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Will You Buy A Samsung Pirates of the Caribbean-Themed Galaxy S8?

When Marvel/Disney decided to go big in promoting Marvel movies, collaborating with Samsung for an Iron Man-themed Galaxy S6, we totally understand why. After all, Iron Man and the Avengers were and are still huge contributors to Disney’s coffer, but Pirates of the Caribbean? Not to belittle the Pirates franchise I personally enjoy watching, or Johnny Depp or Jerry Bruckheimer, but we didn’t think it warrant such a treatment. Nevertheless, here it is, the Samsung Pirates of the Caribbean Galaxy S8. As expected, this special edition phone is everything the standard Galaxy S8 is, which means everything about is identical to the standard device, save for some cosmetic touches. Continue reading Will You Buy A Samsung Pirates of the Caribbean-Themed Galaxy S8?

Is Disney’s Catching A Real Ball In VR A Cheat Code To Being A Good Catcher?

I don’t care what others think about Disney Research’s study into catching a real ball in virtual reality, but me think it could be an advancement in cheating in real life. How? Imagine you are having trouble catching ball pitched in a baseball game or maybe even in a game of football, then this development could actually help you in picking up the skill real quick. But wouldn’t putting on a VR headset blind you from the outside world as it is, after all, not augmented reality? Continue reading Is Disney’s Catching A Real Ball In VR A Cheat Code To Being A Good Catcher?

Disney Built A Room That Keeps Your Phone Charged When You Are Inside

It was said Nicola Tesla once dreamed of a wireless powered world. Obviously, that didn’t quite pan out and the closest we get today is the wireless charging pads which are anything but perfect. For starter, wireless charging pad is not quite wireless as the pad still needs to be hooked up to an outlet and the device has to be physical placed on it to begin transferring of electricity. Furthermore, any misalignment in placement may result in non-charging and so, it looks like we are stuck at this point as far as wireless charging goes, but not if Disney can help it. Continue reading Disney Built A Room That Keeps Your Phone Charged When You Are Inside

Spaceship Earth At Epcot Turned Into Death Star With Working Super Laser

In a nutshell, the soon-to-hit-theater Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is about how the Rebel sniffed out Death Star’s weakness that lead up to Luke and the gang destroying it in A New Hope and so, what could be a better way to promote the movie than recreating a Death Star right here on Planet Earth? Ok, technically, Death Star is a lot bigger than Earth could hold, but anyways, here it is, the Spaceship Earth at Epcot, transformed to look like the giant Death Star – complete with the much feared planet obliterating Super Laser – the main arsenal of the moon-size space station. Continue reading Spaceship Earth At Epcot Turned Into Death Star With Working Super Laser

Lesser Known Star Wars Mouse Droid Is Finally Getting Its Own R/C Toy Version

You can’t call yourself a Star Wars super fan if you don’t remember the MSE-6 Mouse Droid from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The Mouse Droid has considerably less screen time as compared to other droids, but it left a lasting impression on many nevertheless. In fact, if you recall, it was only seen in one scene where it was shoo off by Chewbacca’s roar as he was escorted by a pair of Stormtroopers after being caught inside the Death Star. Continue reading Lesser Known Star Wars Mouse Droid Is Finally Getting Its Own R/C Toy Version

Vans and Disney Pixar Teamed Up For Toy Story-themed Sneakers

Toy Story is arguably the biggest animation to have rolled out of Disney’s Pixar since, well, nothing and while the first flick more than a decade old, it is still loved by many. So much so that it is going to get its fourth movie in 2018, after a good eight years hiatus. Between now and 2018, Toy Story fans, who are likely all grown ups, can fill in their misses for this endearing animation with these official collaboration kicks coming from sneakers maker Vans. The Vans x Disney Pixar Toy Story Sneakers Collection boasts several styles with designs inspired by the lovable characters, including the likes of Buzz Lightyear, Bo Peep, Space Aliens, Woody – just to name a few. Continue reading Vans and Disney Pixar Teamed Up For Toy Story-themed Sneakers

Walt Disney World Cinderella Castle Gets Immortalized In LEGO Bricks

Arguably one of the most iconic structures in our lifetime, The Disney Castle finally gets immortalized in LEGO bricks. The LEGO 71040 The Disney Castle announced recently is made up of a whopping 4,080 pieces and comes with five delightful (or not, depending on your inclination) minifigs of equally iconic characters, including Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse and Tinker Bell. This plastic brick model is a replica of the Walt Disney World Resort Cinderella Castle (funny how Cinderella isn’t part of the minifig entourage) and boasts accessible castle rooms across multiple levels accessible from the back. Continue reading Walt Disney World Cinderella Castle Gets Immortalized In LEGO Bricks

Emoji Version Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is The Cutest Thing Ever

Well, it is the Star Wars day isn’t it? And what’s more appropriate then to relive the seventh Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens by catching the key moments of the movie… in Emoji style, right? And this one, entitled Star Wars: The Force Awakens as told by Emoji, is an official video by the folks over at Disney. If you have watched the movie and are familiar with Emojis, then you will totally relate to it and hell, you may even think it is the cutest thing you have seen all day. Continue reading Emoji Version Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is The Cutest Thing Ever

Disney’s Star Wars Experience Includes Piloting The Millennium Falcon

Star Wars is growing big with Disney and as some of you may have read, Disney is in the process of constructing Star Wars-themed additions to the two U.S. theme parks. However, little was known beyond it is doing something. Then on this past Sunday, Han Solo aka Harrison Ford, himself revealed what those intergalactic experiences consist during ABC Disneyland 60 Special. The revealing show off some of the concepts of the various lands that made up the entire Star Wars Experience, including two anchor theme park rides. Continue reading Disney’s Star Wars Experience Includes Piloting The Millennium Falcon

Disney Launches New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Merchandises

Weird that the media made a fuss about the lack of female toys pertaining to Disney/Lucasfilm’s latest blockbuster, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The funny thing was, we did saw the female lead’s merchandise around the time when the ding was made. Seriously, I don’t know what the media or the lobbyists expect. There’s just a couple key female characters (or two, to be exact), so surely they can’t really expect a lot of merchandises based on the two, right? Anywho, Disney has already pushes out a second wave of Star Wars: The Force Awakens products which the company cleverly worded as products that reveal secrets of Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren and more. Continue reading Disney Launches New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Merchandises