Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays has teamed up with Apple to become the first UK high street bank to introduce the ability for customers to make payments using their voice through Siri. Siri has been integrated into the Barclays Mobile Banking app, meaning iPhone and iPad-using Barclays customers no longer need to open the app to pay existing payees and mobile […]

Heinz Brazil’s Clever Instagram Campaign By Africa Lets You Eat Delicious Posts

Heinz Brazil’s Clever Instagram Campaign By Africa Lets You Eat Delicious Posts

If you’re into Instagram food porn, you’ll know how hungry you can get by just looking at people’s mouthwatering posts. So, in Brazil, Heinz capitalised on this by enabling Instagram users to actually eat the delicious food posts they were drooling over. The so-called “Irresistible Posts” campaign, created by ad agency Africa with the support […]

Toyota keeps young drivers ‘Safe & Sound’ with safety smartphone app

Toyota keeps young drivers ‘Safe & Sound’ with safety smartphone app

Toyota Europe and Saatchi & Saatchi London have launched the Safe & Sound smartphone app, which uses a humorous threat of embarrassment to stop kids from speeding or using their phones while driving. Designed to make driving safer and to give parents peace of mind when their children borrow their car, both parent and child […]

J. Walter Thompson Brings 19 Crimes’ Wine Bottles to Life via a New Immersive AR App

J. Walter Thompson Brings 19 Crimes’ Wine Bottles to Life via a New Immersive AR App

Treasury Wine Estates’ brand 19 Crimes recently collaborated with creative technology company Tactic and J. Walter Thompson SF to release a wine label unlike any other. Using augmented reality (AR), the San Francisco-based Tactic developed an innovative 19 Crimes app for iOS and Android devices. The easy-to-use technology brings the torrid stories of each bottle to life by animating […]

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Towering at 95 stories high, The Shard, the UK’s tallest building, has attracted visitors across the globe for an unparalleled view of London’s iconic skyline. For a truly remarkable visit to the British landmark, visitors travel upward in high-speed lifts to The View from The Shard, the building’s premium, open-air Skydeck. Eager to integrate Virtual Reality into the attraction, The View from The Shard turned to Happy Finish to […]

BuzzFeed’s Tasty Launches Smart Cooker and App

BuzzFeed’s Tasty Launches Smart Cooker and App

BuzzFeed’s foodie content platform Tasty has launched the Tasty One Top, a bluetooth-enabled induction cooktop. In an interesting move for a media company, Buzzfeed’s latest media rethink involves bringing its foodie platform Tasty into the kitchen with the launch of a smart appliance. Currently only available on pre-order in the US, the One Top connects […]

Ford first brand to take advantage of Primesight and RadiumOne collaboration

Ford first brand to take advantage of Primesight and RadiumOne collaboration

Ford is the first brand to take advantage of a combined offering between Primesight and RadiumOne that integrates out-of-home and mobile advertising so that advertisers can target people based on both their location and their content sharing behaviour. Ford is promoting its new Fiesta – the UK’s best-selling car – whereby whenever the target audience […]

Google’s Mobile Search App to include personalised ‘feed’

Google’s Mobile Search App to include personalised ‘feed’

Google announced an overhaul of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics, a move that puts the search company into more direct competition with social networks such as Facebook. Google, the world’s largest search engine and a unit of Alphabet Inc, said the changes would […]