Today’s the day. In the 1989 film “Back to the Future Part II,” the characters traveled to the future on Oct. 21, 2015. And while it’s a shame that we don’t have flying cars or a working hoverboard yet, the film correctly predicted some of the technology we use today.
Yes, the writers definitely missed how important the smartphone is in our daily lives, but the film did feature an iPad-like device and even biometric technology like the Touch ID sensor featured on the current-generation of iPads and iPhones.
While technology like virtual reality headsets and drones aren’t mass market just yet, the future looks bright for those devices.
Even Siri is getting into the action today.
Just for fun, here’s a parody trailer of “Back to the Future IV.” Click here if you can’t see it.
And if you want to view the entire movie trilogy, you can watch all three movies for free on Amazon Prime Instant Video. You’ll need to be an Amazon Prime member, though. You can download the companion iOS app now on the App Store for free.
For other news today, see: Disney will launch its own video subscription service in the United Kingdom, Save time and say it with a logo using Billie Goat, and Zombify your iOS device in time for Halloween with Zemoji.