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Microsoft Windows 10 Devices Event Roundup

Microsoft beat their Californian tech giant rivals at their own game yesterday by holding a decidedly Applesque live event in which they unveiled a veritable cornucopia of new devices, each of which they seem to be using to push Windows 10 as the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

Promoting Windows 10 is so easy even a baby could do it

A personal pet peeve of mine is the popular advertising trope of making children act like adults or adults act like children in order to make a point or flog a product. It's been done to death and kids are just so much more appealing when they're...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

Everything you need to know about Windows 10

As a Mac user (I went Mac and never went back around the tail end of 2006), I honestly had very little interest in Microsoft's Windows 10 event, which took place yesterday (January 21), and I wasn't the only one. The announcement alone left people...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Week in Tech

We MUST bring Hitchbot’s killers to justice! People are bastards. They really are. HitchBOT, the cheerful hitchhiking robot that had made cross-country trips across Canada, the Netherlands and Germany, had intended to travel across the United...

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Technology

The Week in Tech

Windows 10 hits home The internet was awash with praise this weekend after Windows 10 began quietly slipping into the inboxes of eager Windows 7 and 8.1 users across the world. Some of the highly mooted features include the ability to stream Xbox...

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Technology

The Week in Tech

A fresh face on the iPod Apple has officially revealed a brand new iPod Touch, and has also announced a gaggle of new colour options for the entire iPod line. We reported a few weeks back that the latest iTunes update leaked this information ahead...

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Technology

The first screenshots of the new Microsoft Browser

Very few of us will mourn the death of Internet Explorer, Microsoft's default internet browser for their Windows operating system since (seemingly) the dawn of time. Edge, however, the browser set to usurp the ancient browser when Windows 10 ships...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Brand & Deliver 'Refashion' Shakespeare for Selfridges windows with LG

Brand & Deliver has designed and installed dramatic window displays at Selfridges Oxford Street for technology giant LG, paying homage to Shakespeare on the 400 year anniversary of his death. The speakers appear as if being poured from a can of...

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Technology

Credible rumours suggest that Windows 9 will launch in 2015

Windows 8 was far from the success story that Microsoft likely envisioned. By almost completely forgetting their roots and attempting to stitch together their desktop and mobile into some kind of bizarre Frankenstein's monster of an operating system...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

AccuWeather Updates Windows Phone App with MinuteCast

AccuWeather, the internet's top global weather information company, recently announced that a new version of its “Weather for Life” app has been released for Windows Phone users. This iteration of the app, which is also available for...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

#techtuesday: Harry Potter coding kits, 3D-printed guns and other stories

Creativity, code and magic with Kano’s Harry Potter Coding Kit Kano, a company best-known for its build-it-yourself computers and coding kits, has launched a new tool teaching kids and adults to code through the magical world of Harry Potter....

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Top Hires of the Week

McCann Bristol Jade Delaney, who dressed up as the Fearless Girl statue to convince McCann Bristol to give her a work placement, has bagged a full-time job at the agency. Delaney was offered a month-long placement on the spot when she stood outside...

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Design

Microsoft Paint avoids brush with death

When I heard news yesterday that Microsoft were considering erasing Microsoft Paint from Windows 10 it triggered a dense moment of nostalgia in me that I honestly wasn’t expecting. I’m no artist. Given a blank piece of paper and a pencil...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Technology

The Microsoft Hardware Event (everything you need to know)

Whilst Microsoft might have made a name for itself as a software company, in recent years it's really been striving to make a big dent in the hardware market. This was underlined in dramatic fashion this week during the company's event on October 26,...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Karmarama Karmarama is further bolstering its creative department with the appointment of six new creatives and the promotion of Creative Director Dickie Connell to the new role of Deputy Executive Creative Director. Connell joined the agency five...

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Technology

#TechTuesday: VR tailoring, PizzaBots and a tattooing robot

The Neuro virtual tailoring system looks to change the face of fashion forever French designer Clement Balavoine has developed a workflow process to virtually design and tailor clothes using a total of three different software programmes. Called...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Video Games

#TechTuesday: Microsoft @ E3 2016

Every June, the gaming industry converges on the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, affectionately known to gamers worldwide as E3. The expo has, in parallel to the industry itself, grown from rather humble...

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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

Atlas is the adorable and terrifying faceless face of the future Atlas – The Next Generation Robotics company Boston Dynamics has developed a new version of its humanoid robot; “Atlas,” which can walk in snow, pick up heavy objects and even...

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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

Virtual Reality Microsoft shared new details on its ambitious HoloLens device this week, confirming that the battery of its upcoming augmented reality headset will last up to 5.5 hours. During an event in Tel Aviv, Microsoft Technical Evangelist,...

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Top 5 Ads of the Week

BBH New York - Playstation The latest edition of the Star Wars Saga, The Force Awakens, won't hit cinema screens until December 17 in the UK, but the marketing frenzy has begun already. Toys have hit already hit store shelves, and the final official...

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Technology

MWC 15: the best of the rest

Whilst I already covered the two major players at the 2015 Mobile Web Congress, Samsung and HTC were not the only companies to unveil something of note at this year's mobile electronics trade show. As was expected given the precedent already set by...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

Member Spotlight: Port Elizabeth and beyond with illustrator Rebecca Hayter

Freelance illustrator Rebecca Hayter lasted just three months in her role at a design company before following her heart and going it alone. While the structure, salary and guaranteed workflow were nice for a while, her personal beliefs and stance on...

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Video Games

Bill Murray & Co return in new Ghostbusters game trailer

Nostalgia has been big for business for the past few years and a new HD Ghostbusters game is set to continue that trend as Bill Murray and his team of trusted scientists return for more adventures. Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered delivers a...

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Advice

5 ways to go green and save your business money

Transforming a business into a more environmentally sound operation is becoming a prevalent trend across all industries today. Embracing sustainable, renewable energy sources is crucial in helping our planet in the fight against disastrous climate...

Posted by: Elena Willson
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Advertising

Behind the Idea: Changing perceptions of Race for Life

Race for Life returns in 2019 with a message to encourage everyone to join the charity event and help beat cancer through a campaign by Anomaly. Matt Roach, one of the creative directors on the project, talks about what went into making the work and...

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Trends

Retail trends 2019: Ian Scott

Human interaction, the high street and 5G are all areas of focus in Ian Scott's retail trends report for 2019. The Williams Lea Tag shopper marketing and innovation manager sheds light on his predictions for the shopping space and how the point of...

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Design

Rebrand roundup: Cocoa Jones, The Big Issue, Azerbaijan and more

Cocoa Jones - Supple Studio​ The new branding for young chocolate product Cocoa Jones has been created by Supple Studio with a colourful theme that brings through the heritage and cultures of its two founders. The luxury confectionary company was...

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