With the newest update to the Dragon*Con mobile app*, you now have the ability to share your schedule, status, and messages at the convention with your friends or other devices via the “Friends” function. Check it out:
So we just got a question asking how convention attendees can keep track of all the Dragon*Con schedule changes. First, a little reminder: all programming currently in the mobile app is tentative as the convention continues to firm up programming and appearances for 2012. Now, onto the recap:
We had a meeting with the mobile app developers this afternoon. Here’s the run-down:
For all app users:
2011 was our first year having an official Dragon*Con mobile app, and it was a great hit with y’all. But there’s always room for improvement! We heard your feedback, recorded your input, and we’re confident this year’s app will be even better, stronger, and faster. We have the technology. (Can you hear the bionic FX yet?)
For 2012, in addition to the iPhone and Android versions, we’ll introduce a native tablet version for the iPad. There will also be improvements to …
So you’ve downloaded the Dragon*Con mobile app to your smartphone or tablet. Here’s a few hints and tips to help you get the most out of it:
This year, in addition to the Film Festival, the Independent Film Track brings you four feature-length movies: Vampira: The Movie, Pirates of the Great Salt Lake, The Signal, and Blood Car.
The INDEPENDENT FILM TRACK is proud to bring you a screening of the independent film Forgiving the Franklins. The first feature by director/writer Jay Floyd, this comedy-drama has received critical acclaim and has screened at both the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT and the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX.
The Franklins—Mom, …
“A New Man: James Marsters” was standing room only in the Centennial II/III Friday afternoon. Marsters (“Spike” on Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel) appeared relaxed in blue jeans and a sleeveless t-shirt. He was charming, unpretentious, and, oh my goodness, buff (with or without the “y”).
We learned Marsters’ favorite color: green–”the color of mother earth”; …
The Buffy the Vampire Slayer track at Dragon*Con will boast quite a turnout of celebrity guests this year. Welcoming back Andrew Hallett (“Lorne”), Dragon*Con is very pleased to add James Marsters (“Spike”), James Leary (“Clem”), Iyari Limon (“Kennedy”), and Danny Strong (“Jonathan”) to our convention line-up. Enough to …
Where can you find blade-bearing, buxom babes in chainmail bikinis frolicking with frightening monsters from the pit? Well, Dragon*Con, obviously. But I’m talking about the artwork of Steve Fastner and Rich Larson. Creating fantastical and titillating images of art the old fashioned way–before computer magic …
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