NORAD’s Santa Tracker Website Gets iPad-Friendly Update For The Holidays

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Santa Claus is coming to town in just 20 short days which mean NORAD is knocking the dust off its famous Santa Tracker website with a revamp that makes the site iPad friendly for the first time ever.

NORAD teamed up with Microsoft on a  update for its web-based tracker that makes its more friendly to touch based browsers like Safari, Chrome, and even Internet Explorer 11. The Santa Tracker will let kids across the globe follow Santa’s progress of gift distribution on Christmas Eve by spinning a WebGL-powered globe with your finger.

The defense agency added new games to the site – a new one gets unlocked every day – along with tons of videos and some music performed by the USA Air Force Academy Band. There’s even an option to call NORAD through Skype to get the latest details on Santa’s position, and if all that’s not enough they also update the NORAD Santa Tracker iPhone app for a stripped down view on Santa’s gift giving streak.

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