Star Wars

star-wars-book-of-sith

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 manuals [...]

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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. For [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, News
r2d2-usb-charger

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 two [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Car Gear, News
star-wars-polo-shirts

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 Alliance [...]

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HSDarthVader-planetarium

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 at [...]

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star-wars-counter-stools

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, but [...]

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thinkgeek_hansoloincarbonitebusinesscardcase

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 tray [...]

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thinkgeek-chewbaccamessengerbag

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, imitation [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News
star-wars-sun-shade

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 a [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News
starwarscookiecutters

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, [...]

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StarWars-iPhone5-case

May the iPhorce be with you!  Or May the fourth be past you? (Ooh yes, that was terrible!) Add some geektastic fun to your iPhone 4/4S or 5 by covering it with one of these Star Wars limited edition cases. You can choose from C-3PO, Chewbacca (even has fur on it), Darth Vader, or R2-D2.  They [...]

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Posted in: Cases, Covers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
disney-stormtrooper-figurine

If you'll be at Disney's Hollywood Studios in the next few weekends, you can have yourself immortalized as a 3D Stormtrooper figurine for only $99.95 (plus shipping and taxes).  The D-Tech Me experience is a 10-minute process that uses the "world’s highest-resolution, single-shot 3D face scanner created by [Disney's] Imagineering scientists with Disney Research labs. That [...]

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r2d2-cufflinks

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 R2D2 [...]

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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 the [...]

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tervis-star-wars-tumblers

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 the [...]

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Chewbacca Bath Robe

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.  A [...]

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Fold the paper, you will.

star-wars-origami

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 different [...]

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talking-yoda-sentry

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 x [...]

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Millenium Falcon Bottle Opener

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 to [...]

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star-wars-earbuds

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 your [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, News