Fiber: The Next Chapter of the Internet

29. July 2012

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So you’ve probably heard that Google is launching its own Fibre network in Kansas City, well here it is, with Google starting to ramp up information around the massive project, starting with this video, Introducing Google Fiber: The Next Chapter of the Internet, upping Internet speeds by upto 100x. The installation is of course real, [...]

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Volkswagen Up: A Scream Powered Olympic Car

28. July 2012

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For Dutch people wanting to score tickets to the London Olympics to cheer their country, here’s your best chance yet with “Up! Holland Up!”. Volkswagen have created a sound/scream powered car and are giving you the chance to post your fastest 100m sprint time for the chance to win tickets. Volkswagen have removed the all [...]

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LEGO Star Wars: Builders of Sound Installation

10. July 2012

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LEGO and Star Wars fans will love this. I saw this on an award board at Cannes this year and thought it was a genius idea, and the LEGO ‘Builders of Sound’ installation that celebrates the first 3D episode of Star Wars literally is. Comprised of a huge barrel organ containing over 20,000 individual LEGO [...]

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Hot Wheels: Double Loop World Record Stunt

2. July 2012

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Last week we had the Mercedes-Benz Guinness World Record stunt and this week sees another amazing World Record as two Hot Wheels drivers race through a double vertical loop. The Hot Wheels drivers, Tanner Foust and Greg Tracy set a Guinness World Record racing two vehicles through the impressive six-story double vertical loop at the [...]

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LEGO: Build with Google Chrome

27. June 2012

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It was only a matter of time before Lego released something like this and it’s pretty cool! LEGO and Google Chrome have joined forces to create Build, the largest LEGO set the world has ever seen, online on a Google map. The video above is one of the ads for Build and shows the Sydney [...]

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Coca-Cola: Post-It Note Stop-Motion Video

22. June 2012

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Yesterday we had the Vodafone Stop Motion Fan Celebration and here’s another great stop motion from Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola commissioned Italian artist Eduardo Zamarro to create this stop motion for the Wall of Happiness at the brand’s Conference of Happiness. The artist created the world’s largest stop-motion video using only post-it notes. The 1 million post-it [...]

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Ford Keyfree App: Auto Login To Everything

18. June 2012

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Now this is brilliant. Ford has introduced KeyFree technology into their range of cars, and to showcase this, they have come up with a fantastic app that works much like their KeyFree technology for cars, but for your entire social web of sites… Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Skype .etc Once you install the app on your [...]

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Nike Golf 360 App: Track and Tune Your Game

28. May 2012

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Here comes the Nike+ of Golfing, but I wonder if it will have the same effect? The new Nike Golf 360º app lets users track, tune and share their game on the fly. The multi-device app is essentially a performance toolkit designed to help players improve their games, from tracking distances and scoring your games, [...]

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Coca-Cola: The Cheering Truck

1. May 2012

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Here’s another great real-world campaign from Coca-Cola, ‘The Cheering Truck’. The brand’s well known red truck has been fitted with a recording booth and has been travelling all over Argentina collecting the cheers of football fans to support the Argentinean team. The truck drove through 19 provinces in Argentina, stopping in selected areas inviting fans [...]

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Ford Paris: The Parisian Pinball Park Challenge

23. April 2012

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Rumour has it that Parisian drivers really don’t care about the cars around them and they’ll drive or park where ever and how ever they like… And sometimes… Sorry, most times, that means if they need to squeeze into a car space, they will, anyway they can, complete with bumps, scratches and dints on every [...]

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Chevy Sonic: The Street Art Robot Car

22. April 2012

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Chevy Sonic. Tick. Famous Street Artist. Tick. James Bond style transformer spray-paint weaponry setup inside the Chevy Sonic. Tick. What the?! Ok well, this is the Chevy Sonic Street Art Robot Car, created in partnership with Jeff Soto, a renown street artist, to create a world first paint-spraying robot car that can be controlled via [...]

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IKEA: Multi-View Interactive Kitchen Stories

9. April 2012

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I love this piece from IKEA in Russia. It’s not easy to create new, interesting ways to allow users to explore kitchens and the various accessories, but if anyone can do it, it’s IKEA, who’ve got a rich history in doing so. And again, they’ve created a new way for users to experience their kitchen [...]

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