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Lovefilm, the DVD rental-turned streaming service which is owned by Amazon, has spent the past year battling against Netflix for the top spot on the UK movie streaming charts. Will the service’s integration with the dirt-cheap Amazon Kindle Fire tabs give it a leg up in the run up to Christmas? And can a stellar new feature tip it over the edge? Read more
October 25th, 2012
love-pork-insights
Never, ever underestimate the power of free things. Or, for that matter, the power of a bacon sandwich. What happens when you combine the two? A bit of social media gold. Read more
big-issue
Big Issue! Big Issue! Big Issue?! No? Oh, well how about if you could read it online? The UK street stalwart is moving from print to digital after 21 years in circulation. And it’s doing it in quite an innovative way. Are you paying attention, print media? Read more
October 24th, 2012
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Making a video that successfully showcases the skill, knowledge and passion that goes into making a product is an art form. Companies like Apple and Google routinely knock their product videos out of the park, but you don’t need to have mountains of cash and resources. Hey, if these guys can do it, why can’t you? Read more
forza
People are all too wary of product placement now. Audiences will knowingly roll their eyes at Bond knocking back a neither-shaken-nor-stirred Heineken because they’ve seen it all before. So are there any ways to do it that aren’t offensive? The last remaining safe place for product placement and sponsorship seems to be reality TV; people who watch that sort of thing care less about what you stuff down their faces than the audience for a hollywood movie. Just look at Samsung’s X Factor invasion. And that’s probably why Microsoft’s now exploring that avenue for the launch of racing game Forza Horizon - which is as much the star of a new online reality TV show as the people in it. Will it push the envelope to tearing point? Read more
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Sarah Hyland is not a gamer. Let’s just get that straight before you go jumping to any wild conclusions. Heaven forbid she let us think that she’s a gamer; it would be disastrous to her no doubt blossoming career. Gamers are obese, sweaty losers who live with their parents. Everyone knows that. Even Nintendo... Read more
android-bot
A while back, a video hit the web that made ripples because it poked fun at Apple users. Hang on, though; that’s not all that difficult a job to do, is it? No. But then it’s not hard to make fun of any die hard phone fan. And it’s exactly that line of thinking that’s now brought us the repost, 'Sh*t Android users say'. Read more
October 23rd, 2012
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Republic Publishing's Nigel Brown, magazine stalwart-turned online journalist and Managing Editor of Humans Invent, thinks that tablet magazines have already had their day. Is it time to concede that websites are the better all-rounders? Read more
 

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