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As the last Harry Potter film, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” springs onto the big screen, expectations are that movie viewers will be forced to wait in extremely long lines. What to do while waiting? Well, enjoy some Harry Potter apps on your smartphone.
Below we have a list of 10 (5 Android, 5 iPhone) apps that are Harry Potter-based, and should keep you amused while waiting in line.
Harry Potter SpellCaster
Harry Potter SpellCaster lets you take the robes of a wizard and use the same spells that you read on the books or saw in the theaters. With your fingers and your imagination, you search for the 15 (for the free version) magical symbols that will unleash the power of the spells. The Headmaster himself will guide you in this magical world, and Professor Snape will kindly(?) give you a hint to discover the symbols, if you really need to. Free in the Android Market
Harry Potter Quiz
Test your Harry Potter knowledge and compare it with your Facebook friends. How well do you know Harry and his story? Play 7 challenging levels to find it out! Be aware that the questions are tough and might be only solvable by real Harry potter fans. Free in the Android Market
Harry Potter Deathly Hallows
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. $0.99 in the Android Market
Harry Potter Live Wallpaper
HD quality live wallpaper of HARRY POTTER bundled with a wallpaper changer / wallpaper manager. Through this live wallpaper app, you will be able to customize your wallpaper by displaying random posters of your favorite movie (including Harry Potter Deathly Hallows part 2 ). Notably, you will be able to change your wallpaper through a tap on an empty space of your home screen. You will be able to resize, maintain aspect ratio, set a background color and rotate the wallpapers. Just tap and set a new picture of HARRY POTTER as your wallpaper or define a loop / sequence which will show your favorite pictures the way you want.
TO USE: Home->Press Menu->Wallpapers->LiveWallpapers $2.81 in the Android Market
CIG to the World of Harry Potter
JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels have captured the imagination of generations, young and old. Rowling’s creativity and attention to detail has truly made the witchcraft and wizardry world feel like a reality. With a language and geography unique to this legendary, seven book saga, this insightful resource, highlighting the secrets and important insider information, is a worthy and fun addition. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the World of Harry Potter is a handy reference for the HP novice or hardcore expert, as it can serve as a beginning tutorial or even a heady refresher.
This exciting application is not a recap of the book, but a GUIDE covering everything from the Ministry of Magic to Draughts and Potions. Welcome to Hogwarts and the wonderful world of wizardry! The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the World of Harry Potter is a genuine mobile adaptation that can be read cover to cover, in sections, or by chapters of interest. Divided into five user-friendly sections that clarify wizardry terminology, explain unfamiliar wizardry terms, discuss how the story ties into mythology, folklore, and biblical myths, and give travel tips that guide the reader around the wizardry world. In a culture where fear and cynicism are too often abundant, Harry Potter provides a reminder that life is good and full of exciting possibilities. This app makes sure that you don’t miss a thing! $9.99 in the Android Market
Based on the MuggleNet the #1 Harry Potter fan site for all fans of Harry Potter news!
Mugglenet is an unofficial fan app that contains news, media, and podcasts for fans.
Be the first to hear all the latest news about Harry Potter
This is a must have for any Harry Potter fan!
** Content comes from the website www.mugglenet.com ** Price: Free in the App Store
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
LIMITED TIME OFFER! In celebration of the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- Part 2, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 is only $2.99 in the App Store
Play as Harry, Ron, Hermione and many more as you explore Hogwarts and engage in countless hours of gameplay spread across 40+ levels based on the Harry Potter books and movies. LEGO® Harry Potter™: Years 1-4 brings the world of LEGO® Harry Potter to life on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, giving gamers the power to play with LEGO characters and models in a brand new way. Based on the first four Harry Potter books and movies, LEGO® Harry Potter: Years 1-4 builds on the foundations of previous LEGO® video games by offering a mix of fun, accessible gameplay and light-hearted humor – appealing to all ages. Players can explore the wizarding world and feel as though they are at Hogwarts.
Harry Potter: Spells
LIMITED TIME OFFER! In celebration of the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- Part 2, Harry Potter: Spells is only $0.99 in the App Store
You are officially invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Once enrolled, receive the wand destined for you before being Sorted into one of the four houses by the Sorting Hat. Then using specific hand gestures for each of the 17 included spells, practice, practice, practice before experiencing the ultimate contest – DUELLING!
Compete against the computer or challenge a fellow classmate to a real-time duel – player versus player, casting spells from one device to the other. Earn valuable house points for your house while learning, practicing and duelling. Visit the house points section to view your official stats and global ranking. Finally, share it with the rest of the world by posting it to your Facebook page via Facebook Connect.
Scene It? Harry Potter
Test your Harry Potter knowledge and experience a spellbinding voyage that lets you relive your favorite moments from the first six films. Before you can say, “Expecto patronum,” the magic, fun and excitement of this legendary saga will captivate you and everyone who plays. Scene It? Harry Potter is the ultimate companion app for aspiring wizards. $1.99 in the App Store.
CIG to the World of Harry Potter
Same as the above Android version. $9.99 in the App Store