Zite San Francisco, CA
Zite is a personalized magazine for your iOS and Android devices that learns what you like and gets smarter as you use it, with over 40,000 topics to choose from. With so much information available online today, it’s increasingly difficult and time-consuming to find the content we want. That’s where Zite comes in. Zite evaluates millions of new stories every day, looking at the type of article, its key attributes and how it is shared across the web. Zite uses this information to match stories to your personal interests and then delivers them automatically to your iPad or iPhone. Personalize your experience in Zite automatically based on how you engage with content in the app. You can read many of your favorite publications and blogs in Zite, including Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times and Fast Company. You can share the content you discover on Zite with friends and family by email or social networks, including Facebook and Twitter.
hue Amsterdam, Netherlands
hue is a home LED lighting system that lets you control your lights and change their colour using your smartphone or tablet. These Philips lightbulbs can be screwed in to your existing light fittings and then use your iPhone to control them, set a timer or create multi-coloured lighting 'moods'. Bringing endless possibilities to help you get creative and help you personalize your lighting to suit yours and your family’s lifestyle. hue can be set up in minutes. The intuitive app allows you to remotely control your home lighting to help secure your home, personalize your home lighting experience with custom settings and program timers to help manage your daily schedules, all through the convenience of a smart device. An intuitive and seamless system, hue is upgradable and future-proof, with the potential for more features to be downloaded and enjoyed in the future.With its high quality energy-saving LED light, hue allows you to tune shades of white light or create any color.