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9 October 2020

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#FridayFiver 🧼✋ – Digital Delivery

#FridayFiver 🧼✋ – Digital Delivery

Greetings all!

Another week has passed and we’re getting closer and closer to Halloween.

But don’t get your costumes out just yet – it’s World Post Day today, a good time to big up those brilliant posties and delivery drivers who have kept going all through 2020.

When it comes to digital updates Maratopia always delivers – read on for our latest rollicking ride through all things digital.

🏎️ Mario Kart: Home Circuit Launches Live

Nintendo’s RC Mario Kart received a live preview this week and viewers are highly impressed. The cart itself is controlled with the Switch and responds to in-game boosts, enhancing your gaming experience and possibly making it the coolest toy of 2020.

Get on Board.

📸 AI Edits Your Photos

During Google’s Pixel 5 livestream event last week, the company shared its new auto-enhancer for photos and viewers are stoked. Whilst a version of this already exists for Android software, the new improved version will enable users to adjust brightness, contrast, effects and filters more easily than ever before.

Check it out.

🛍️ Bond Theme Released

James Bond: No Time To Die is one of the most anticipated cinematic releases of the year and, as always, comes complete with a new Bond theme. Daniel Craig’s swan song as the iconic spy is warbled wonderfully by Grammy award winner Billie Eilish.

Listen here.

👨‍⚕️ Surgeon Simulator 2 Free For NHS Staff

In a slightly weird but kind of wonderful tribute to our NHS heroes, Bossa Studios has made its game ‘Surgeon Simulator 2’ free for staff until October 22nd. A 24-hour livestream on October 15th will also see real medical professionals attempting a speed-run heart transplant (in-game, of course!) to raise funds for the North Lincolnshire NHS Trust.

Learn more here.

🎶 The Teens Behind Award-Winning Dementia App

An app which uses music to comfort those living with dementia has beaten 1500 other entries to the Technovation award – and it was created by three teenage girls. Inspired by their mentor’s story of her mother’s dementia, the girls worked remotely throughout lockdown to produce the marvellous Memory Haven.

Find out how it works.

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