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Droga5 goes to war in Iraq

on December 8, 2011 by Tim Comments

What’s more real than today’s realistic looking war games? Real war of course. Turtle Beach, maker of gaming audio gear like headsets, teamed up with agency Droga5 New Zealand to explore this premise. They sent an experienced Kiwi gamer (not a soldier) to a real war zone: Iraq. Read more…

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Get up! for gay marriage

on November 27, 2011 by Tim Comments

Australian grassroots campaign organisation GetUp! has launched a film called “It’s Time” which in 3 days has racked up over a million views on YouTube. Nicely shot in beautiful Sydney it plays with your preconceptions of romance and partnership. Read more…

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Samsung versus Apple

on November 24, 2011 by Tim Comments

Samsung is taking a clever stab at the self-hypnotising Apple fanboy community. You know the ones, camping outside an Apple temple, turning their wait for a new iPhone into an event of massive (blogging and tweeting) proportion. I love the piss take even if the Samsung Galaxy S II owners come off slightly smug. Read more…

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All we ever wanted was everything

on November 23, 2011 by Tim Comments

Ned Wenlock is working in Wellington, NZ as an animator, illustrator and director. His latest work is for American alternative rockers MGMT who had covered Bauhaus ‘All we ever wanted was everything’. His piece is a beautifully animated rolling, unfolding, evolving industrial city.

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Nicest Place on the Internet

on November 23, 2011 by Tim Comments

Are LOL cats not making you happy anymore? Do you sometimes feel like a hug on the web? Don’t worry, the ‘Nicest Place on the Internet’ has just been found. Read more…

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Reebok creates largest 3D street art

on November 19, 2011 by Tim Comments

Reebok wanted to create a backdrop of truly epic proportions for their range Cross Fit. Hopping on the 3D street art craze, they commissioned artists 3D Joe and Max to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ever 3D street art piece. Read more…

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Google Music launches in US

on November 19, 2011 by Tim Comments

Google Music has just launched, but unfortunately only into the cloud above US territory. The service can host up to 20,000 of your songs for free and – similar to other music stores like iTunes – lets you discover and purchase new tracks. This snazzy micro site explains Google Music’s features. Read more…

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Giant Hollywood Square music video

on November 9, 2011 by Tim Comments

Two posts ago we highlighted Greg Jardin’s jellybeantastic work with Kina Grannis. Here’s another one of his great efforts, a giant Hollywood Square performance for the band ‘Hollerado. Read more…

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2 iPads make a great costume

on November 5, 2011 by Tim Comments

This brilliantly simple trick leaves a gaping hole in your stomach – provided you got sufficient WiFi. How long till we see a promotion team using this trick, possibly for a horror flick or game? Read more…

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Data Visualisation. Which language do you browse?

on November 5, 2011 by Tim Comments

Google Chrome’s translate feature allowed cartographer Eric Fisher to read the language used by the browser. Combining this information with Twitter’s API he created a beautiful global map of languages, emulating countries’ shapes, while at the same time showing how they fuse together at their borders.

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