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Google Docs Masters Edition

on June 29, 2012 by Tim Comments

In what sounds like an 80s ‘Trivial Pursuit’ package, Google is demonstrating how collaboration works within Google Docs. This is especially interesting when you share a text with literary greats like Charles Dickens or Edgar Allan Poe. Read more…

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Build with Chrome and Lego

on June 26, 2012 by Tim Comments

I bet many of you have learned the basic building blocks of life with Lego. While we might already be passing it on to our own kids, we still love building with it ourselves. Google Australia have worked with Lego to bring that building experience into the browser, again showing off what Chrome can do. Read more…

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Tweets for Sweets

on June 22, 2012 by Tim Comments

From Toyota Etios in South Africa comes this sweet window installation driven by tweets. It rewarded South Africans for stopping and tweeting with the right hashtag (#etiossmile). Then the sweet released by the tweet and rolling through the Rube Goldberg-style machine was theirs.

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Blogged & Bound portrays fashion bloggers

on June 11, 2012 by Tim Comments

Ever wondered what makes a passionate fashion blogger tick? ‘Blogged and Bound’, a branded content project for Toni & Guy Hair Products, answers that question. Portraying 20 of Australia’s most popular fashion bloggers Tony & Guy captured these bloggers’ audiences as well anyone interested in the world of fashion and hairstyles. Read more…

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Samsung Seductive Motion

on June 6, 2012 by Tim Comments

Samsung is currently topping the viral charts with this spot involving Victoria’s Secret model Angela Bellotte, who, in a pair of incredibly short shorts, manages to excite a skyscraper full of office workers. Read more…

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GoPro goes backpacking

on June 5, 2012 by Tim Comments

All action-oriented filmmakers will enjoy this new GoPro camera with a wifi-control called ‘Bac Pac’. Watch this video featuring skate legend Ryan Sheckler. It nicely illustrates the new freedom to use burst or multi-camera viewpoints while in motion. I am sure we’ll soon see creative use of it in ads near your screens. Read more…

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MaKey MaKey

on June 3, 2012 by Tim Comments

‘MaKey MaKey’ is a seriously awesome device that finally lets you create the banana keyboard you’ve always dreamt of. Anyone can use a MaKey MaKey set and aligator-clip any object and turn it into a keystroke. And instead of Samsung, Intel or Logitech behind this device, two smart MIT students are running the show. Read more…

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Video of the Day: In Time We Trust

on June 3, 2012 by Tim Comments

Grafitti artist COUN is portrayed in this video by Dani Jaleo, well edited to the Glitch Mob’s track ‘Bad Wings’. As Dani writes in the caption “If graffiti was a contagious disease, it would be enough to spend a night with COUN to stay infected”. Read more…

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Goal Celebrations FX

on May 30, 2012 by Tim Comments

If you are in need of some whacky visual effects for your next TV ad, look no further than the creative collective Surrender Monkeys. This video puts a whole new spin on footballers’ goal celebrations. See Thierry Henry present his favourite puppy, Ronaldo develop X-men eyes and Arsene Wenger ride a horsey. Enjoy! Read more…

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New World supermarket ads

on May 24, 2012 by Tim Comments

In the world of supermarket advertising retail is king. Supermarket ads tend to show shiny, happy shoppers and fresh food and glistening aisles and a price… and little else. So the more surprising when an ad like this gets made. New Zealand agency ColensoBBDO shows the myriad of days, fates and stories that touch the supermarket ‘New World’ at some point. Read more…

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