Coca-Cola Singapore has harnessed the power of OLED displays for its latest promotion to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. These special-edition, sugar-free Coca-Cola bottles feature light-up, glowing lightsabers wielded by Rey and Kylo Ren. These battery-powered OLED bottles can light up around 500 times, which glow when touched. Unfortunately, there are no built-in sound effects. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Funko Pop’s Baby Yoda won’t be released until after Christmas, but you’ll be able to snag one before they sell out in stores for just $8.78, this week only, originally $10.99. Inspired by the Disney+ live action series Star Wars: The Mandalorian, this tiny creature is a perfect addition to your POP collection. Product page. Read more for a video and additional information.
Inventor Colin Furze teamed up with Lucasfilm and BBC Children in Need to create a real-life Star Wars Landspeeder in celebration of the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The SoroSuub Corporation X-34 Landspeeder used by Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope has been recreated using a Yamaha golf buggy chassis as the base. The interior/cockpit is made of plywood, while the bodywork is steel sheet hand-formed over a fabricated steel frame. Read more for a the build video and additional information.
If you’ve been seeking a piece of Star Wars-like technology that can be purchased now, then look no further than the Voxon VX1 Volumetric Display. Put simply, it’s a real-life hologram table that enables you to view 3D objects and animations from all angles without requiring special glasses. The display achieves this by using 3D printed slices of light stacked in layers. Read more for a video and additional information.
You’ve most likely seen the Le Creuset Star Wars collection, and now, characters from the iconic space opera are back, but in Instant Pot form. This new line is available exclusively at Williams Sonoma, and the Instant Pot “Star Wars” collection features five new designs, with prices ranging from $80 to $120. The smallest being BB-8’s Instant Pot Duo Mini, which is a three-quart pressure cooker in the droid’s signature orange, gray, and white livery. It’s perfect for smaller meals and side dishes with seven functions: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director JJ Abrams previews Kylo’s Knights of Ren in the latest teaser trailer. Apparently, these deadly foes will play a large role in the new movie, but fans may need to wait until December 19th for confirmation. Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker starts off the “Fate” TV spot with a voiceover where he says “Confronting fear is the destiny of a Jedi” as a standoff between Rey and Kylo Ren is set up. Read more for the video and additional information.
First seen a couple of years ago, AR500 Armor partnered with Heckler & Koch, TEA Headsets, Sog Knives & Tools, Armasight, SureFire, Wilcox Industries Corp, and Team Wendy to create a line of ballistic armor inspired by the Mandalorian bounty hunters from Star Wars. If you’re not familiar with these bounty hunters, the armor is a unifying symbol of the clans that allow them to identify easily as fearsome warriors while being customizable enough to tell who is who. Read more for a video and additional information.
United Airlines has just launched a Star Wars-themed Boeing 737-800 to celebrate the release of “The Rise of Skywalker.” It has been styled with dueling Resistance and First Order livery, with flights set for the US, Canada, Central America, as well as the Caribbean. Want to book a flight? Passengers can do so by simply looking up the aircraft’s tail number, N36272. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Samsung has just announced a special edition Galaxy Note 10+ ahead of the December 20 release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. This handset features Star Wars-inspired design elements and digital content, complete with specially designed case, a collector’s metal badge, an S Pen, and even a pair of Galaxy Buds. You’ll also get Star Wars-themed content including wallpapers, shutdown animations, icons and sounds to enjoy. Read more for a video, another picture and additional information.