Tagged ‘Video’

Today, John Lewis unleashed its Christmas ad. In the marketing world, this has come to be something of a headline maker. The store has rarely hit a bum note since it started using the Adam&Eve agency in 2009, and this year’s effort is no different. Now that legacy of impacting ads has lead to something else, though: parody. Read more

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

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

Peter Gabriel is cooler than you, and ‘Sledgehammer’ has one of the best music videos of all time. Run these two facts through a mangle with the words ‘Facebook’ and ‘competition’, and what have you got? Read more

Electricpig’s Associate editor Ben Sillis waxes lyrical about the eerie familiarity that now runs through the majority of Kickstarter’s promotion videos. Time the formula had a shake-up?

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Sit still for a minute; we’re about to crack your head open and readjust some stuff. First of all, work your mind muscles around this madness. And now, while you’re all confused, this: the idea that watching a video can (and, in many cases, should) be interactive.

Yeah… Crazy talk, right? Kind of, but it’s often the crazy ones that make things better. Just ask Apple. Sometimes, if you toy with the status quo, you can make things an awful lot better. Granted, sometimes you end up with something insane like this here pizza burger, but sometimes things do end up drastically better. Case in point? Viral videos that let people play with them. Read more

Windows 8 is coming in just a few short weeks. The launch date for the next iteration of Microsoft’s desktop and tablet OS is set for October 26th, so it’s probably about right that the first flurry of ads has just leaked online. Read more

Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear. Just yesterday we went on a bit of a cynical rant about how RIM’s BB10 OS doesn’t look quite as sexy as it probably should, and now the company famed for its chronic uncoolness has gone and made things worse. Ready to cringe?

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