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“The emergence of social gaming has significantly promoted online gaming”

“The emergence of social gaming has significantly promoted online gaming”

by Will Corry on December 20, 2016

The gaming world has never been more thrilling. In the past the gaming field was dominated almost entirely by video games played on joysticks. The games were relatively costly.  However, with these consoles and associated titles stretching the customers’ budgets too far in pursuit of their favorite games, there surely needed to be an alternative. And that necessity created a need for a more affordable and more convenient option.

Within the last five years, the emergence and subsequent development of online casino games has considerably transformed the gaming landscape. The online games have presented casino lovers with a reliable and flexible option on the gaming platform.

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comparethemarket.com partners with Disney’s Frozen to release two new toys

comparethemarket.com partners with Disney’s Frozen to release two new toys

by James on December 15, 2016

Latest .... comparethemarket.com has teamed up exclusively with Disney’s Frozen to reveal two new meerkat toys that will melt the hearts of the British public this Christmas.

The release of the toys marks the return of the nations’ favourite meerpup Oleg and the introduction of his best friend Ayana. Oleg was last seen on Christmas Day two years ago when Aleksandr and Sergei bid him farewell in Africa, devastating the nation. Now back, the adorable new Oleg toy is dressed as Olaf the snowman in a cute onesie, with Ayana dressed as Elsa complete with magical snowflake and princess dress. [more…]

OTT (over-the-top) Services: It’s an in-home – not mobile – entertainment experience

OTT (over-the-top) Services: It’s an in-home – not mobile – entertainment experience

by James on December 14, 2016

Latest research from GfK into the UK’s OTT viewing habits has revealed surprisingly low audience numbers on mobile devices. It seems that watching subscription video content on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV is, for now, most definitely an in-home entertainment experience.

The vast majority (90 percent) of the UK’s OTT users have access to a mobile device (smartphone and/or tablet). Pic is Dan Hardwick, Senior Research Executive at GfK [more…]

10 sentences that can change your life

10 sentences that can change your life

by Will Corry on December 14, 2016

The power of a sentence is tremendous. A single destructive sentence can ruin somebody's life, make your day, or change your mood. We have sorted out 10 powerful sentences that can change your life for the better.

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Was he a brutal dictator or a champion of social justice? – Jeremy Corbyn on Castro

by Will Corry on November 27, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn claims 'for all his flaws' Fidel Castro was a champion of social justice - sparking a hilarious flood of Internet memes

  • Labour leader said 'for all his flaws' he was a 'champion of social justice'
  • Mr Junker wrote that 'the world has lost a man who was a hero for many'
  • Critics of Cuban revolutionary accused men of praising a brutal dictator

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How technology has impacted the casino and gaming industry

How technology has impacted the casino and gaming industry

by Will Corry on November 24, 2016

Technology is an ever-growing aspect of our lives, and truly we live in something of a golden age of technological advancement. Today, over two billion people walk around with a device in their pockets that can access practically all of human knowledge.

Smartphones aside, day-to-day living has been massively improved by technology of all kinds. Food preservation, transport, energy and much more all combine to make our lives easier even without recreational activities considered. [more…]

Raising £’s for @StJoHospice @macmillancancer – Cabaret Charity Calendar

Raising £’s for @StJoHospice @macmillancancer – Cabaret Charity Calendar

by Will Corry on November 17, 2016

Launched in 2014 and produced by Rose Thorne, the ALL NUDE CABARET CHARITY CALENDAR brings the cabaret community together to raise money for cancer charities.

After the loss of both parents to cancer, Rose established the project with proceeds donated to our charities. None of the pin-ups or performers involved take a penny for their time and the photographer Sin Bozkurt also gives all his time for free. The only expenditure is the printing and posting of the calendars. [more…]

Thinking of running an Advent promotion -six top tips? / PromoVeritas

Thinking of running an Advent promotion -six top tips? / PromoVeritas

by promoveritas on November 16, 2016

A top tip for any business at Christmas is to run an advent calendar promotion – these are popular with followers hoping to supplement their Christmas gifts with stocking fillers and big value prizes alike.

They are truly are a great way generate festive spirit and keep your followers engaging with your brand over and over again.

Here are our six top tips for running an Advent promotion: [more…]

A new online platform for watching great stand up

by James on November 16, 2016

NextUp, a brand new stand up comedy focussed online video on demand platform is delighted to announce its officially launch on 15th November 2016.  Hosting a wealth of recorded live stand-up content for those who love comedy and want more to see than a trip to their local comedy club can offer.

Many comedy lovers have found that with fewer acts generating DVDs, unless a tour comes directly to their hometown, they miss out on seeing shows they would love to see.

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Buster the Boxer is John Lewis’ most emotionally engaging festive ad / Emotion measurement firm Realeyes

Buster the Boxer is John Lewis’ most emotionally engaging festive ad / Emotion measurement firm Realeyes

by Will Corry on November 15, 2016

Mihkel Jaatma, Realeyes’ CEO

The results are based on facial recognition technology which measured people’s reactions as they watched the ads:

  • Buster scored better than 95% of the 5,700 ads ever tested by Realeyes in terms of emotional engagement, which is a combined measure of how the ad scores on attraction, retention, engagement and impact
  • Furthermore, it scored in the highest 1% of ads ever tested among women under 30
  • It’s the most compelling of the last six John Lewis ads (see chart below), the next best being 2011’s “The Long Wait” which scored better than 89% of ads ever measured.
  • The scene of Buster on the trampoline is the most engaging scene ever tested for a John Lewis ad

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