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Bringing the party to you
“Party in a box” is a package sent out to guests across the United States, letting you share your get together with your loved ones living far away. Those who receive the kit have to send back a photo portraying themselves having fun.
Why it matters
Despite distance, this kind of concept could encourage virtual connections. We can’t always celebrate some of the most important moments in our lives surrounded by everyone we care for the most. Is this unconventional way to celebrate at a distance the new tangible way of bringing people closer in this deeply virtual era?
The entertainment business has been increasingly borrowing from different platforms to bring existing stories to new screens. The mobile app hit Angry Birds is coming to television in an animated series. Twitter accounts and computer games have also become television shows and films.
Pad in the City, a Madrid-based company, rents 3G iPads to tourists visiting Madrid, Spain. For $55 per day, visitors have unlimited access to the internet, travel-related apps and more. The best part? Pad in the City will deliver your iPad directly to your hotel.