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Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

Disney shows acrobatic Stickman robot doing a mid-air somersault

Researchers with Disney Research have been exploring the possibility of creating robots that can perform acrobatics, the company has revealed. During the 2018 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the team introduced Stickman, a robot shaped like a "z" that can perform select acrobatic tricks. Joining that is a newly published video showing the robot in action.

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OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition: Rad, but you can’t have it

OnePlus 6 Avengers Edition: Rad, but you can’t have it

The most radical version of the OnePlus 6 was revealed this morning in semi-secret. That's the Avengers Edition, a version of the phone not coming to the United States - hence the semi-secrecy. Why spend time on launch PR in a country where you're not going to be able to sell the device? Those USA-based OnePlus/Avengers fans out there in the audience might want to take a closer peek - this phone is pretty neat.

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds head-to-head lightsaber duels

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds head-to-head lightsaber duels

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges is getting the mode fans of the movies have been desperate for, with Lightsaber Versus Mode allowing two AR headset wearers to battle each other. The update, released today somewhat fittingly on May 4th, is the first time two lightsaber-wielding participants have been able to battle in augmented reality.

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Star Wars Resistance animated show arrives on Disney Channel this fall

Star Wars Resistance animated show arrives on Disney Channel this fall

Disney has announced plans to launch an animated Star Wars series called Star Wars Resistance this fall. The show is "anime-inspired," according to the company, and set before The Force Awakens. Production is now underway, and the series is ultimately set to premiere on Disney Channel in the United States. Other regions will get access to Resistance soon after.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer shows off old school mini games

Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer shows off old school mini games

It's been a little bit since we last heard from Kingdom Hearts 3, but over the weekend, Square Enix debuted a new trailer for the game. You should temper your expectations going in, however, because this trailer doesn't show off much gameplay or give away any real plot details. Instead, this new trailer is almost entirely centered around mini games you'll be able to play during your adventure.

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TRON LEGO Light Cycles set ready for release at last

TRON LEGO Light Cycles set ready for release at last

Details on the official first LEGO Ideas TRON: Legacy set have arrived. Behold! This is the first major connection between Disney's most retro-futuristic science fiction property and the most well-connected toy line of all: LEGO. The set revealed today was made real thanks to the LEGO Ideas crowdsourcing platform, a place from whens originated some of the most excellent LEGO sets of the past half-decade.

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Pokemon GO should cross-brand with Disney characters

Pokemon GO should cross-brand with Disney characters

As we reach a point in Pokemon GO where we're well over a few hundred unique monsters, it's time to think cross-branding. Expanding beyond the borders of the Pokemon universe. At the rate Niantic's been going with Pokemon generations, it wont be long before they've got all 800+ types and variations. It's time to think expansion beyond The Pokemon Company's borders.

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Disney’s AR Emoji for Galaxy S9 are thankfully less creepy

Disney’s AR Emoji for Galaxy S9 are thankfully less creepy

Disney's Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse have arrived on the Galaxy S9, and the good news is that - unless you're musophobic - they're a lot less creepy than Samsung's AR Emoji. The Disney tie-in launched today, kicking off with America's favorite mouse couple as free downloads for the facial-tracking AR Emoji feature on the newly-shipping Android smartphone.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Today we're having a peek at what's included with the digital purchase of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Movies Anywhere. This service is like a central hub for multiple connected streaming video services like VUDU, Google Play, iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, and Fandango Now. With Movies Anywhere, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released with a version of the film not available with any other service.

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Avengers: Infinity War new trailer released as tickets go on sale

Avengers: Infinity War new trailer released as tickets go on sale

We're now just over a month out from the release of Avengers: Infinity War, and with Black Panther finding immense success at the box office, this new Avengers movie can now receive the lion's share of Disney's attention. The company launched a new trailer for Infinity War today that once again prepares us for the arrival of Thanos and his assault on Earth. Thanos himself appropriately sets the stage by telling us that "the end is near," during the trailer.

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Disney’s Mickey and Minnie AR Emojis arrive on Galaxy S9

Disney’s Mickey and Minnie AR Emojis arrive on Galaxy S9

Samsung promised us Disney AR Emojis for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, and sure enough they're arriving here on launch day. One of the headline features on the Android smartphone, AR Emojis use the front-facing camera to track face and body movements and animate a virtual character on-screen.

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There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only version out now, too

There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only version out now, too

On the 13th of March, 2018, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released in its digital form with one pretty strange feature. Included with the purchase of the digital format was a music score-only version of the film, completely devoid of effects sounds or dialogue of any sort. This version required only one extra action after the film was purchased.

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