Star Wars

Use the Force and the Millennium Falcon multi-tool kit for repairs

The Star Wars Millennium Falcon is a 4″ x 3″ multi-tool kit that easily fits in a pocket.  It’s made of die-cast zinc alloy, with the hex keys and screw drivers made of carbon steel.  The ship’s design cleverly conceals four hex keys, two screwdrivers (one flat-head, one philipps), and an adjustable wrench built into the …

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Otterbox’s new ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ cases are the best co-pilot any iPhone could ask for

On Tuesday, Otterbox released their new Solo: A Star Wars Story collection of iPhone cases in anticipation of the 2018 Star Wars film. They join the previously released Galactic Collection of Star Wars Otterbox cases as part of the companies Symmetry Series. “You don’t have to be a scoundrel to protect your favorite co-pilot,” said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. “Star …

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Read by the light of your light saber

ThinkGeek has come through with another Star Wars-themed product that’s as useful as it is cool.  This time they have a Star Wars Lightsaber Book Light.  The officially-licensed clip-on LED book light features a lightsaber hilt with one LED instead of a plasma blade and an 11″ flexible neck.  The hilt is 4″ long and a …

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Propel Star Wars TIE Advanced X1 Collector’s Edition Drone review

I’ve been a Star Wars fan since being mind-blown by Episode IV: A New Hope at a drive-in with my parents back in the summer of ’77. It was only my first of hundreds of viewings of the classic original film, but since I was only about 5 years old at the time, my memories of that …

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Something new for Star Wars fans: Wooden model kits!

If you are a Star Wars fan and are looking for a new collectible, try these wooden model kits.  You can build your own Millennium Falcon, X-Wing fighter, or TIE fighter with these kits from Lee Valley Tools.  Each kit has laser-cut plywood pieces that punch out and assemble without the use of glue. Each …

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Hasbro’s Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie might just be the most adorable thing in the galaxy

There were a lot of cool things unveiled at this year’s New York Toy Fair, but Hasbro may have topped them all when they introduced the galaxy to the Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie. As the newest addition to their FurReal line not only is the 16” tall animatronic fuzz ball cute to look at he also …

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These are the charging stations you were looking for!

ThinkGeek once again serves up useful gear in a cool form factor.  This Star Wars R2-D2 AC / USB Power Station expands a single US standard Type B wall outlet socket into a charging station for all our mobile gear.  R2 is big and will block the second socket on the wall outlet, but it will provide …

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R2-D2’s dome can blast your tunes or answer your phone!

R2-D2 is arguably the most recognizable and beloved droid in the world (well, probably the galaxy). And the kindred spirits at ThinkGeek know this. They’ve created the Star Wars R2-D2 Bluetooth Speakerphone so you can use good ol’ R2 to blast your tunes as well as answer your phone. Not only that, but he also …

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This Death Star Bluetooth Speaker actually LEVITATES

“This speaker is now the ultimate power in the universe.  I suggest we use it.”  I may be paraphrasing Admiral Motti of the Imperial Navy a bit here, but I think it’s appropriate. The Official Star Wars Levitating Death Star Speaker from Plox does indeed look powerful, and wickedly cool. Per the Plox site, “The …

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Star Wars – The Last Jedi Portable Battery Charger With Laser Pointer review

So you’re a discerning Star Wars fan. You thought you had all the toys and gear… until now. How about a lightsaber that’s also a charger for your portable devices and a laser pointer? What, you don’t have one of those? This is your lucky day. We’re going to find out more. We’d be honored …

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OtterBox Symmetry Series Star Wars iPhone case review

Long ago in a news story several pages down Julie Strietelmeier first revealed that Otterbox is harnessing of the power of the Force to protect your iPhone. I have been chosen to reveal how the Symmetry case can protect your phone from the force of everyday use and the occasional “disturbance in the force. ”  …

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A leather Star Wars iPhone X case…Yes please

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been out for about a week now and if you’ve seen it but still can’t get enough Star Wars goodness Hex has you covered. Their new Limited Edition leather iPhone cases feature five different iconic characters from the movies. Darth Vader, Boba Fett, R2-D2, Storm Trooper and X-Wing Fighter. There are …

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Learn to draw, build, or stitch a galaxy far, far away

Crafty fans of Star Wars will enjoy this series of books from Quarto Knows.  With the Master Models series, you can build scenes from Star Wars movies, construct models of characters (like Darth Vader or R2-D2) or ships (like the Millennium Falcon).  The Learn to Draw series helps you learn, step-by-step, how to draw your …

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That’s no moon! That’s a Death Star Dome Tent!

ThinkGeek follows its grand tradition of providing us with great Star Wars collectibles and gear with the Death Star Dome Tent.  With a 7-foot diameter, the tent can sleep three Galactic Empire members.  It weighs only 11 pounds, so you won’t need an AT-AT walker to carry it.  It has a fast-click assembly frame with …

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Otterbox is harnessing of the power of the Force to protect your iPhone

When people want to wrap their smartphone in the ultimate protective case, they buy an Otterbox case. And now that protection comes with some extra geek appeal because Otterbox just announced their new collection of Star Wars inspired iPhone cases. Compatible with the iPhone 7, 8, 7 Plus, and 8 Plus, these five new Otterbox …

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