• This Is The Automatic Skittles Sorter Apple Should Have Launched

    This Is The Automatic Skittles Sorter Apple Should Have Launched

    Worst. Keynote. Ever. Amirite? Absolutely. If Apple had any smarts they would have released this 3D-printed automatic Skittles sorter. Instead we got a bunch of walled garden stuff we don’t need or want. Ugh. This sorter, created by Nathan Peterson, uses an LED light to assess the Skittle color and then pops it into the proper hopper. Sadly, because of the number of colors, the system… Read More

  • Skittles' Colorful, Clearly Drug-Induced, Never-Ending Wacky Website

    Say what you want about Skittles’ branding on the Internet, but at least it’s never boring. Following the decision last year to change the homepage into a Twitter Search page, which led to to things from racial slurs to pedophilia talk showing up, they’ve now redesigned again. And the result is once again interesting. Titled “Experience The… Read More

  • UnHub Offers A Simple Way To Showcase The Online You

    I’ll say it right off the bat: there’s a plethora of ways to bundle all your online identities (i.e. your social networking profiles) and share all of them using only one URL, so I know the one I’m going to introduce isn’t unique any way you look at it. That said, it’s lightweight, ridiculously easy and quick to set up, so you might want to take a look all the… Read More

  • Skittles – Teeth-Rotting Evil Or Savvy Marketing? They Don't Care So Long As We Tweet About Them

    Whoever is running the digital marketing for the Skittles candy brand has a strong constitution. They are clearly not afraid of the Wildean maxim “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” Today, the Mars-owned brand changed the Skittles home page to a Twitter search page pre-set to search for the word Skittles. The result was predictable. We all… Read More