Star Wars

Star Wars: The Old Republic comes to Android… as a security key

Jedis! Sith! Droids! And not a Gungan in sight! The wildly anticipated Star Wars: The Old Republic, a massively multiplayer entry into BioWare's amazing Knights of the Old Republic series, is making records and headlines all over the gaming world this holiday season. And now you can get a piece of that awesome experience on your Android phone! Except that you can't. Because it's a lousy confirmation app.

Verizon Wireless Trademarks “Hologram”

Verizon went ahead and registered the name "Hologram" for a future potential device, but what will it shape up to be? Given the futuristic name, it could represent a device with some new technologies we haven't seen yet - or simply another stereoscopic phone with dual cameras. I don't know about you, but when I think of hologram, I visualize the streamed holographic recordings R2D2 presented in Star Wars.

Google executive: Siri is Star Wars, Android Voice Actions is Star Trek

Sometimes it's nice to know that the executives at Google are just as nerdy as we are. At the Hong Kong event where Google and Samsung introduced the Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Matias Duarte, product management director for Android, answered some direct questions from the crowd. When asked to compare Siri with Android's built-in Voice Control features, he responded with an analogy that any self-respecting geek can identify with. Duarte compared Siri with the bumbling protocol droids like C3PO from Star Wars, while Voice Actions are more like the U.S.S. Enterprise's computer, where voice controls every function.

Verizon Promotes Star Wars Blu-ray with the Force [Video]

It seems that Verizon's connections with George Lucas and the whole Star Wars franchise will be continuing on into the future, as the Blu-ray release of the films have begun to be promoted by the mobile carrier this week alongside the DROID BIONIC. All you've got to do is send a text to a number and bam! You get a free little teaser video of C3PO. Lucky you though, you don't have to run up your data this month, you can see said video in the post below, for your pleasure.

R2-D2 DROID 2 Now Only $199.99

If you are a fan of Star Wars, then you probably know about the DROID R2D2. If you have been reluctant to buy one due to it's "special edition" pricing or contract issues, then now is your best chance to get the device, as it has been dropped to $199.99.

Sweet FRG83D Update for DROID A855 from Verizon

Oh man I know you love updates, why not download one today? Courtesy of Verizon you'll receive your very own updated Twitter with new authentication support, updated Amazon widget, updated News & Weather widget, and a brand freaking new added Gmail user interface. What more could you want? Oh you want improvements to Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync? Well there's that too, including handing of server-side inactivity timeouts of 34 minutes or greater, continuation of syncing of emails after a policy refresh, and support for Exchange 2010 connections. Such a bunch of freshness!

Verizon Releasing Star Wars App Pack Next Week

The Motorola R2-D2 Droid 2 was released just yesterday, but it looks like all of those Star Wars fans that weren't able to get their hands on it aren't being left completely in the dark. There's been talks about a special Empire Strikes Back applications package that would be released some time after the launch of the device. If sources are correct, then it looks like the app pack could be available exclusively for Verizon customers beginning next week.

Verizon R2-D2 Droid available now on Verizon.com

If you have been waiting for the official release of the R2-D2 Droid 2, the wait is now over with Verizon’s site going live and the phone now available. As expected it’s displaying it’s $249 after $100 (this time online discount) with a full retail price of $699.

Verizon’s Droid R2-D2 coming September 30th

We have heard about it, we have seen it, even dummy units shipping to stores. Well now we finally know when it will be available from Verizon. The Droid R2-D2, Star Wars themed DROID 2 will be coming to Verizon online and select stores September 30th.
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