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...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 texture [...]

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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 saber [...]

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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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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 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 [...]

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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 a [...]

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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 details [...]

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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-color [...]

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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 or [...]

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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 in [...]

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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 of [...]

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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 will [...]

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We've had no shortage of Lego Star Wars-related clocks 'round these parts.  So in honor of Father's Day, check out this clock in the image of the "Dark Father" himself, the Lego Star Wars Darth Vader Minifigure Clock.  Except that this "mini" figure is not so mini, as he's a whopping 9+ inches of menacing [...]

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Seriously?  Really?  Has nerdery come to this?  Either that or this is the penultimate gift for that hard-to-buy-for nerd in your life.  If nothing else, it's one heck of a conversation piece as well. There are those individuals who will think this is, arguably, awesome...like my husband who pointed it out to me.  Just like [...]

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Ever wonder what side of the Force you'd fall on?  This build-your-own mini light saber Dark Side Detector kit will decide your fate for you.  Once assembled, the blade will either turn blue if your saber feels you are a Jedi or red if it feels the Sith running through you.  This is another product [...]

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For a long, long time now, in households far and near, a battle has raged over whether young padawans would be allowed to play with their parents' movie-realistic and super-expensive Force FX lightsaber replicas, or be relegated to the clunky, much cheaper toyish versions found at toy stores across the Outer Rim (and here on [...]

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Those clever nerds and monkeys at ThinkGeek have done it again.  Continuing their ice planet of Hoth product theme, and as a compliment to their Tauntaun Sleeping Bag, behold the Wampa Rug.  This "bearskin"-style floor rug is about 62" long by 30" wide and made of synthetic fur, with pillow head, vinyl claws and non-slip [...]

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Who can forget Han Solo's famous line, delivered with such matter-of-fact serenity in the face of imminent doom?  With this official Space Slug Oven Mitt from Star Wars Shop, you can re-enact that famous scene every time you grab your cookie sheet from the oven or kabob from the grill.  About 12 in long and [...]

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Remember "crispy Anakin" after his foolhardy attempt to best Obi-Wan and subsequent lava bath on the planet Mustafar?  Ah, good times.  Now you can burn the iconic visage of the galaxy's most infamous Sith Lord right into your breakfast with this Darth Vader Toaster from ThinkGeek.  It's got two pop-up slots and an adjustable temperature [...]

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ThinkGeek has another cute item for the Star Wars aficionado.  This little officially-licensed R2-D2 has 4 USB 2.0 ports along the base of his chassis.  His legs are articulated, so you can adjust his position to make him recline or stand straight.  He chirps, beeps, and squeals when you plug something into one of his [...]

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