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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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Original Source: The Audio Shower Experience

28. January 2014

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A slightly different approach from Original Source, who’ve created a series of ‘Audio Showers’ for their new range of shower gel products in the UK, with the showers exploring the idea of what smells sound like by creating 3D soundscapes for their limited edition range. They allow listeners to ‘trial’ the shower gels, through a [...]

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Google Glass: Race Yourself Fitness App

19. January 2014

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Here it comes, the wave of Google Glass apps that attempt to make these wearable devices useful! I’m not quite sure that Google Glass would be that great to run around in, but hey, if it is, this could be a bit of fun… The Race Yourself App attempts to motivate you, with Zombies, Virtual [...]

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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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Coca-Cola: The Wrapping Paper Billboard

7. January 2014

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Showing that cool billboards don’t always have to be digital, this one from Coca-Cola is not just smart, but it’s perfectly on brand, in a way customers want to interact with the company. The Wrapping Paper Billboard saw hundreds of people able to walk past to grab a full sheet of ‘Open Happiness’ wrapping paper [...]

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Sound Waves: An Interactive Art Installation

5. January 2014

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This interactive art installation is a few years old now, but you’ll love it all the same. An artistic experiment to showcase sound waves like you’ve never seen them before, with a 7×7 grid of audio speakers that have been rigged up with fog generators, which in turn, puff up into the air with each [...]

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Chuck Norris: Epic Xmas Split Parody

20. December 2013

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Not to be out done by Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris has thrown one back, this time, with a seasons greetings video message, as he recreates Van Damme’s feat with that Chuck Norris influence, doing the Epic Splits between two jets, with no less than 11 soldiers on his shoulders, who have lights attached to [...]

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Introducing Instagram Direct: Now Send Direct

14. December 2013

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Well, if I was an investor, owner or employee of SnapChat… Who just rejected $3 Billion in cash from Facebook… I’d probably want to find a deep, dark place to hide right now, because Facebook just put out a new release of Instagram, and yep, it’s pretty much just killed SnapChat, by allowing people to [...]

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SnapChat Santa: VML Agency Xmas Card

9. December 2013

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It’s that time of year where both brands and agencies pump out all sorts of Xmas cards to celebrate their creativity (or perhaps just something a little different). Well, here is VML Australia’s Agency Xmas Card for 2013 – SnapChat Santa – a new profile that will see Santa sending out weird but wonderful SnapChat [...]

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Domino’s: Pizza Detecting Billboards

4. December 2013

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In a cheeky stab at the highly successful British Airways Plane Detecting Billboards campaign, Domino’s Pizza, have re-created similar billboards, that just happen to detect pizza instead of planes, in a spoof that aims to hijack some PR on the back of what will arguably be one of the most interesting and perhaps awarded campaigns [...]

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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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