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[13 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Merchandise Released for Final Star Wars Weekend

In celebration of the fifth and final Star Wars Weekend of 2014, Disney is releasing new merchandise.
Some of the new items include Darth Vader and character T-shirts, a glass mug, and a spinner pin that features characters from the new Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels.
Guests can also pick up a limited edition Magic Band with pre-printed images. Each edition has 2,500 pieces and feature Yoda’s image on a green retail Magic Band and Darth Vader’s image on the red retail Magic Band.
Each of the retail Magic Bands will be …

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[16 Dec 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Disney Gets Geeky: Disney’s NextGen Technology, iPad/iPhone Apps, RFID Cards and Readers, and Magic Bands, Oh My!

Editor’s Note: Today, contributing writer Cari Keebaugh is offering a great look into some fun new technology coming to Disney Parks.  Take it away, Cari!
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For those of you who don’t speak techno-jargon, the above string of zeros and ones is binary code for the word HELLO. Technology has advanced beyond binary, of course, and Disney has most certainly been keeping up with the technological times.
First, everyone has been hearing a lot lately about NextGen technology. Disney has already begun implementing several NextGen features, such as mobile apps that keep guests …