Google Adds Star Wars: The Force Awakens Overlays to its Major Applications and Services

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Today, Google has released new overlays that allows its users to add a dash of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to their suite of Google applications.

The features gives you the choice between joining the “Light Side” or the “Dark Side” and then adds a Star Wars: The Force Awakens skin to the experience. At any time, users can opt out of the feature by selecting “Change Account” and then clicking “Back To Default.”

In Gmail, a blue or red Lightsaber replaces the standard loading bar and the background transforms into Light Side or Dark Side images. With Google Maps, the navigation icon has been turned into a TIE fighter or X-Wing.

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Other notable Star Wars-influenced apps include Google Calendar, Google Now, Youtube, Chromecast, Chrome, Waze, Android Wear, and Google Translate.

In order to access the new feature, check out google.com/starwars. Did you choose to be on the Light Side or Dark Side? Let us know in the comments below!

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