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Wield A Lightsaber With Nothing But A Web Browser And A Smartphone

by Kyle Hilliard on Dec 15, 2015 at 01:43 PM

A nifty experiment from Google turns your smartphone into a motion-controlled lightsaber all without the need to download anything.

You can find the "experience" here, and as promised in the above sentence, you don't have to download anything. You do have to use Chrome (so maybe you have to download that), but once you have that you just navigate to the URL presented on the page using your phone's browser and then it's you versus some very patient Storm Troopers. The motion-controlled tech isn't particularly impressive, but rather, how your phone is able to communicate with the website without the need to download any additional software is where the whole project excels.

If this isn't enough Star Wars for you... well, you're out of luck. This is probably the only Star Wars thing available this week.