All items tagged with "Lucasfilm"

Apple Exec Shakedown And The Fate Of Luke Skywalker On Our All-New CultCast

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This week at Apple, two important executives just got picked off the tree, and on our newest CultCast, we’ll tell you what the departure of long time exec Scott Forstall and the just-hired John Browett means for iOS, OS X, Apple Stores, and all the great Apple products you adore. Plus, Jony Ive’s about to get even more design control over all the Macs you love to own, but the question is, is that a good thing?

Then, get out your lightsabers and prepare the X-Wings, we’re diving deep into the Disney acquisition of LucasFilm and what that means for everyone’s favorite space movies.

If this doesn’t end in another Spaceballs movie, we’re gonna be upset.

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Angry Birds Series Still Sees More Than 200 Million Active Users A Month

Angry Birds Series Still Sees More Than 200 Million Active Users A Month

Those Angry Birds are still flying high.

It’s been nearly three years since Rovio’s first Angry Birds game made its debut on iOS devices, and you might have thought that interest in the series may have died down a little in that time. But you’d be very wrong indeed. According to the Finnish firm, Angry Birds games still see more than 200 million active users every single month.Angry Birds Series Still Sees More Than 200 Million Active Users A Month

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Rare Pixar Image Computer Surfaces On eBay With $25,000 Price Tag

Rare Pixar Image Computer Surfaces On eBay With $25,000 Price Tag

$25k is $105k less than its original sale price.

A rare Pixar Image Computer that was originally developed by the Computer Division of Lucasfilm has surfaced on eBay with a $25,000 price tag. The computer is accompanied by an original Pixar monitor and is said to be in good condition, though it’s unclear whether the system actually works.

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