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Life.com is now allowing people to use their photos and their timeline maker to tell and share stories.
Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo and Google users can connect to Life.com using their preferred profile and begin creating a timeline right away. Completed timelines can also be shared on Facebook.
The Life.com editorial staff has created some sample timelines to give you a taste of what you can create such as the vibrant World Cup Winners Throughout the Years
Check it out http://www.life.com/timeline
Here’s an insightful look at some of the emerging Digital Trends from Frog Design
I never tire of watching videos which highlight the incredible statistics surrounding the penetration of the internet, and I’m still surprised by the growth in some of these statistics.
Be a Football Hero allows you to create a personalised audio commentary.
Select your name, country, and age, and then listen to the professional soccer (football) commentary of yourself performing the ultimate football heroics.
If you like what you hear, you can order the soundtrack as a CD for 14.99 pounds.
The soundtrack is very realistic, and you get to hear your surname and age as you score the match winning goal in the dying minutes.
Here’s a very interesting utility that transforms your windows desktop into a 3D environment, much like a desk. It allows you to place icons in various sizes depending on importance, as well as having them on the wall.
Bumptop also has some clever techniques for sorting and grouping the various functions in an effort to make life more productive. Moving photos between applications is rather cool, and the following video provideds an excellent demonstration.
Already the viral has been picked up by many of the mainstream press both here and in the UK.
Australia Press Coverage
Adnews (subscribers only)
I’ve decided to translate some of these tools into widgets.
A team of developer’s funded by Michigan State University and the Office of the Chinese Language Council International have come up with a browser-based MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) that teaches players how to speak Mandarin Chinese.
Imagine you are in the delivery business, and want to show that you deliver anywhere in the world.
The website documents the creation, along with detailed instructions and delivery documents, and even contains video footage of the drawings journey.