In London, Billboards ‘Direct’ MINI Drivers To Garages That Give Out Freebies

In London, Billboards ‘Direct’ MINI Drivers To Garages That Give Out Freebies

Part of the “MINI Not Normal” campaign, the ad agency Iris Worldwide has come up with an elaborate way to reward MINI drivers. Using technology, many “highly-trained” spotters were asked to look out for MINI drivers along London’s Cromwell road, changing the color and text of the billboards with an iPad. MINI drivers were then […]

Nissan Unveils Nismo Smart Watch Concept

Nissan Unveils Nismo Smart Watch Concept

Nissan will become the first car manufacturer to create a smartwatch designed specifically for drivers of Nissan Nismo cars. The Nissan Nismo Concept Watch will be the first smartwatch to connect a driver to the car and will provide drivers with real-time biometric data. The watch, unveiled on September 9 ahead of its display at […]

Nokia’s design team transfers to Microsoft as part of £4.6bn buyout

Nokia’s design team transfers to Microsoft as part of £4.6bn buyout

Microsoft has bought Nokia’s Devices & Services business in a deal worth £4.6 billion. The move sees Microsoft acquire Nokia’s mobile phone and smartphone businesses as well as its internal design team, which has worked on products including the Nokia Lumia smartphone range. Around 32 000 Nokia staff will transfer to Microsoft. Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia’s […]

Microsoft buys Nokia’s handset business for £4.6bn

Microsoft buys Nokia’s handset business for £4.6bn

Microsoft and Nokia have confirmed plans are well advanced for a $7.1bn purchase of Nokia’s phone division by the software giant. The deal will see Nokia’s entire devices & services business; including design, manufacturing, sales and support, transfer to Microsoft, including all 32,000 staff. This would leave the Finnish business survive as a manufacturer of […]

Audi’s New Augmented-Reality App Is A High-Tech, Know-It-All Car Manual

To help its customers know its vehicles better, German carmaker Audi has created an innovative, augmented-reality app—named “eKurzinfo”—that uses the iPhone camera to identify the many functions of the car. Loaded with information of more than 300 elements in the car, the app serves as a high-tech, interactive alternative to the traditional, complex car manual. […]

Mastercard ushers in digital wallet service to UK

Mastercard ushers in digital wallet service to UK

Mastercard has announced the UK rollout of its digital wallet service dubbed MasterPass, with retailers including Argos, Boots, House of Fraser and The Hut Group, as well as credit card provider MBNA, confirmed as launch partners. MasterPass lets users upload their payment and loyalty card details to a compatible digital wallet, which can be used […]