Kevin Bacon Pits ‘Android vs Arachnoid’ in Latest EE Spot

As part of the recent brand campaign launched by EE, highlighting the speed of the network, a new digital execution has gone live. The online ad sees Kevin Bacon hosting a spoof TV show called ‘Android vs Arachnoid’. In this extended clip, Kevin grabs an unsuspecting member of the audience and challenges him to escape […]

Royal Mail’s new app sends postcards from your phone

Royal Mail’s new app sends postcards from your phone

Royal Mail has launched its first consumer app, called Swapshots, which can customise, print, post and deliver photos within three days. The app is free and available to download from Google Play and the App Store. The cost of using the service is 85 pence per image. Credit can be bought either via a debit […]

Uber Enters Driverless Car Race

Uber Enters Driverless Car Race

Car-hailing app Uber has begun testing a self-driving vehicle in a move that threatens to further disrupt the taxi industry. Following the likes of Google and Baidu, the company is developing autonomous technology for vehicles that could usher in the end of the traditional taxi cab with a licensed driver behind the wheel. A hybrid-powered […]

IMAX Partners with Google to Solve VR’s Content Problem

IMAX Partners with Google to Solve VR’s Content Problem

IMAX has partnered with Google to develop a ‘cinema-grade’ VR camera that can be used to record 360° video at a comparable quality to IMAX films. The camera will be specifically built to make use of Jump, Google’s platform for creating and viewing 360° stereoscopic video. As it makes its biggest step yet into VR […]

TMW Unlimited launches dedicated digital production studio for Sony Mobile

TMW Unlimited launches dedicated digital production studio for Sony Mobile

TMW Unlimited has created a dedicated digital production studio for Sony Mobile’s global digital marketing team. The Sony Mobile Studio, which will sit in house at the agency, handles high volume, fast turnaround (from two hours to same-day response) digital asset creation and adaption. The studio is run by TMW Unlimited senior creative Fraser Leggat […]

Google takes on Slack and WhatApp with ‘Spaces’ group sharing tool

Google takes on Slack and WhatApp with ‘Spaces’ group sharing tool

Google has launched Spaces, a collaborative messaging app similar to the increasingly popular Slack. Spaces features integration with other Google products, such as Chrome and YouTube, allowing users to share articles and videos without leaving the Spaces app. A ‘space’ can be started and maintained around anything: a weekend getaway, a love of comic books, […]

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard is teaming up with British Airways and TfL as part of its ‘Trip Hack’ hackathon that will aim to create payments-enabled travel apps that help consumers make journeys across multiple forms of transport, whether its the everyday commute or an international holiday. More than 100 coders, designers and developers from around the UK will […]

Google uses I/O to unveil app promotion tools to Apple developers

Google uses I/O to unveil app promotion tools to Apple developers

Google has opened this year’s I/O conference by unveiled the latest additions to its Universal App Campaigns offering, including the extension of the service to Apple developers, plus tools to help them find high value customers. The Universal App Campaigns suite is expanding beyond Android to help developers grow their iOS apps, meaning all app […]

Microsoft Sells Off Nokia for $350m

Microsoft Sells Off Nokia for $350m

Microsoft has sold off the Nokia brand and its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, for $350m (£243m). The deal also includes the company’s Hanoi manufacturing facility, Microsoft Mobile Vietnam. A further deal with Nokia will give FIH the exclusive rights to the Nokia brand until 2024, which […]