Disney Launches its first Official Star Wars App for iPhone and iPad Users

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  1. RaduTyrsina

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    The much-awaited Star Wars: The Force Awakens sequel is scheduled to hit theaters in December, and now Disney has launched an official new mobile app. Called “Star Wars”, the app serves as acentral location for “breaking news, rich media, social updates, special events, interactive features” and more.

    The app comes with quite a few features, so let's have a look at what you are getting with the new app:
    • Get instant notifications on big announcements, including trailer releases and movie news
    • Theme your app with Light Side, Dark Side, or Droid interfaces, each containing different designs, sounds, and animations
    • Unlock 3D characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens using a special Augmented Reality camera feature
    • Take and share a Star Wars “selfie” in various iconic costumes and settings, including Jedi, Princess Leia (with hair buns), Han Solo’s carbon freeze, and more
    • Get Star Wars-themed weather and five-day forecasts, featuring original art and parallax effects of in-universe planets and locales
    • Wield a lightsaber and hone your skills against a training remote, as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope
    • Share animated GIFs with your friends and family of memorable scenes and characters from the Star Wars movies and TV shows, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars Rebels
    • Discover behind-the-scenes fun facts with This Day In Star Wars History
    • Play classic sound clips and sound effects from your favorite Star Wars characters, creatures, weapons, vehicles, and scenes
    • Get quick updates with a snapshot news ticker
    • Count down to major releases like Star Wars: The Force Awakens with an always-running timer
    • Sign up for Star Wars ID and join the growing Star Wars fan community; choose an avatar, create your own handle, and build a connected profile
    • Read official Star Wars news and blogs from StarWars.com, as well as app-exclusive content, including the latest on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, creator interviews, and more
    • Follow official Star Wars social channels via aggregated, customizable feeds from Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tumblr, Google+, and Twitter
    • Watch official Star Wars videos, including movie trailers, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and more
    • Discover the latest Star Wars digital apps, products and experiences from one central hub
    So, as we can see, there's a ton of things that you can do on your iPhone or iPad with this app, and if you are a Star Wars fan, then you will most likely be curious to try it out.

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  2. scifan57

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    Thanks, I'm downloading it now.

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