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News with your brews
Gulf News has teamed up with Tim Hortons to bring coffee lovers morning news when ordering their beverage. Headlines from Gulf News' Twitter feed are printed on the sleeves of coffee cups, keeping everyone up-to-date every hour.
Why it matters
Coffee and morning news often go hand in hand. This innovative approach by Gulf News definitely manages to crawl its way into this morning ritual. Will it inspire other traditional mediums to consider unconventional ways to grab their audience’s attention?
Samsung launched the SH100, a digital camera that allows users to wirelessly upload photos to social networks, your online library or to an email after adding tags and comments. You can automatically back up your photos onto your PC or send them wirelessly to view on your TV. It’s compatible with your mobile phone, allowing you to use your phone as a remote control to organise your camera content and as a remote viewfinder.
In the Netherlands “Vertragingsapp” (or the ‘Delay’ app) offers you short stories on your mobile device based on the time of your delay on public transportation. After you have entered the expected time delay, you can browse stories from well-known authors and read it within that time.