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Let R2D2 be your data courier

on Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

I know everybody has cloud storage accounts now and probably never use USB jump drives anymore, but I couldn’t resist telling you about the R2D2 USB Flash Drive Cufflinks from CuffLinks.com.  I’ve always had a thing for USB jewelry, and I have a big, flashy USB necklace that looks like a crystal-encrusted padlock.  These R2D2Read More…

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Unlock your inner Jedi with Vault Edition of The Jedi Path book

on Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Now, I know what you are thinking, how does a book rate a mention on a gadget site? It does when the book is The Jedi Path:A Manual for Students of the Force and comes in a mechanical vault. This Vault Edition of the Jedi Path comes with: hardcover version of the book letter tracing theRead More…

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May the beverage be with you

on Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Julie has reviewed the Tervis water bottle (see related links), and I have a lot of Tervis tumblers in various shapes and sizes.  They work great to keep your beverage hot or cold and prevent rings on your furniture from condensation.  Tervis has just announced a line of Star Wars designs that should please theRead More…

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Be a big walking carpet

on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Another day, another awesome Star Wars item.  Today’s offering is a hooded, 100% polyester robe that suspiciously resembles everyone’s favorite Wookie.  Although I’m fairly sure it’s not a licensed LucasFilms (Disney?) product, it looks pretty accurate, complete with Chewie’s bandolier stitched across the chest (front AND back) and large pocket to mimic Chewie’s pouch.  ARead More…

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Fold the paper, you will.

on Friday, December 28th, 2012
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

If you like origami – or just Star Wars – you’ll enjoy folding your own Yoda or Millennium Falcon.  The Star Wars Origami kit is a bit of a cheat, because it uses special paper printed with the details.  It comes with a book with complete instructions for folding the papers to create 36 differentRead More…

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Have Yoda stand guard over your gear

on Sunday, November 4th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, Geek Toys, News

This little Motion Activated Talking Yoda Sentry from Hammacher Schlemmer stands armed and ready to protect your gear.  When he detects motion, his lightsaber illuminates and he says one of his six phrases, such as “still much to learn you have” or “a disturbance in the Force there is.”  He’s made of plastic, stands 9″ tall xRead More…

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Millenium Falcon bottle opener – “You’ve never heard of the Millenium Falcon?”

on Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Capable of opening a beer in 12 parsecs, the Millenium Falcon bottle opener from ThinkGeek is one of the more useful pieces of Star Wars  merchandise. The opener is officially licensed (where will it stop Mr Lucas?), exclusive to ThinkGeek and measures 4″ x 3.25″. It includes a magnet on the back to attach toRead More…

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These are the ‘phones you’re looking for

on Friday, October 12th, 2012

Looking for a new pair of earbuds with a built-in microphone?  Well, these are the ‘phones you’re looking for!  ThinkGeek is offering Star Wars Earbuds in Darth Vader black or Storm Trooper white.  Each set has a helmet with an integrated microphone and a button on the back that can be used to pause/play yourRead More…

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Let R2D2 Bring a Touch of Class to Your Decor

on Thursday, October 4th, 2012

So you’re a big Star Wars fan, but your spouse won’t let you decorate the living room with your old movie posters.  What’s a fan to do?  Well, you could buy a piece by Tommervik to hang on your walls!  Fine Art America is offering Tommervik’s R2D2 as an art print, a canvas print, framed print, orRead More…

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Come to the Dark Side. We Have Lamps

on Friday, August 31st, 2012

This LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Lamp from ThinkGeek sheds some dark light on your desk.  The Darth Vader figure is 7.5″ tall and has poseable arms and legs.  He can even be used off his stand.  The lightsaber has 12 bright, red LEDs and is powered by 3 AAA batteries (or optional USB power). Read More…

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Uncle Milton Force Glove – “Discover the Power of Magnets, You Will”

on Monday, August 20th, 2012
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

From Uncle Milton, the Force Glove disappointingly doesn’t actually use the Force but rather magnets.  The glove is part of their educational Star Wars Science Range. By changing the polarity of the magnets, you can either “Force Push” or “Force Pull” the supplied Droids or Light Sabre. Available for $16.99 from the Uncle Milton Store.

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Spiff Up Your Starship: Star Wars Family Decals

on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
Posted in: Car Gear, News

By now most of us have seen the little stickers on the backs of minivans.  They uusally depict a series of cartoony figures of dad, mom, kids and sometimes pets in descending height order.  Sure, they’re cute and all, but maybe a bit ho-hum.  How about showing off your Star Wars fanboy/fangirl-ness with a setRead More…

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Star Wars Light-up Saber Chopsticks

on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Don’t feel that Mr Lucas has milked his series enough and feel the need to give him more money?  :)  These illuminated Star Wars Chopsticks are from NCSX  and are available for pre-order in Sith red or Jedi blue for $22.90 a pair.

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iPhone Cases That Might Pull Your Arms Out Of Their Sockets…

on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

…Wookiees are known to do that, you know.  And so might the coolness of these Star Wars iPhone cases from PowerA.  Officially licensed, four of these six new cases have been designed in the likeness of some of the most iconic charactes in pop culture history: Darth Vader, C-3PO, R2-D2 and Chewbacca.  Molded-in, realistic details provide rich textureRead More…

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Just don’t call it a Lightsaber

on Sunday, May 6th, 2012
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Fellow Star Wars fangirls/boys, we are one step closer to finally getting ourselves an actual lightsaber!  Wicked Lasers has given us the very first “lasersaber” (cough, lightsaber, cough).  The saber attachment  is compatible and fits around  any of their Spyder-3 model lasers.  It’s comprised of an aircraft-grade aluminum hilt and 32″ polycarbonate blade.  When the saberRead More…

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May the 4th Be With You! Free Pit Droids for iOS!

on Friday, May 4th, 2012

May the 4th Be With You!  A happy Star Wars Day, I wish you!  To celebrate this Star Wars Day, Star Wars Pit Droids is free to download this weekend from the iTunes App Store. A fun little game it is.  And for free—try it, you should.  Enjoy it, you just might!  Hmm, yes!

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Jedi Training Ball Alarm Clock – Use the Force Luke

on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Mmmm young Padawans,  shoot sparks to wake you up in the morning this Wesco Star Wars Jedi Training Ball Alarm Clock will not. But Force push umm…. throw it you must for the alarm to turn off. Available for preorder (expected delivery April/May) from Frontline Hobbies Australia for $29.99AU (approx $32US ).

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The Lightsaber Room Light is Your Nightlight

on Saturday, February 11th, 2012
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

The Sharper Image says “aspiring knights will learn plenty about ‘The Force’ as they build their own Lightsaber Room Light“.  (Though not as much as Dave Rees and the Gadgeteer Kid learned building their sabers. )  This lightsaber runs on 5 AAA batteries (not included) and comes with a remote control.  You can choose fromRead More…

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Han Solo in Carbonite Case for iPhone 4/4S

on Sunday, December 25th, 2011

I don’t know enough about Star Wars to make lots of witty remarks about Han Solo and Jabba the Hutt, but you might like this iPhone 4/4S case if you do.  The Han Solo in Carbonite case is from zazzle.  They start with a Speck Fitted Hard Shell Case for iPhone 4/4S and add aRead More…

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Let R2-D2 and C-3PO Serenade You

on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Check out this cute audio player in the shape of two of our all time favorite Star Wars characters R2-D2 and C-3PO. The R2-D2 shaped player has a 2GB capacity, that will allow storage of up to 500 songs which can be played with or without the C-3PO shaped earphones. There aren’t many extra detailsRead More…

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The Force is With These Moleskine Notebooks

on Saturday, September 10th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Moleskine has new limited-edition Star Wars notebooks in both the Pocket (3.5 X 5.5 inch) and the Large (5 X 8.25) inch sizes.  There’s two designs for each size:  The Empire (shown) and The Rebel Alliance.  The covers are printed with metallic inks, and the endpapers have space-scape designs.  Each book also has a full-colorRead More…

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Come to the Dark Side – We Play CDs

on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Playing CDs never seemed so dangerous as when Darth Vader plays them for you.  Hammacher Schlemmer offers this Darth Vader CD Player – just lift his helmet to insert a CD.  There’s also an AM/FM radio with telescopic antenna.  A digital display and buttons on the base let you tune in a radio station orRead More…

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Forget carbonite. Encase your favorite smuggler (or droid) in ice with these.

on Monday, July 25th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Oh, the references abound.  Ice world of Hoth.  There isn’t enough life on this ice cube to fill a space cruiser.  Frozen in carbonite.  My joints are almost frozen.  Now you can have just the right addition to your cantina cocktails for that Jabba the Hutt party you’ve been planning with the Han Solo inRead More…

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Star Wars Costume Hoodies

on Sunday, July 17th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Star Wars fans will want to buy these hoodies now so they’ll be ready for the first cold fall day.  ThinkGeek is offering long-sleeved 60% cotton/40% polyester hoodies decorated to look like Boba Fett, Darth Vader, or a Stormtrooper. The hoodies have ribbed cuffs and bottom and two pockets on the front.  The back ofRead More…

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This is SO going to be on my (pre-)Christmas List!!!

on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

I originally saw this over on CNET.com and thought it newsworthy. LEGO just announce that it will be releasing a limited edition Star Wars model: Darth Vader’s personal flagship, the Super Star Destroyer EXECUTOR. This 3,152 brick model will be the longest Star Wars Lego model ever, measuring 50 inches in length. This behemoth willRead More…