Play Holochess with ARKit on Your iPhone with Star Wars: Jedi Challenges

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges for the iPhone and iPad just got a cool update that lets you play holochess without Lenovo’s Mirage AR headset. The new update takes advantage of ARKit and your iPhone or iPad’s camera so you can play in your livingroom, or anywhere else you have enough room to walk around the virtual holochess board. Star Wars: Jedi Challenges is free, and the new holochess mode requires an ARKit-compatible iPhone or iPad.

Play Holochess with ARKit on Your iPhone with Star Wars: Jedi Challenges

This iPhone Portable Hole Uses ARKit Face Tracking to Fool Your Eyes

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The iPhone X portable home, by @algomystic

Wow! Check out this portable hole app, posted to Twitter as a video by ΛLGΘMΨSΓIC (that’s @algomystic). According to the tweet, it was built with the Unity Engine, and uses ARKit’s Face Tracking feature to fool your eye. The app itself is in review at the App Store. I can’t wait to check it out!

Amazon Adds ARKit Shopping to its iPhone App

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Amazon AR View on iPhone

Amazon is making it easier to see how stuff looks in your home before you click the Buy button. The online retailer’s latest iPhone app update adds in ARKit support so you can virtually place items in your home while you’re shopping.