How Tech Companies Are Celebrating Back To The Future Day

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How Tech Companies Are Celebrating Back To The Future Day

Great Scott! It’s finally here! Today is October 21st, 2015…the day that Marty McFly traveled to in Back to the Future Part II. To make it even better, all of your favorite tech companies have decided to get in on the action by featuring McFly-themed easter eggs and promotions all day long. Click through to check them out.

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Nike

Michael J. Fox just tweeted a picture of himself wearing a pair of Nike Mags. Nike also has told ABC News that a pair of self-lacing Nike Mags are in New York City today, but wouldn’t say anything else. Theres also a rumor that Michael J. Fox will be appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight to potentially unveil the shoes. Who knows what is actually going down, but we’ll fill you in if we hear more.

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Siri

Siri got in on the celebrations, and will give you a range of witty responses if you wish her happy Back to the Future day. Try it out!

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USA Today

USA Today eschewed a digital homage for the real deal. All papers sold on newsstands today will come wrapped with in this special, Back To The Future cover.

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Lyft & Verizon

Lyft and Verizon have teamed up to offer DeLorean rides via the Lyft app all day in NYC. We’re guessing availability is going to be limited…plus good luck getting above 88 MPH in New York traffic.

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The White House

Even POTUS is getting on the action! The White House has a whole day planned of Back to the Future-related activities, featuring talks on self-driving cars, preventative medicine, and STEM programs. The government also just released its updated version of the Strategy For American Innovation.

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Ikea

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Skype

Skype is having some fun today, introducing a bunch of McFly-themed Mojis (short video clips inside Skype’s chat apps). They also sporting retro themes on their Twitter and Facebook pages today.

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Microsoft

Microsoft added a special easter egg to their homepage. After the page loads, just type “OUTATIME” and the page will transform into a HoloLens-inspired futuristic homepage.

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Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures teamed up with Imperson, an AI chat company to build a Doc Brown bot on Facebook. Head to the Doc’s Facebook page and click “message” to see what Doc has to say.

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Spotify

In honor of Oct 21st, Spotify released a Welcome, Marty McFly playlist today featuring songs like What Do You Mean, and Elastic Heart.

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Toyota

Today Toyota released a special video featuring Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd. The two team up to see a first peek at Toyota’s new hydrogen-powered Mirai, which the company is now rolling out in America.

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