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Apple's iPad being used for Disney World's new Fastpass ride ticketing

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The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida began using Apple's iPad this week to enhance its FastPass ride ticketing system at the Magic Kingdom theme park....
Apple's iPad being used for Disney World's new Fastpass ride ticketing

Disney World gets a great new My Disney Experience app, which will link to wireless NextGen Fastpass

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Disney has launched a brand new app for Walt Disney World attendees, and it looks like a great new all-in-one companion for visitors. The app, called My Disney Experience, features maps, wait times, dining guides and a lot more, including hints at support for Disney’s wireless next-generation Fastpasses. There are...
Disney World gets a great new My Disney Experience app, which will link to wireless NextGen Fastpass

Apple Asks Judge to Dismiss App Store Monopoly Lawsuit

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Apple has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that Apple has an illegal monopoly because the iPhone does not allow users to use alternative app stores by default, reports Bloomberg. Attorneys who filed the suit in 2011 claim that a monopoly exists because an iPhone user who...
Apple Asks Judge to Dismiss App Store Monopoly Lawsuit

iPhone 5S Production Rumored to Have Begun

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Japanese blog Macotakara reports (via AppleInsider) that Foxconn is ready to ramp up production on iPhone 5S and that it would be built on the same production lines that currently build the iPhone 5. Macotakara is also reporting that Japan's number one cellular provider, NTT DoCoMo, which doesn't currently carry...
iPhone 5S Production Rumored to Have Begun

Walt Disney World pilot test replaces turnstiles with Apple's iPod touch

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Family vacation mecca Walt Disney World is in the midst of a trial program that has replaced old-fashioned turnstiles with employees toting Apple's iPod touch for a more personal, friendly ticketing system....
Walt Disney World pilot test replaces turnstiles with Apple's iPod touch

Tomorrowland Today: Disney MagicBand Unlocks New Guest Experience for Park Goers

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Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” So, I’d imagine he’d be pleased to see that the company he founded is heeding his words and heading down a new path. Soon,...
Tomorrowland Today: Disney MagicBand Unlocks New Guest Experience for Park Goers

Matt Novak: It's easy to forget -- even for a Disney...

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Matt Novak: It's easy to forget -- even for a Disney nerd like myself -- that before Walt Disney died of lung cancer in December of 1966, EPCOT (the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) was supposed to be a real city. The code name "Project X" was given to the...
Matt Novak: It's easy to forget -- even for a Disney...

Disney goes into wearable tech with the Magic Band

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Disney is introducing a new Magic Band device that ties into a new service that allows theme park visitors to make purchases and reserve experiences. Thomas Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Theme Parks and Resorts spoke about them at D11 today. The new Magic Bands will be enabled at Walt...
Disney goes into wearable tech with the Magic Band
Google Maps for iOS Receives First Update Since Launch with Contacts Integration, Local Business Search
Don't forget these apps when packing for your Disney trip

HOWTO make smarter dumb mistakes about the future

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My latest Locus magazine column, "Making Smarter Dumb Mistakes About the Future," is about the ways that corporate futurism goes astray, imagining futures that make the boss happy which never come to pass. It's based on the magnificent and wondrously wrong "Carousel of Progress" that Walt Disney creates for GE's...
HOWTO make smarter dumb mistakes about the future

Apple May Not Be Dishing on Wearable Devices but Disney Is (Video)

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If you plan on visiting Walt Disney World in the future, you might find that getting into the theme park, your hotel room, even purchasing souvenirs, will be a completely different experience. This is because the company is moving away from the traditional methods like paper tickets to technology like...
Apple May Not Be Dishing on Wearable Devices but Disney Is (Video)

Southwest Airlines Vacations - 7 night air/hotel + Magic Your Way Ticket starting at $99 per person, per night at Walt Disney World Resorts

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Southwest Airlines Vacations - 7 night air/hotel + Magic Your Way Ticket starting at $99 per person, per night at Walt Disney World Resorts
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Report: iPod Touch in use at Disney World main gate

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Destination vacation leader Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL is in the process of replacing turnstiles with employees wielding the iPod Touch in a customized case to more quickly and efficiently process incoming guests, according to a report at LinktextAppleInsider. More than 50 percent of the company's turnstiles have been...
Report: iPod Touch in use at Disney World main gate
Ferrari and Apple in Talks to Expand Relationship, iPad Mini Now Standard in FF Coupe

Space Shuttle Discovery Soars Over Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World

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Space Shuttle Discovery Soars Over Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World
Disney World's RFID bracelets use data to bring fantasy to life

Disney Animal Kingdom Explorers is a Beautiful Deception

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Disney is a household name in America. The corporation has its hands in everything, from film, video, theme parks, television, toys and other products, Disney is one of the main manufacturers of American pop culture. Yet its history of cold war propaganda, union-busting, exploitation of sweatshop workers and racist, sexist...
Disney Animal Kingdom Explorers is a Beautiful Deception

Disney researchers can now digitally shave your face, clone it for animatronics (video)

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The minds at Disney Research aren't only interested in tracking your face -- they want to map, shave and clone it, too. Through a pair of research projects, Walt's proteges have managed to create systems for not only mapping, digitally reconstructing and removing facial hair, but also for creating...
Disney researchers can now digitally shave your face, clone it for animatronics (video)
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