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Google’s Way Cool ‘Awaken The Force Within’ Star Wars Option For Your Google Apps.

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by Anura Guruge


Last Google Doodles:
>> Beethoven …
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Yoga Doodle.

**** Check Category ‘Google Doodle’ (sidebar) for other Doodles >>>>


It starts off as the FOOTNOTE on the standard Google search page.

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Then YOU have to decide whether YOU join the DARK or Light side.

Do I have a CHOICE?

I don’t think so. I am a DARKIE whichever way you look at me.

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What Google Mail looks like with the ‘Dark Side’ option.

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Enjoy.


“Star Wars” Theme On Roku 3 As Of April 18, 2015.

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by Anura Guruge


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Sling TV App.
>> Sling TV, HBO-related outages.

>> Sling TV, DishWorld, Willow …

>> ICC World Cup 2015 with Roku.
>> Beyond pleased with Roku 3.

>> Getting Roku 3 with DishWorld.
>> Not impressed with Google Chromecast.
>> TP-LINK Powerline Range Extender.



When I turned on my Roku 3 around 2pm on Saturday, April 18, 2015, to watch some cricket while I ate my late brunch I noticed, at once, that something was different. Rather than the rather peaceful, light blue, “Under Sea” theme — that I had paid all of $0.99 to get — I now had a “Star Wars” theme.

The Roku had automatically installed and activated it. I went into my ‘Themes’ setting and had a look. “Star Wars” had been added. My other themes, including the one I paid for was still there. I was cool. I don’t mind “Star Wars”. My son, now 23, was a HUGE fan. I saw most of the movies, with him, multiple times, and I have to confess, sheepishly if need be, that I have no clue what they were all about. Very clever and vaguely entertaining BUT I was never able to work out what it was all about.

Not sure if this is but a temporary promotion to plug their new “Star Wars” programming. Maybe the theme will automatically disappear in much the same way that it appeared. Just wanted to share with you.