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Pedigree: YouTube Ad Revenue Donations

28. April 2014

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Pedigree is experimenting with a new way to raise money for its famous ‘Adoption Drive’ campaign, by creating this super cute Doggy video, and enabling YouTube’s revenue sharing model, to make every global view earn money for the cause. So, in doing my part, I’m posting this to not only feature a smart campaign, but [...]

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Look Birdy: The iPhone Camera App For Parents

27. April 2014

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Here’s a fun iPhone app from an Aussie Ad Dad. It’s called ‘Look Birdy’ and uses the camera flash and a ‘bird’ noise to attract the attention of kids and animals alike to look at the camera, so you can finally get that perfect photo. Nice one Ben Keenan! Download it here.

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Afterguard: Heads Up Display Glasses

21. April 2014

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Glass? Well, everyones going to be doing them it seems, with the new ‘Afterguard‘ glasses that bring high-end yacht racing data to your sunglasses. For years, Yachts have been equipped with some of the most expensive and advanced devices and sensors you can imagine, but reading them in real-time, is often the biggest challenge. Wearable [...]

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Introducing The ‘Google Night Walk’ Experience

8. April 2014

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Check out this new interactive, rich experience from Google called ‘Night Walk’ where you can explore the streets of Marseille via Google, in a 360 degree, commentated walk through the streets where you can discover unique and interesting details that you would otherwise miss. The experience adds in video, voice, images and interaction to bring [...]

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Gamebuino: An 8-Bit Arduino Powered Gameboy

5. April 2014

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Now you can make your own GameBoy with the Arduino powered Gamebuino, an 8-Bit Arduino Powered, Programmable Gameboy tyle console, but it’s almost purely a raw electronics board, and is built as a developer type unit, and you can connect over 100+ of them together to do some pretty cool stuff. Gamebuino is designed to [...]

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SlideShare: Future Factors 2014 Report

26. March 2014

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Here’s a great presentation called Future Factors for 2014, and it highlights just how connected objects will shape our future as the world runs wild for all things tech-focused this year. It discusses everything from the future of branded content, to meaningful measurement, connected wellbeing and digital currency. A great read over coffee today. Nice [...]

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Introducing The Moto 360 Smart Watch

19. March 2014

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And the benchmark has been set… The new Moto 360 Smart Watch is a beautiful piece of wearable tech, and will likely be the benchmark until Apple throws their hat in the ring, if they ever do. It comes with interchangeable, premium bands, and the clock face is stunning. Check out this great introduction video, [...]

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BroApp: Auto SMS Your Girlfriend

13. March 2014

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BroApp is designed to maximise your relationship with your girlfriend, while giving you extra time with your mates. The app is highly intelligent, and once configured, it knows when and how to tweet to your loved one, and when not to, like if you’re in the same house as her! BroApp is like your ultimate [...]

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Polar Beer: The Cell Phone Nullifier

26. February 2014

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This might be the most social product ever built. The Polar Beer Cell Phone Nullifier. A product that blocks all cell phone reception, including Wifi, 3G .etc while you’re within 5 feet of the device, so that you can enjoy a good old fashion chat while you drink an ice cold beer. Who wants one?

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Facebook ‘Like’ Fraud: The Video Explanation

13. February 2014

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Ok, so this video has 1m views in 48 hours, and provides a pretty deep and interesting look at Facebook ‘Like’ Fraud. The worst part is, it’s almost impossible to dismiss if you’ve created and run your own Facebook page, and even myself, as I post this video, I’m thinking, damn, that’s exactly what I’ve [...]

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Heineken Valentines Day: Date In A Box

11. February 2014

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Here they go again. For 2014, Heineken is launching ‘Date in a Box’ for Valentines day. It is a box. A glittery, red box. Inside, there’s a date. An adventurous mystery date. It’s a #DateInABox that can only be opened if your man is prepared to instagram his feelings this valentines day. If he does, [...]

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Lakemaid Beer: Delivered by Drones

5. February 2014

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Buy a drone. Get a GoPro. Film it delivering something. Get massive PR. That’s a pretty simple equation, so why don’t more people do it? Oh way, they do! And here’s another one, this time it’s a beer delivery, a slightly popular subject, from the guys at Lakemaid Beer. Who got a call from the [...]

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Oculus Rift VR: The Gender Swap Experiment

4. February 2014

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So you’ve heard of the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Goggles right? Well, they are pretty immerse, so what would happen if you created an experiment that put the POV of a male, and swapped it with the POV of a female, and then broadcast each others view into the Oculus Rift Goggles? Well, you’d call [...]

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Apple iBeacon: Brining Art Galleries To Life

2. February 2014

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Aside from pushing offers and discounts, Apple’s new iBeacon technology provides a whole different way at creating native location based interaction with iOS devices, and this example from Rubens House Art Gallery in Antwerp gives a taste of what’s to come! Using Estimoate iBeacons, the art gallery has created location based beacons that interact directly [...]

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Introducing Paper: Facebook’s News Reader App

1. February 2014

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This video showcases the new ‘Paper’ mobile app from Facebook, which provides an intuitive news reader app experience pulling from 19 categories including tech, sports, pop-culture .etc It looks nothing like Facebook, and all content displayed will be curated through a process that includes both an algorithm and a human selection to ensure the best [...]

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