Google’s Umamiland is a Trip into the World of Japanese Cuisine!

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Google has launched Umamiland, an interactive site that is part game and part education. It lets you explore and learn all about the World of Japanese Cuisine. A virtual world of noodle soups, rice dishes, seafood, meats and confections, its a trip both literally and figuratively. (more…)

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Squeakee and Spotty Electronic Interactive Balloon Dogs Are Here!

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Bound to be one of this holiday’s season’s hot toys, the interactive Balloon Dog named Squeakee, and his Dalmation pal Spotty, love to be pet, pumped up and played with. The new toys respond to your voice and come with their own own squeaker toys, a pump to inflate or feed them and a pin with which they can be “popped”. (more…)

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Damien Chazelle’s 9 Minute “The Stunt Double” Shot on iPhone, Vertically

Damien Chazelle The Stunt Double

Apple’s latest piece from their ongoing “Shot on iPhone” campaign is a nine minute advertisement that takes you on a journey through the history of film – from the silent genre to sci-fi flicks. Ironically the short itself adds to historical film genres by being the first to be filmed vertically on an iPhone. (more…)

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19 Crimes Wines Launch Snoop Dogg Cali Red

19 crimes launch Snoop Dogg Cali Red

Australian’s 19 Crimes wines with their cool augmented reality labels and great website full of stories have added an unexpected face to their cadre of criminals, that of Snoop Dogg. To launch their latest offering, 19 Crimes sent out samples of the Cali Red in a wooden branded Dogghouse, complete with Snoop Dizzle Wine Stopper and Doggfather Chalice to select wine journalists. (more…)

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Caviar Offers An iPhone 11 Pro Inspired By The Tesla Cybertruck

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Russian luxury gift brand Caviar focuses on embellishing mobile phones and wristwatches with as much extraneous crap as you can imagine: fragments of the Titanic, Moon and Meteorite Fragments, Skeletal Complications, 18k gold and diamonds, Alligator Skin – even phones made with clothing remnants from The Beatles and one embellished with the a Nativity scene crafted of gold. Their latest offering, The Cyberphone, has a design inspired by Elon Musk’s Cybertruck (more…)

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