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  • Disney adds Princess Dress-Up App to Apple iPad App Store
    Disney adds Princess Dress-Up App to Apple iPad App Store

    If you’re one of those people who isn’t afraid to trust their iPad to their children, then Disney Publishing has a new app for you. They’ve just launched the original Princess Dress-Up: My Sticker Book App on the App Store. Children will enter the magical world of Disney Princesses and…

  • Why The Disney Stores are so Important
    Why The Disney Stores are so Important

    The Atlantic magazine has a very interesting article on how Apple stores are really an entertainment destination, much like Disney’s theme parks. As part of the story they include a chart that shows 74.5 million visitors to Apple stores compared to Disneyland and Disney World which they show as between…

  • Modern Family Producer Admits iPad Episode Went Too Far
    Modern Family Producer Admits iPad Episode Went Too Far

    Just when everyone thought the Sit-Com was dead it has been re-incarnated in the form of the mock documentary. ABC’s entry into that genre is “Modern Family” and it’s in serious consideration to win a number of Emmy’s this year. There is, perhaps, just one thing that stands in its…

  • Bolt! New Clip Released
    Bolt! New Clip Released

    Over at Apple.com’s trailer site Disney Animation has released a new clip from the movie. This follows Penny and Bolt through an exciting chase scene from what appears to be the television series. I really like the effects work and seeing this in 3D is going to be insane. Bolt…

  • WALL-E and Apple: Product Placement or Product Inspiration?
    WALL-E and Apple: Product Placement or Product Inspiration?

    The buzz coming into WALL-E was that the films designers were inspired by Apple’s product design in their creation of the EVE robot. Pixar went as far as inviting Apple designer Jonathan Ive to consult with Pixar artists. Today’s story in AdAge suggests Pixar went even farther and intentionally placed…

  • Pixar’s short film Presto now on iTunes
    Pixar’s short film Presto now on iTunes

    If you’ve seen WALL-E then hopefully you’ve also seen the delightfully wacky short that proceeded it–Presto! Well, you’ll be happy to hear that it’s now available to buy on iTunes along with a host of other Pixar and Disney animated shorts.

  • Is WALL-E’s love interest related to the iPod?
    Is WALL-E’s love interest related to the iPod?

    When Pixar wanted to find a futuristic look for “Eve” the love interest for WALL-E, they turned to the one company in the bay area known for being on the bleeding edge of design. “I wanted Eve to be high-end technology – no expense spared – and I wanted it…

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