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Play Tetris on the Coolest Business Card Ever!

Tetris Business Card

 

If you failed to make an impression in person, then the only chance you have left is to make an impression with your business card. Plain old cards are boring. The way to go these days are interactive business cards and Bateske Design definitely got it right with their Arduboy digital business card.

It’s essentially a miniature, Arduino-based card that lets people play Tetris on it. How they managed to cram an OLED screen, capacitive D-pad, A/B buttons, and a piezo speaker into the 1.6mm-thick card is a feat in itself.

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Augmented Reality Gives Greeting Cards a Virtual Facelift

Augmented-reality greeting cards

Greeting cards have been around for decades. It’s time they got an upgrade, don’t you think?

That’s what tech company DAQRI is trying to do with their Gizmo Kickstarter project. They look like typical greeting cards…until you point your tablet towards it. Instead of seeing the plain card on your screen, it’ll literally come to life with a short but fun interactive animation. The cards can be customized depending on the occasion or event being celebrated, including birthdays, Christmas, and Valentine’s day.

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Edible Anatomical Love: Valentine’s Day Cards You Can Lick and Eat

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Give your significant other a card that’s unlike any other this Valentine’s: cards created by Emily Evans and Miss Cakehea that feature an anatomical heart in between two skulls that you can actually eat. The design is a far cry from the usual cheesy and heart-filled cards you normally find on the racks, what with the skulls and all. But you’ll agree that it’s a pretty sweet card, albeit unusual, once you take notice of the words on the banner being held up by the doves: ‘Amor Eterno’, which translates to ‘eternal love.’

The other thing that makes these cards so unusual is the fact that they’re edible. Each card is made from vegetable oil, water and potato starch, and while it might not be the tastiest Valentine treat you’ve ever had, it’s probably the quirkiest.

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