Since 2010, We’ve been writing about the promise of next-generation technology that was being woven into the fabric of a guest’s vacation. I also speculated about a similar idea back around the turn of the century when I wrote some of the stories in my… Read More »Disney’s MyMagic+ to finally show true potential with latest enhancements
Yesterday we wrote about how unscrupulous people where taking advantage of Disney’s online dining reservation system to book the best restaurants and times and then scalp those reservations to guests who weren’t able to get them on their own. I think most Disney fans are… Read More »Is Disney’s Tech Innovation a Nightmare or a Time Saver?
Disneyland looks like it is getting ready to take advantage of the Next-Gen technology developed under the MyMagic+ banner out at Walt Disney World. A new mobile app is available for download on iTunes and Google Play. You’ll definitely want to use it on your… Read More »Disneyland adds advanced mobile app
I’m a little surprised this issue hasn’t arisen before now. Recently, a Disney collector friend of mine was complaining how they just discovered the Limited Release Haunted Mansion MagicBand wouldn’t let her replace its battery. Each MagicBand has two RFID chips in it a passive… Read More »Buyers not warned Disney’s MagicBands won’t work after battery dies, no way to replace it
from Instagram: A sign at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad tries to answer frequently asked questions about Fastpass+. Didn’t help. There were still people in the FP+ queue with no fastpass. One on hand Disney needs to be able to design a system that’s simple enough… Read More »Instapic: Fastpass+ Sign at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
from Instagram: Don’t like wearing your MagicBand on your wrist? Disney now sells an easy way to attach it to a bag or belt. I carry mine in my pocket? You?
If you head to the theme parks as frequently as we Disney bloggers do, you probably feel fairly familiar with the services that are part of MyMagic+. But if you haven’t been in a while, you may be surprised at all the features included with… Read More »Walt Disney World pushes Fastpass+, MagicBands, and My Disney Experience
A long deep dive into the business behind Disney’s multi-billion dollar MyMagic+ project by Austin Carr has been published by Fast Company. It’s a well written piece with a lot of sources and some “in the room” insights about the project that I’ve never heard… Read More »The business behind Disney’s MyMagic+ MagicBands