Foursquare is a mobile application that lets users ‘check in’ to places when they are there and rewards them for doing so. It is a friend finder, a social city guide and a game that makes cities more interesting to explore.
‘Let It Shine’ commercial produced by Wieden + Kennedy’s Amsterdam, is Honda’s first communication towards the launch of its environmental platform with Insight Hybrid.
I have always had a deep fascination towards interactive lines, specially the ones created by Rivelazioni.com. The colors used on this one are just brilliant. This simple flash application made by Rivelazioni.com tracks mouse movements to create line patterns around the pointer. If you click on the canvas, irregular shaped circles are formed that slowly fade away.
About a year ago, Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth filmed and edited a video for the ‘HP Invent’ campaign that showed several HP Printers in animation synchronized with the music. The same team that filmed the HP Invent video, has created this brilliant sequel – ‘HP Hit Print’ where printouts from HP Photosmart printers were used to narrate a story, speeding up until they animate.
‘Flutter’ is an interactive installation by Dominic Harris of Cinimod Studio that portrays a viewer’s experience with an array of virtual butterflies. Flutter comprises a linear array of 88 virtual butterflies where half a butterfly fluttering one wing is projected on a mirrored surface. The reflection from the mirror gives an illusion of a complete buttery fluttering both its wings.
Bend is a modern text editor which works with .Net framework 4. It looks elegant, but yet very light just like Notepad that we are use to. It has a tab feature where in you can edit multiple document simultaneously. For the User Intefece it uses Windows Presentation Foundation which is based on XAML.
Distortion is a five day festival taking place in the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark around the first week of June every year. Amongst other fields, such as club culture, dance music, street life, contemporary art and new media, the Distortion Festival 2010 put a lot of significance on visual arts and provided a platform for visual artists to showcase their work.
Google operating system will be a cloud based system where in everything will happen through a browser. It will an open source venture targeting net-books initially. Code will made open source for the Developer’s community to lay their hands on. Google Chrome OS will be available for consumers in the second half of 2010.