Monthly Archives: April 2012

Trend: toy movies

Yesterday’s Independent (Radar, page 15) sees films based on “childhood playthings” as “the next big movie trend that will see Hollywood turn to our toyboxes in search of franchises”. Following on from massively successful Transformers films, Battleships marks the start … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Launches Facebook Game – Empire

Jay-Z Launches Facebook Game – Empire.

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Filthy Luker’s Space Invaders Art Attack

Lovin’ Filthy Luker’s work at the moment. There was some buzz around his cool installation in Manchester city centre a few weeks ago and he’s definitely one to watch. Check this out. It’s an interactive game made using road barriers … Continue reading

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One to watch: SteamRail

A British company, Displaysense, has invented the SteamRail to help make ironing less of a chore. According to the Daily Mail’s website, “The system effectively pumps steam into a cabinet, where the heat and moisture leaves clothes smooth, smart and … Continue reading

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TNBT: Socialcam

Socialcam is being tipped to be TNBT (with awareness being raised by a PR Week tweet today). It’s an app that lets you store video files in a cloud, so you can access them anywhere and don’t have to store … Continue reading

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Finally, a good reason to drive an electric car

Via http://thecoolcommentator.com/

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“Fresh Guacamole” – PES

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SMUESLI

I like word mashups and I like new food things, so I really like stuff like this. Introducing SMUESLI from Tossed, a combination of smoothie and muesli (clevs, eh?). Sounds like a good breakfast option, especially on the go. I’m … Continue reading

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TNBT: sweatworking

Sweatworking is one to watch, I think. There was some coverage on the Huffington Post recently and, erm, The Indian Express, too. And here’s The Independent‘s piece from January. And it was in Grazia, too. Sweatworking is basically networking at … Continue reading

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BBC News – Google unveils Project Glass augmented reality eyewear

BBC News – Google unveils Project Glass augmented reality eyewear. TNBT, surely. Services include weather, location, reminders, dictation, navigation, music… if they read QR codes, then this could be freakin’ amazing. Not ready for ‘the market’ yet, but how cool … Continue reading

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