Star Wars

star-wars-lamps

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 they [...]

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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.  Each [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Geek Toys, Home and Kitchen, News
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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 [...]

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star-wars-origami

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 folded [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Geek Toys, News
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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 the [...]

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storm-trooper-backpack

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 it [...]

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Posted in: Bags, Kid Gadgets, News
star-wars-ice-trays

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 has [...]

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The Bounty Hunter Code

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 Fry [...]

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leia-solo-cufflinks

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 Star [...]

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star-wars-business-card-holders

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, Darth [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News, Pocket Gear
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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 kiddos [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, Reviews
darth-batt

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 LEDs [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
star-wars-mood-lighting

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. [...]

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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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