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Tilting towards Android

MediaMonks has been tasked by Google to support them with creating an app for Android Experiments, an open source platform that is to showcase the capabilities of Android devices by highlighting the reliability of their Bluetooth connection and the responsive accuracy of their motion sensors. The… More.

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Ye-moticons

Khanna\Reidinga brought us Boss Noodles, Energy Noodles and the highest space jump. Today it brings us ye-moticons – Kanye West with ‘various’ facial expressions. The app is based on the fact that images of Kanye being too cool to show facial expressions – though he does get caught smiling… More.

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The Magic Hours

To celebrate that summer is on the horizon 72andSunny launches ‘Les Heures Magiques’ (‘The Magic Hours’), an interactive mobile campaign in a Google app that helps discover places beyond the tourist hotspots and make the most of the extra hours of sunlight in Paris. The app is created by the team… More.

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The Tiger Challenge

This is great stuff. Running against an Amur tiger. Virtually, that is – through an app. If you loose, you have to donate $5. And since these magnificent animals averagely run 9.6 K’s a day, it’s quite a challenge. It’s how WWF wants to raise awareness… More.

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Buutvrij launches ‘Newstagram’

What if you combine the revival of the obligatory newsletter with the popularity of Instagram? Indeed, Newstagram! Yesterday for the first time Buutvrij shared its newsletter (in Dutch) on Instagram – with all the relevant news of 2014, designed by different friends and partners of Buutvrij. Roel Ackerman, ‘Chef… More.

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Best app in the world?

How to promote the cover band Allstars? We mean, how to promote “the best cover band in the world.” Joey Boeter and Nik Sluijs (nikjoey) – normally working for Fitzroy but doing this project independently – used Shazam to show how good the coverband Allstars is.… More.

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Straight from the land

This is cool. An app called BuitenMarkt (“Outdoor Market”), initiated by Reddy, that shows you where you can buy fresh ingredients straight from the land. The app features around 500 farmers, and through smart little icons you can easily see what they have to offer. Even… More.

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How to ban cycle-apping?

A typical Dutch problem; many children (and adults, if we may include ourselves) use WhatsApp on their bicycle. As you can imagine this causes many accidents – in one out of 5 accidents, involving children, a smartphone was used. Since in the Netherlands cyclists are… More.

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Brush Busters

Brush Busters is an awesome new app created by Philips Sonicare and Achtung! teaching kids how to brush their teeth properly. The app, created for the American market, uses cartoon figures, storytelling (excuse the word) and gamification. The app is equipped with  a timer and different storylines… More.

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