The New York Times collaborate with Google for virtual reality project – NYT VR

The New York Times collaborate with Google for virtual reality project – NYT VR

The New York Times in partnership with T Brand Studio, Google, GE, and Mini, won the mobile category’s Grand Prix award at the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for its integration of virtual reality smart phone technology and Google cardboard headsets to provide its readers with an unprecedented virtual reality experience. NYT has […]

Sweden Creates the World’s First Telephone Number For the Country

Sweden Creates the World’s First Telephone Number For the Country

At the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Swedish Tourist Association along with creative agency INGO Stockholm, won a gold award in the mobile category for their creation of The Swedish Number, which allows people from other countries to call any Swede who has downloaded the Swedish Number App. In 1766, Sweden was the first country […]

Serviceplan Group develops a free German course for refugees – WhatsGerman

Serviceplan Group develops a free German course for refugees – WhatsGerman

WhatsGerman, a language course based on the already existing digital platform, WhatsApp, won the mobile category’s gold award at the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. WhatsGerman is a language course that is delivered through the messaging platform WhatsApp, and is directed towards the large number of refugees that entered Germany in 2015. Germany […]

AppLift Launch DataLift 360, first platform to unify app advertising across the entire app lifecycle

AppLift Launch DataLift 360, first platform to unify app advertising across the entire app lifecycle

AppLift — a mobile ad tech company — officially announced DataLift 360, which is hailed as the first platform to unify app advertising across the entire app lifecycle, from launch to growth and retention. According to a company statement, DataLift 360 enables mobile marketers to access and target desired users through seamless and unified connections […]

New smartphone app shows how cancer treatments work

New smartphone app shows how cancer treatments work

Cancer Research UK scientists have launched a new app, Tumour Takedown, for smartphones and tablets that shows how some cancer treatments work. The new app, developed in collaboration with Centre of the Cell, was unveiled at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. It allows the public to test out three different cancer therapies on a […]

The World’s First Augmented Reality Fine Artist

The World’s First Augmented Reality Fine Artist

30 year old artist Scarlett Raven unveils her ambitious, groundbreaking visual arts experience, The Danger Tree this summer. Scarlett is the first oil painter to work in the exciting world of augmented reality and reveals the deeply personal process of creating her multi-layered, experiential art. Working exclusively with Blippar, world leaders in the field of augmented […]

IAB: 10% of UK mobile users are blocking ads

IAB: 10% of UK mobile users are blocking ads

One-in-ten UK mobile users are blocking ads according to the IAB, which has launched a study that further advises advertisers on how best to communicate with consumers on such devices. The study, conducted by Differentology, also attempts to advise marketers on how they can produce ads that better resonate with mobile users in a report […]

Facebook has a secret football game hidden inside Messenger

Facebook has a secret football game hidden inside Messenger

Social network celebrates the Euros with another hidden game you can play on Facebook Messenger Getty Facebook is forcing everyone to download its Messenger appFacebook has another game hidden in Messenger Football fans will be pleased to learn there’s another hidden game inside the Facebook Messenger app.It’s an addictive little game that has you practicing […]

AlcoChange: The new app aimed at keeping heavy drinkers out of the pub

AlcoChange: The new app aimed at keeping heavy drinkers out of the pub

A smartphone app that “nudges” patients with alcohol-related liver disease away from their favouritedrinking dens and off-licences is being trialled by a London hospital. Sixty patients whose drinking has resulted in them being admitted to a ward at the Royal Free hospital, Hampstead, will be enrolled on the scheme. The AlcoChange app uses GPS technology […]

Instagram Ads Now Include Mobile Banners

Instagram Ads Now Include Mobile Banners

Slowly but surely, Instagram is turning into a direct-response platform for brands, and now calls-to-action look a little bit more like banner ads than highly styled and edited posts. The Facebook-owned app is rolling out a feature that links ads to profile pages so that when someone clicks on an ad from the news feed, […]