Continue below to get all the details, including info on a related sweepstakes, and to watch a video. Wannabe Jedis can track down and take cell phone pics and videos with everyone from Admiral Ackbar to even a new character from The Last Jedi, those questionably adorable (Ewok-inspired?) Porgs.
Disney and Lucasfilm are launching Find the Force, a new augmented reality event that will let fans search for Star Wars characters using their smartphones and the Star Wars app during the massive product launch tied to The Last Jedi. Aside from being the launch date for the first wave of new merch from the upcoming Episode VIII, Sept. 1, a.k.a. Each day during the weekend will have 5 holograms, so there will be a total of 15 different holograms that fans could unlock.
"When you scan the graphic using the Star Wars app, you'll reveal a character, who through AR, will appear in the room with you", the companies wrote in a blog post.
"The Last Jedi", the eighth movie in the "Star Wars" film saga, arrives in theaters in December.
"We are excited that augmented reality will allow fans to experience the universe in a whole new way", Kathleen Kennedy, president of Disney-owned Lucasfilm, said in a statement Thursday.
"Star Wars", one of Disney's most important franchises, was the USA toy industry's top-selling property for 2015 and 2016, with $1.5 billion in sales over the two years, according to research firm NPD.
The latest iteration of Google's operating system, Android Oreo , is officially here, but it won't be on your phone just yet. Even if you weren't one of the many making predictions, there's some good news if you're a Pixel or Pixel XL user.
Huddersfield couldn't have made a more impressive start to their debut Premier League season with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace . However, Wagner was quick to remind everyone where his side have come from in reaching the Premier League last season.
Kern said Elvis continues to be a fascination for people - even those too young to have been around during his performing career. Mr Pomare and his wife Fay also tuned in to the livestream of the Candlelight Vigil from Graceland, Memphis, yesterday.
The U.S. has faced setbacks in Afghanistan as a resurgent Taliban continues to strike against coalition forces. He also spent two nights at his home at Trump Tower, his first visit to the NY skyscraper since taking office.
The White House said in a statement that Trump and Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior". Naval and Air Force bases, from which two B-1B supersonic bombers were deployed close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday.
Her whereabouts were not known on Friday, but South African police minister Fikile Mbalula said she remained in the country. Ms Engels' mother Debbie released photographs of her daughter showing gashes on her head that required 14 stitches.
The navy also said efforts were continuing to control the damage and the extent was still being determined. Ten sailors are missing and five others were injured after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S.
They went on to make a series of movies together before the partnership ended in 1956 and both launched successful solo careers. During Lewis' run as presenter, the telethon raised almost $2.5 billion for the Muscular Dystrophy Association .
Over the electro-pop hitmaker's dance floor-ready production, Biebs sings about friendship following a breakup. Since releasing Purpose , Justin has kept a low profile music-wise but has appeared on several other songs.
As they approached the house, the suspect started firing at them, after which they launched a counterattack, Bruno said. The officers were reacting to an endeavored suicide call, JSO Director Mike Bruno disclosed to CBS offshoot WJAX.
New U.N. sanctions condemning North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from the North. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
To offset the change, the company added an additional 5 GB mobile hot spot data (now it's 10 GB total) at no additional charge. That means you'll still be tapped out at 720p video quality on smartphone and 15GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot data.
Trump has given Mattis authority to send about 4,000 more troops, adding to 8,400 USA forces already deployed to Afghanistan. A day earlier, Iraqi government forces had managed to retake five villages near Tal Afar.
The first total solar eclipse to be visible over almost all of North America in almost a century happens today. If fighting traffic or sleeping in your vehicle doesn't sound worth it, Beatty has a few other suggestions.
The bench trial took place in the United States District Court for the Southern District of NY , before Judge Katherine B. This company shares are 39.9% off its target price of $67.95 and the current market capitalization stands at $6.35B.
On the selection of Maguire, Southgate said: "I thought his performances for Hull were very good [last season]". The Three Lions travel to Malta on Friday 1 September before facing Slovakia at Wembley three days later.
They followed the August 12 violence in Charlottesville, Va., and were conducted in the midst of Trump's responses to that unrest. In Michigan , voters by a 42-to-39 percent margin say the USA economy has been strengthened by Trump's decisions as president.
Harare has made no official comment and requests for comment from Zimbabwean government officials have gone unanswered. Mugabe's two 20-something sons, Robert Jr. and Chatunga, had been in another room nearby, Engels told TimesLIVE .
LG has finally moved on from a flat screen to adopt a curvier design with bezels as thin as those in the Galaxy S8 and Note 8. Samsung will be using a dual camera rig on the Note 8, and I'm sure there will be some impressive tricks up Samsung's sleeve.
The Cleveland Clinic on Thursday became the latest blue-chip health system to distance itself from President Donald Trump . The American Cancer Society was the first to announce that they would re-locate their event in the wake of these comments.
The AP reports that witness Laura Laine described the attack to YLE: "We heard that a young woman was screaming". The incident happened in a square in the centre of the city of Turku , which is to the south of the country.
Duterte as saying in a speech at an event held by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption in Malacañang on Wednesday. He has again promised to grant pardon to the police officers who would be convicted of murder in his war against drugs.
On the bright side, Musk revealed this month that SpaceX is targeting November for the maiden launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket. The supplies also include a super computer - The Spaceborne Computer - which is devised by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).
Even in Kibera, the sprawling slum where much of last week's violence occurred, Odinga supporters said they were ready to move on. Odinga's Coalition has rejected the results, claiming massive fraud, and said it will not go to court to challenge them.