See what you mean blog


Recho is an app that allows you to record sounds in a location and leave them there to be discovered by others. You can also go and seek out recordings people have left nearby. Recho is being used in Denmark to crate treasure hunts, city guides and concert experiences. Watch the video for a quick overview of the app, or go download it from the App store.

Snap the internet to anything with Cloudbit

The Cloudbit from littleBits enables you to connect your things to the internet. So you can turn your dumb devices into smart ones, a coffee machine that makes your your morning cup when the sun rises, or an automatic fish feeder for when you’re away. A great way to play with electronics and code, check out the project pages to see what people have made.

Fyuse - spatial photos on your iPhone

Fyuse is a spacial photography app that allows you to capture a 3D photo of you, your surroundings or objects. By taking a load of photos at different angles the app then combines them together to create a 3D picture, or spacial photo. The app is for the iPhone 5 and is free on the app store.

Ikea's Instagram website

To promote the Ikea PS collection, creative agency Instinct made a website on Instagram. Through clever us of tagging items in the photos users can navigate around Instagram to find out more about items of furniture in the new collection. Search for ikea_ps_2014 in the app or watch the video above to see it in action.

Kick With Chrome

Google is getting into the World Cup spirit with some football mini games. Another one of their experiments that pair your phone or tablet with your computer so your device becomes your controller. Play the games by going to - just remember to warm up first.

Amazonia Security Agenda

Amazonia’s abundant natural resources underpin water, energy, food and health security for the people and economies of the region and far beyond. At the heart of this nexus of securities is water. So abundant in the region, but now under increasing threat as industrial and agricultural pollution increases, and extreme droughts reveal a once unthinkable water vulnerability.

A great animation to illustrate the issues facing the Amazonia region, directed by Moth Collective and animated by Daniel Chester, Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits, David Prosser and Jonathan Djob Nkondo. Full credits on vimeo.