Pokémon Go smart sneaker concept lets you play using your feet

Pokémon Go smart sneaker concept lets you play using your feet

If you thought you’d seen every Pokémon Go accessory possible, think again. We present to you: Pokémon Go-enabled sneakers! The idea, which is still a concept at this stage, was created by New York-based start-up Vixole, a company working on “smart sneakers” with embedded LED displays and sensors. On Vixole’s website, the smart sneakers are […]

Virgin America Teams with Spotify for Destination Playlists

Virgin America Teams with Spotify for Destination Playlists

Virgin America has just launched its app, and along with the usual flight booking, online check-in and digital boarding pass features, the smartphone app links to curated playlists on Spotify, themed around your destination. The playlists span a wide range of genres, with most cities boasting multiple choices, so for New York you can either […]

Five by Five builds and launches wine discovery app for Bibendum, to create an engaged community of wine drinkers

Five by Five builds and launches wine discovery app for Bibendum, to create an engaged community of wine drinkers

Wine, spirits and craft beer distributor Bibendum has relaunched its educational wine app, Plonk, to focus on the drinking occasion, and to create an engaged community of wine drinkers. The app has been designed, built and launched by Five by Five. Aimed at educating and introducing new audiences to wine, as well as foster a […]

Selfridges Launches Social Shopping App

Selfridges Launches Social Shopping App

Department store and retail brand Selfridges is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a social media-friendly shoppable app that aims to redefine the conventional mobile shopping journey. In an era where technology is becoming progressively more integrated with luxury retail, Selfridges is hoping to future-proof its retail channels with a new app, part […]

Sephora Is Driving Mobile Sales With Tinder-Like Features and Digital Mad Libs

Sephora Is Driving Mobile Sales With Tinder-Like Features and Digital Mad Libs

Sephora has led the pack in mobile beauty retailers for a few years, and now it’s taking a page from games and pop culture to help re-launch the Sephora Collection—its private label brand. Sephora’s mobile and desktop site now includes two new features—dubbed “swipe it, shop it” and “beauty uncomplicator” that help shoppers whittle through […]

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

The UK’s first ever food-sharing app OLIO launches in Cardiff to help combat food waste in the city. Smartphone users in Cardiff will have access to the app, which has been described as Freecycle for food, providing local people and businesses with a simple way to cut food waste. The free app connects neighbours with […]

New app puts the Serpentine at your fingertips

New app puts the Serpentine at your fingertips

Starting in the summer of 2016, the Serpentine Galleries in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, have launched a free mobile guide app which will offer visitors extra content, interviews and curated tours. The Mobile Tours will engage visitors through the Serpentine Gallery and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and Pavilion with a fresh, digital take on art. Free […]

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