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Introducing The New NYTimes.com Redesign

13. January 2014

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With a completely new User Experience and UI, the new, New York Times website, elegantly brings you the world’s best news, in a whole new way. At first glance, you’ll not see a drastic change, but as you use the site, you’ll uncover elements that feel natural, like the way images enlarge, or the comments [...]

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Volkswagen GTI: Play the Road. Create Music.

3. December 2013

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Here is the latest Volkswagen GTI campaign, if you can even call it a campaign, I guess. Think of it more as a new experience, a new way to make music, in fact, its a whole new way to put together driving music, because it’s actually the way you drive the car, that you create [...]

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Amazon Prime Air: Delivered By Drones

2. December 2013

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Amazon Drones! We’ve all seen that Dominos ‘Pizza Drone’ delivery video. That was cool. But the difference is, when someone like Amazon says it’s going to invest in drones that deliver your packages… Well, then they probably actually will make it happen on a commercial scale, and not just a one off stunt! It’s scheduled [...]

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COIN: One Card To Rule Them All

19. November 2013

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Ok, I’m sorry, I had to post this. Yes, it’s had 5 million views in like 5 days, yes the video shows something seriously cool. BUT what I ask, is will you actually trust ALL your credit cards, reward cards .etc with this 3rd party device? Don’t get me wrong, it’s seriously cool. Infact I’m [...]

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HUDWAY AR App: Drive Safely

7. November 2013

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Introducing the latest in-car technology for drivers looking to navigate the road with two hands on the wheel. This Augmented reality app the ‘HUDWAY‘ uses smartphones to outline the road ahead with turn-by-turn directions, and displays it on the windshield using head-up technology – details like speed, distance, and driving instructions are displayed in different [...]

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Nike SB: The Skateboard Tracking App

1. November 2013

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Nike Skateboarding has just launched the ‘Nike SB App’ which aims to gamify skateboarding for the first time to a mass audience. Think of it as Nike+ for skating, but the trick tracking/badges seem to be based on an honesty system with yourself… The app moves through three phases. ‘Progress’, ‘Connect’ and ‘Respect’. You’ll Learn [...]

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BMW i3 Electric Car: 360-Degree Interactive Film

30. October 2013

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Just a few days after I posted what was one of the first 360-Degree Interactive Film Examples, this launches… ‘Become Electric’ an Interactive 360-Degree Film created to launch the brand new, BMW i3 Electric Car, and it’s a hell of a launch, I suspect, a car has never been before been released quite like this, [...]

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KPT Smileball: Smile Controlled Pinball Machine

28. October 2013

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Introducing Smileball, the World’s First Smile Controlled Pinball Machine from KPT, a Swiss health insurer who claims to have Switzerland’s happiest health insurance clients, so they created Smileball to show that less anger equals more smiles. It’s pretty simple, a camera captures the player’s face and from there, face-tracking software transmits the mouth movements to [...]

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Qualcomm: Ultimate Smartphone Photo Booth

24. October 2013

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A 540-Degree Smart Phone Photo Booth powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, sounds pretty cool right? Well, this video makes it look cool, that’s for sure, with 130 Snapdragon-powered HTC One smartphones are synced together to take ‘Bullet-Time’ photos on command, giving random passers by the chance to take home a seriously cool photo-set.

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IDNA: 360-Degree Spacial Story Telling iPad App

23. October 2013

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I can’t remember seeing an iPad App Experience like this before, it’s what’s known as ‘Spacial Story Telling’ and plays out a 360-Degree Story Telling Experience on you iPad. As the iPad pans, so does the view within the animation and allows the story to play out through different paths, basically wherever the viewer takes [...]

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ScreenX: 270-Degree Cinema Screens (Video)

21. October 2013

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Supposedly there are 40 cinemas in South Korea featuring this new ‘ScreenX’ technology, a new type of cinema screen experience developed by cinema group ‘CJ CGV’. It uses the Theater walls as supplemental screens to give people a near panoramic 270-degree viewing experience of your favourite movies. That being said, it’s an entirely new production [...]

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TACTILU: Remote Tactile Communication Band

18. October 2013

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Sometimes we just need to see cool stuff. And this is one of those times, introducing TACTILU – a bracelet for remote tactile communication that allows one person to physically touch another, while they are apart. I know where you mind went, but it’s not that. Yet. TACTILU is a research project embracing remote haptic/tactile [...]

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Google Glass: Doctors Get Patient Data Visuals

7. October 2013

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I think we’ve all been waiting to see where this would go, so here is one of the first Google Glass concepts specifically made for the healthcare sector, and in particular to link Philips Healthcare technology patient data into the Google Glass Display. The vision is ultimately allowing surgeons and doctors to never have to [...]

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Paper App: Turn Your Drawings Into Moleskines

6. October 2013

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One of the most popular creative apps on the iOS App Store, Paper, which provides users one of the simplest yet richest drawing/sketching experiences yet, now lets you turn your best pieces of art, into a custom printed Moleskine that you can keep or gift… Pretty cool. Check it out here.

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Yahoo!: The World’s First ‘Hands On Search’

23. September 2013

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Introducing the world’s first hand on search, allowing visually impaired children in Tokyo to search with their hands. The vending machine-like pod recognises your verbal search, then recreates with a 3D printer. For the first time, visually impaired people will be able to touch what they can’t see, anything from giraffes to skyscrapers… Yahoo! also [...]

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