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Snap Chat

This neat little app send selected friends a picture… how is that different from MMS or more engaging than instagram?
Well this little brut will send an image, website but that image has a shelve life of a maximum of 10 seconds, yes you read correctly, its very mission impossible. I am guessing this is adding playfulness to the normal MMS also gives you the ability to send naughty pictures to your other half (just sayin). – Check it out here

NFC Getting Better

On Wednesday TecTiles launched, surgeon the basic idea is that its a programmable sticker that you can connect you mobile to by placing it near/on the sticker.
Some uses could be to set your alarm clock on your mobile, text your partner so say leaving the office now and much more.

full post here on forbes

UP! inspired mobile interaction

Aptly named UP!, adiposity the mobile app allows anyone, anywhere to lift a virtual house by ‘blowing up’ balloons. To blow up a balloon for the house, a user simply calls a designated number (206-309-2201) and blows into their phone’s receiver- the volume from their blowing correlates to the size of the inflated balloon; the louder they blow, the bigger the balloon grows. On their phones, users can actually see their balloon growing (and recognize which one is theirs) because each balloon displays the last four digits of a user’s phone number. Each balloon is also given a unique color pattern based on the user’s full phone number- the balloon’s RGB color correlates to the 10 digits of a user’s number- the first three digits of the phone number corresponds to the R color, the middle three numbers to the G color, and the last four digits to the B color.

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Layar Update

The lovely people at Layar have been busy, dermatologist they have updated the API and enabled loads of new features to tagging printed copy as well as geo-locations.

Nice work Claire and Team.

Pocket Projector for the iPhone

Easy to use—just dock your iPhone 4 device and project on any surface. Our Pocket Projector for iPhone 4 is perfect for on-the-go travel entertainment. Its super-bright 15-lumen LED projector lamp ensures clearer, treat more brilliant images than other pico projectors. 640×360 native display resolution projects up to 50″ images. Focus adjustment lets you control image clarity while the integrated 0.5W speaker delivers the audio. Great for keeping kids entertained with their favorite videos on the road!

I think I need one of these, not sure why yet thou.

Get it here

Absolut Inspire

This Future Lions 2012 project called Absolut Inspire takes googles maps and overlays ‘street art’, cheapest sorry I am a fan of street art and I don’t think doodles count, gerontologist but let’s just say they are tagging real world building with the use of google street view.

From DigitalBuzz

Iris Gavric & Daniel Otterbein… Proposed for Absolut Vodka, viagra 40mg they’ve attempted to create movement called Absolut Inspire, an Augmented Reality Street Art App designed to create a new world without creative limitations.

Very nice idea, i can see this doing well, people like to tag/own places so I can see the appeal of people wanted to mark the street they live on etc.

Adidas did more of a one way street with the urban art guide app a few years ago which was very successful, Absolut Inspire takes it one step further to personalisation and ownership.

Shadow QR Code

Like my mate Nathan said, cheap this video is Rubbish, but the idea of targeting lunchtime shoppers with a QR code that only appears between 12-1 is pretty neat.

Samsung wants to know how your feeling…

Samsung has applied for patent on emotional recognition.

According to a recent patent application, diabetes and pregnancy the company is putting together a method of recognizing the emotions of an individual based on action units (AUs). And what exactly are those? They’re components of a facial action coding system: something designed to reference the contractions of facial muscles.

More here

Create London

I love events like this, dosage I wish i was back in London to experience the atmosphere and true passion of ‘makers’

Congrats to Dom, Niku and other ISOBAR crew.

Easy Macro Cell Lens Band

Turn your iPhone into a macro camera with this $15 rubber band.

Get it Here

Magnum ARG Game

Pretty neat augmented reality app that lets you hunt down the chocolate ice-cream goodness to win a trip to NYE – ohh and it’s in Amsterdam.

Pebble: E-Paper Watch for iPhone and Android

I must have this watch.

Go pledge at kick starter.

Augmented Reality Treasure hunt

… across 5 cities to find lots of goodies, buy information pills this is another innovative campaign from the people at Net-a-Porter.

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Download the GoldRun App to join the fun.
The app will guide users to locations in each city, symptoms where Mr Porter shopping bags will appear using augmented reality on their mobile phones.

All the Augmented bags contain a prizes, Like Lanvin sneakers, Paul Smith cufflinks or a pair of A.P.C. jeans.