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Join the dark side with your own posable Darth Vader metal figure

on Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Star Wars geeks will love this one. It’s a 5 inch tall Darth Vader figure from Herocross made of a hybrid metal material (not sure what that means exactly) with over 15 movable joints. The figure comes with four interchangeable hands to give Darth different gestures, a lightsaber (of course) and a display stand. TheRead More…

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Matt Ferguson’s Star Wars Trilogy on sale for a very limited time

on Saturday, September 6th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

These Star Wars art prints by Matt Ferguson allow you to pay homage to your favorite movies and add some artwork to your home or office.  These prints are very limited edition.  If you want one, you’ll need to place an order before Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 11:59PM ET.  The actual number of printsRead More…

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Come to the Dark Side. We have lava…

on Thursday, June 26th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News

We have lava lamps, anyway.  ThinkGeek has a pair of Star Wars Motion Lamps that look like the hilts of light sabers.  One looks like the hilt of Luke Skywalker’s ROTJ hilt with blue lava-like wax; the other looks like Darth Vader’s Empire hilt with red lava-like wax.  Each is 18″ tall, with a 4 3/4″ diameter base.  Because theyRead More…

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Lure Dad to the Dark Side for Father’s Day

on Friday, May 30th, 2014

Forget cookies…  Come to the Dark Side for the M&M candies!  With one of these Star Wars candy dispensers for his office, Dad can have a constant supply of snacks from his candy dispenser topped with Darth Vader or Darth Maul.  You can even get special Star Wars themed M&M candies for his dispenser.  EachRead More…

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Celebrate Star Wars day 2014

on Sunday, May 4th, 2014
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Today is May 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars day because … May the Fourth be with you. Get it? We love telling you about Star Wars themed gadgets and gizmos, so here is a small list of some of the more interesting items that we’ve covered in the past: Why fold a crane whenRead More…

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Why fold a crane when you could fold Yoda instead?

on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Are you interested in origami but not so interested in folding the traditional figures?  With the Star Wars Origami book, you can fold Star Wars robots, ships, and people.  There are instructions for folding 36 figures – from Boba Fett to R2-D2.  You’ll also get 72 sheets of specially designed origami paper, so your foldedRead More…

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Brando STAR WARS Darth Vader Lightsaber Portable Battery Charger review

on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

As huge Sci-Fi geeks and Star Wars fans, the Gadgeteer Kid and I have literally dozens of lightsabers kicking around our house. So, when Brando recently introduced a novelty smartphone accessory in the shape of Darth Vader’s lightsaber, I offered to take a look to see if the PowerBank was worthy enough to represent theRead More…

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This stormtrooper can carry your burdens

on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Posted in: Bags, Kid Gadgets, News

If you know a kid who’s a Star Wars fan, you might want to consider this Storm Trooper Backpack (their spelling) for the next gift-giving occasion.  This is 26″ tall, has adjustable shoulder straps, and it unzips on the back. Based on the photo, I don’t think it has a lot of capacity, so itRead More…

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Come to the Dark Side. We have cold beverages.

on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Actually, both sides can have cold beverages with this ice tray sets from Convenient Gadgets & Gifts.  For $17.95, you’ll get a set of two silicone Star Wars Ice Cube Trays.  Each tray makes different numbers and sizes of cubes, depending on the design.  There are six sets to choose from.  The first set hasRead More…

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Get your bounty hunter on with The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett

on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News

We showed you “Star Wars: The Jedi Path“. We piqued your interest in the dark side with the “Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side“. Now we want to expose your inner bounty hunter with “The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett“. Written by Daniel Wallace, Ryder Windham and Jason FryRead More…

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Let Leia and Han proclaim your love

on Friday, January 24th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News

Valentine’s Day isn’t far, far away, but you still have time to get your honey a set of cufflinks that proclaim your love in the coolest way possible.  The I Love You / I Know cufflinks are 0.75″ square, made of rhodium-plated base metal with enamel, and have a fixed back closure with a StarRead More…

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Star Wars business card cases

on Monday, January 20th, 2014
Posted in: Gear, News, Pocket Gear

If the black Han Solo in cabonite business card case wasn’t for you, perhaps these will be more for your liking.  Amazon has several Kotobukiya Star Wars Business Card Holders that are being “offered for the first time outside of Japan.”  They have a “reflective metallic construction”, and they are embossed with R2-D2, storm trooper, DarthRead More…

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ThinkGeek Star Wars Family Car Decals review

on Saturday, January 18th, 2014
Posted in: Car Gear, Reviews

A Star Wars fan, I am. A ThinkGeek fan, I am as well. A great match, this is! Ahem. Well, you’ve all seen the little white stickers that adorn the rear window on so many minivans. Typically stick figures, there will usually be one for Dad, one for Mom, one for each of the kiddosRead More…

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Use the dark side to charge your gadgets

on Thursday, January 16th, 2014

This replica of Darth Vader’s lightsaber doubles as an external battery pack that can charge all your USB devices. It is an officially licensed Star Wars Series power charger featuring an rechargeable 2800mAh battery with 5V@1.2A output through its full sized USB connector. It’s controlled with an On/Off switch that also toggles four red LEDsRead More…

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Let Darth Vader be your guide in your travels through the dark

on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

If your kid needs a night light or perhaps you’d just like an accent light with a touch of the Dark Side, check out the Star Wars Mood Lights.  They look like Darth Vader’s or a Storm Trooper’s helmet, and they have five LEDs inside to provide enough light to keep the dark at bay.Read More…

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Unlock secrets from the Dark Side

on Monday, December 30th, 2013
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Larry Geisz told us how to unlock our inner Jedi, and now this kit will help us unloose the power of the Dark Side.  The Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side (Vault Edition) is a book and artifacts stored in a pyramid-shaped vault.  In addition to the book, which is filled with instruction manualsRead More…

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Anyone remember X-Wing vs TIE Fighter?

on Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

Anyone??? I am so not the gamer… But I use to love playing X-Wing vs TIE Fighter for hours on end, back in the day, when the only HD you had was real life, hard drives were in single digit megabytes and connectivity was two modems barely holding onto each other over phone lines. ForRead More…

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R2D2 is my co-pilot – and my power source!

on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

This is rather expensive for a USB car charging station, but could it be any cuter?  The R2D2 USB Car Charger from ThinkGeek sits beside you in a drink holder;  his arms adjust so that he will fit in most holders.  Plug him into your car’s power outlet, and he’ll be able to charge twoRead More…

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Add a touch of Rebellion to casual Fridays

on Friday, November 15th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous, News

These Star Wars Polo Shirts from ThinkGeek lets you show your undying fandom without violating dress codes.  After all, what’s the big difference between wearing somebody’s reptile logo or Boba Fett’s Mandalorian symbol on your chest, other than the coolness factor?  The Imperial insignia is available in black on heather gray shirts, the Rebel AllianceRead More…

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Explore the Milky Way with Darth Vader

on Monday, October 28th, 2013
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

Did you realize yet that it’s less than two months until Christmas?  If you have a budding astronomer or a devoted Star Wars enthusiast on your gift list, you need to check out the SEGATOYS HomeStar STAR WARS Darth Vader Planetarium from Brando.  This planetarium projects about 10,000 stars on an approximately 106 inch field atRead More…

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Sit at the bar with Darth Vader

on Friday, October 25th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

If you’re looking to spiff up your breakfast bar or turn the rumpus room into your own version of the Mos Eisley Cantina, ThinkGeek can help you outfit your room.   These Star Wars Bar Stools have chrome-plated, base-metal legs and cushioned vinyl-covered seats.  The seats do not spin like some bar stools do, butRead More…

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Your business cards will be well-protected, if they survive the freezing process

on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

How to keep your business cards safe from the grubby mitts of those pesky Jawas?  Store them in the Han Solo in Carbonite Business Card Case from ThinkGeek.  Made of metallic zinc alloy, it is jet back and features the haunting likeness of everyone’s favorite scoundrel…er, nice man… in raised 3D sculpt.  A spring-loaded trayRead More…

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The most iconic messenger bag in the galaxy?

on Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Posted in: Bags, News

Raaawwwrr!  What else would everyone’s favorite loyal Wookiee co-pilot use to carry his gadgets (and maybe snacks) besides the Star Wars Chewbacca Messenger Bag?  Originating as a Comic Con exclusive item, this bag has been (somewhat) faithfully reproduced by ThinkGeek, with the main portion of the bag made from brown, (perhaps not Chewie-approved) vegan-friendly, imitationRead More…

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Every car can be the Millennium Falcon

on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Posted in: Car Gear, News

Okay, this is a little hokey, but it’s perfect for the die-hard Star Wars fan.  This Plasticolor 003700R01 Star Wars Accordion Sunshade keeps your car cooler, and it makes it look cooler, too!  The accordion-fold sunshade is made of plastic, so the colors are more sun-fast than those cardboard sunshades.  It’s $21.99 at Amazon.  That’s aRead More…

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Star Wars Cookie Cutters for your next May the 4th Be With You party

on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

If you want to be a real Jedi Master party host at your next May the 4th Be With You celebration, hop in your T-16 Skyhopper and brave the Jundland Wastes to score a set of these Star Wars Heroes & Villains Cookie Cutters from Williams-Sonoma.  They include the four iconic likenesses of Darth Vader,Read More…