Star Wars

Come to the Dark Side. We have tea!

NEWS – This Darth Vader tea set is the perfect gift for the tea-loving Star Wars fan.  The tea-for-two set consists of a 20-oz teapot shaped like Vader’s helmet, two 6-oz cups that look like his chestplate, 2 saucers that have a chestplate and belt design, and a 1-cup sugar bowl.  Unfortunately, the ceramic set …

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Dammit, Jim! I’m a doctor, not a bartender!

NEWS – Bones could be both if he had these Star Trek on-the-rocks glasses.  These straight-sided glasses hold 10.5 ounces.  Each has been hand-etched with a different Star Trek emblem.  The designs are applied by sand-blasting, not chemical etching. The four designs are the Command symbol, Engineering symbol, Medical / Sciences symbol, and the Star Fleet Command logo.  A …

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Use the Force to make your own lightsaber knitting needles

NEWS – I’m currently learning to knit, and just like with every interest I have, I need to find as many accessories as I possibly can.  While searching for knitting accessories, I discovered plans for making a pair of lighted knitting needles that look like miniature lightsabers on the Instructables website.  You start with Lucite …

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These are the sneakers you’re looking for

NEWS – Let everyone know that you’re the ultimate Star Wars nerd when you come strutting into the room wearing a pair of R2-D2 sneakers from Po-Zu. Created under license by Lucasfilm and Disney, the R2-D2 sneakers are made of organic cotton featuring full coverage R2-D2 graphics and that high-top classic Converse style. The kicks …

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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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