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Star Wars fans can have their Google apps themed based on their favorite side of the force

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Star Wars fans can have their Google apps themed based on their favorite side of the force

We’re fastly coming near the release of Star Wars Episode 7, and Google’s layout staff appears to be getting simply as excited as any hardcore fan. You can sign into your Google account and declare your allegiance to whichever side of the force (gentle or darkish) you fancy. When you do, Google’s more than a few apps (throughout iOS, Android and the Web) could also be themed or include easter eggs based on Star Wars and the alliance you determine with.

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Here’s a snappy record of a few of the apps and web sites Google has modified:

  • Android Wear
  • Chrome
  • Chromecast
  • Gmail
  • Inbox by way of Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Maps
  • Google Now
  • Google Search
  • Google Translate
  • Waze
  • YouTube

The adjustments are most commonly beauty, with so much of the apps and internet opposite numbers merely providing up a unique historical past. Waze and Google Maps would possibly information your routes the use of a H-3PO droid. It will have to all lend a hand get you into the temper for the release of the subsequent trilogy, that is scheduled to occur December 18th with Episode 7’s arrival.

We will have to word another essential main points:

  • This most effective applies on your private Google account — Google Apps debts gained’t be capable of take part to be able to recognize your place of work’s professionalism.
  • You can amendment facets or disable the function at any time.
  • The function will mechanically close down February 1st, 2016, so that you’ll be capable of revel in it smartly after the movie’s release.
  • It would possibly take a couple of hours for the adjustments to completely propagate during your whole apps, so don’t panic for those who’re now not seeing it in no time.

And that’s that. Simple, a laugh, and a good way to get the hype system rolling. Which side are you on? PS: Google says extra is on the approach, together with a VR revel in that’ll allow us to take a look at the Millennium Falcon “in individual.” That will have to be a wild one.

[by means of Google]

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