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    22 of the Geekiest Ugly Christmas Sweaters Money Can Buy

    The ugly Christmas sweater is a holiday tradition that transcends denominations — if we can’t all be unified in glorious tackiness, there really is no hope for us. And, because the holiday season is all about hope, we’re going to deliver enough ugly, geeky sweaters to last you almost the entire month of December up […]

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    The Merch Awakens: 23 Ways to Get More Star Wars in Your Life

    We’re all excited for The Force Awakens — especially after that new trailer — but we’re just as stoked for the mountains of merch pouring forth from the floodgates opened when Disney bought Lucasfilm. Star Wars has been inextricably linked to its merch empire since the early days, but today that empire is striking back […]

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    LEGO Star Wars Droid Tales Finale Airs Tonight on Disney XD

    What’s the fastest way to get up to speed on the previous two trilogies in time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this December? Well, aside from a Wikipedia jaunt, it’s probably by watching Lego Star Wars Droid Tales, a miniseries that’s been airing on Disney XD semi-regularly since July. Ironically enough, the brief series […]

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    The Force is Strong in HP’s Star Wars Special Edition Laptop

    We knew the Return of the Merch was going to be overwhelming ahead of the December release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but even we didn’t see this one coming. HP is getting together with Disney to create a special edition Star Wars notebook to celebrate the movie’s premiere, including design details and something […]

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    Cats From All Angles – Facebook Introduces 360-Degree Videos

    Cats, no matter where you look. This will be reality of your Facebook news feed soon, now that the social network has introduced 360-degree videos with the help of their pet acquisition, Oculus VR. Facebook made the announcement today, paired with a 360-degree video from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The video features Rey’s speeder jetting […]

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    12 Must-Have Star Wars Swag From Force Friday

    A merch storm the likes of which we have never seen started last Friday, when Disney unleashed the irresistible power of Force Friday. Let’s just say the decision to release the movie the week before Christmas was a calculated decision that the Sith would be proud of, because loads of wallets are going to be […]

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens LEGO Sets Are Finally Unveiled

    Get ready — Lego started releasing their Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens sets as part of Disney’s Force Friday event last week, and you’d better believe there’s more where that came from. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves — there’s a lot already here to get through, so let’s start getting […]

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    BB-8 Droid Toy is Why Sphero Was Created

    When Sphero, the app-controlled ball, launched in 2012, we thought it was cool, but also just a ball that rolled around on the floor. It was not the most compelling toy, and we promptly forgot about it. Well, serendipity happened, and Sphero’s true potential has finally been unlocked. BB-8 is the droid Sphero was created […]

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    Bluetooth Star Wars Snow Globes Have Us Pumped for Episode VII

    Well, I was thinking more because snow globes are a winter novelty, but yeah, there’s that Episode VII thing to look forward to, too. I don’t know, maybe you’re just tired of sweating all the time. Whatever your reasons for pining for the cold darkness of the latter months, know that this winter will be […]

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    SMS Audio Star Wars Second Edition Headphones Review

    The force is strong with this one. SMS Audio is at it again with the release of the Second Edition of the Star Wars On-Ear headphones. What does that mean for Jedi younglings everywhere? How about the introduction of beautifully sculpted headphones featuring the personalities of Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and even a Tie Fighter. […]

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    Furbacca is Chewbacca in Furby Form!

    If you thought there was a ton of Star Wars merch before, just you wait. Not only does Disney now own Star Wars, there’s also a new Star Wars movie coming out this year. It’s a perfect storm, and we’re just starting to get a glimpse of the weather forecast. If Furbacca is any indication, […]

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    It Took 1000 Gummy Bears to Make This Darth Vader Mask

    What do you get when you mix the power of the dark side of the force and the chewy side of the candy aisle? You get this masterpiece from Orlando-based artist Crummy Gummy, a man who works with gummy bears as a medium, which is a legitimate artistic medium because everything is a legitimate artistic […]

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    Star Wars Characters Headphones, These Are the Droids You Are Looking For

    In a CES booth, far, far away… a Star Wars Headphone collection was announced, featuring headphones designed around the R2-D2, a Tie Fighter, Darth Vader, and Chewbacca. These are just plain awesome. These high-end earphones join their predecessors from last year’s Rebel Alliance, Stormtrooper, Galactic Empire and Boba Fett headphone collection. They come armed with passive […]

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    The Return of the Merch Continues With Star Wars Mini Speakers

    Star Wars merchandise is returning with a vengeance now that The Force Awakens is on its way. Today, we have these mini speakers from iHome. The tiny speakers come in R2-D2, C-3PO, and Darth Vader designs. Otherwise, nothing too fancy here—just small, battery-powered speakers with Micro USB and headphone jack ports. A simpler galaxy, ours. […]