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Dr. Seuss’s most iconic characters are going from books to augmented reality in a new app for kids. Yup, One Fish Two Fish is now appearing in 3D before a child near you. The Dr. Seuss’s alphabet app winningly ushers children into the creative world of augmented reality and can be used on any smart screen, from a phone to an iPad. What’s really interesting here is the use of augmented reality for a childhood education tool, instead of gaming or promotion, as has been in the past. Seussville can now be summoned in a car, in a boat, near and far, or with a goat…
So Fresh and So Clean
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The Silicon Valley crew has been known to spend thousands on a variety of ‘digital detox’ camps and deconditioning facilities. Apps and classes are available to help the tech junkies among us gently separate from addictive devices. Well the London Design studio, Special Projects, has a simpler idea. Paper. Imagine a series of paper envelopes that seal away smartphones and minimize screen time for the day, while still allowing access to basic functionality. Users can download and print two different envelopes – one featuring a dial pad to make and receive calls and the other a simplified camera with no viewfinder, just buttons to capture photos and videos. Calming, serene and minimalistic, perhaps this sensory soother can buy us more time offline. Or at least the approval of Marie Kondo. 😃