For Amazon, a “smart home” scenario isn’t a question of if — but rather, when.
The tech giant announced hardware and a cloud-based service on Thursday, both of which support web-enabled devices in the home.
The physical device, called the Dash button, will be available on Wednesday across the U.S. on an invite-only basis. The free plastic device is slightly larger than your thumb and connects to Wi-Fi; when you…
You might think everyone would be jaded by OK Go‘s antics by now, but the band continues to impress.
Using visuals from its “The Writing’s on the Wall” music video from last year, OK Go went to China to create a commercial for the country’s largest furniture chain, Red Star Macalline (think: the IKEA of China). The group walked through various colorful optical illusions in what looked like a series of gravity-defying scenes. The music is a remix of “I Won’t Let You Down.”
Life is full of difficult choices, like whether to order a beer or a cocktail after a long week. But why not have it all?
Beer Math is the best kind of weekend homework. Mix your favorite beers with juices, soda and even other beers to create tasty concoctions for every palate
Some, like the Irish Car Bomb and the Black & Tan are well known, but that’s just entry-level coursework in the beautiful science of beer math. Check out these 9…
Beauty tips are now available for 5-to-12-year-olds, courtesy of Lego.
Some parents are less than thrilled with the company for a magazine spread titled “Emma’s Beauty Tips” in the March-April Yellow Brick edition of Lego Club magazine
Sharon Holbrook first spotted the spread in her 7-year-old daughter’s magazine and wrote about it for Motherlode, a parenting blog on the New York Times
The spread, below, suggests hairstyles to…
Programmatic video is hot, and getting hotter. According to eMarketer, in 2014, advertisers and publishers spent an eye-popping $700 million on programmatic video. By the end of this year, that number will triple, topping a cool $2 billion.
Everyone wants in on the action (including brand marketers). And why not? Video ads deliver great performance, and can pack a lot of storytelling in a matter of seconds (as Budweiser’s “Lost Dog” Super Bowl ad makes clear).
But does that mean you can…
LONDON — A new billboard campaign in London is hoping to open a few blind eyes to domestic violence with a novel use of facial recognition technology
The poster, which was installed at Canary Wharf on Thursday, depicts a woman with a bruised face that actually changes and heals as passersby stop and heed the words “look at me.”
The creative uses facial recognition technology to clock when people are paying attention to…