MSN Visualizer is the kind of piece that makes you think Microsoft are definitely changing in a good way. It’s that beautiful image inspired design of the Metro style, but this time an interesting play with Flickr and music. The best way to experience it is to just try it out for yourself. As The Verge says, it’s just “mesmerising”.
This new location aware service sounds pretty interesting. It goes beyond auto-check-in and extends location awareness to map the room and space, even the level of the building you are in. But I think what’s most exciting is that they’re opening their API to developers. Super keen to see where this takes the location aware and mobile space.
I played around with the Beta yesterday and I must say I quite like it. The UI is striking yet somehow friendly at the same time, and they’ve made it super easy to get started with suggested traps. I think it is definitely a great resource for strategy research and benchmarking, particularly if you have