star wars

  • This 3D-Printed Star Destroyer Is Two Feet Long

    This 3D-Printed Star Destroyer Is Two Feet Long

    The Star Destroyer, one of the largest ships in the Star Wars universe, has been recreated in excruciating detail in the form of a two-foot long 3D-printed ship consisting of thousands of small parts. It was, as the creator suggested, a big job. You can check out a set of images here but, sadly, there aren’t plans just yet. Using a PowerSpec 3D Pro printer and three rolls of filament… Read More

  • How BB-8 Works

    How BB-8 Works

    By now, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve seen the new Star Wars movie — and for those who haven’t, don’t worry: no spoilers here. At long last, we’ve got a much-needed dose of Starfighters, Rebel Alliances, Lasers, and droids. BB-8, the adorable successor to R2-D2, has captured hearts and minds. As lovable as it is, and even with as much life as… Read More

  • Apple Music Rolls Out “Star Wars” Radio

    Apple Music Rolls Out “Star Wars” Radio

    What’s this? Another major tech company has found a way to capitalize on consumers’ fervor for the new “Star Wars” movie? Shocking! The latest to join the fray is Apple, which has today added a new “Star Wars”-themed radio station to its streaming music service, Apple Music. The station, now appearing under Apple Music’s “Featured”… Read More

  • Fear Leads To The Dark Side So Install This Chrome Extension To Stop Star Wars Spoilers

    Fear Leads To The Dark Side So Install This Chrome Extension To Stop Star Wars Spoilers

    You’re a Star Wars fan. At least, your chances of being a Star Wars fan are very high, considering what I know about our lovely TechCrunch readership. Plus, you clicked on this headline. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to hit major theaters on December 18, which means that you have exactly 48 hours to wade through the internet without seeing a spoiler. Luckily, a new Chrome extension… Read More

  • Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Will Make You Believe, Again

    Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Will Make You Believe, Again

    There was a time when songs used to come packaged together as things called “albums” that you had to listen to in order. This created an indelible link between the songs placed near each other on a record, tape or CD. To this day, if I hear Aerosmith’s Magic Touch — off of the still incredible Permanent Vacation — I expect to hear the familiar strains of Rag… Read More

  • Thanks To Google, Your Phone Now Doubles As A Lightsaber

    Thanks To Google, Your Phone Now Doubles As A Lightsaber

    Every single time I see something else pushing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” I roll my eyes. And then I try something else where I think “OK, that was pretty smart.” Disney has teamed up with every brand known to man to promote the film, which premiered last night in Los Angeles. One of the partners Disney has gone deep down into the bag of tricks with is Google. Read More

  • Lightsaber Yourself With Facebook’s Star Wars Profile Pics

    Lightsaber Yourself With Facebook’s Star Wars Profile Pics

    Show you’re down with The Force this week then hide your Jedi ways with Facebook’s new Star Wars temporary profile pictures. Just in time for the release of The Force Awakens, click here then hit the Try It button and Facebook will let you add a scary red Dark Side cross-guard lightsaber or a benevolent blue over one of your photos. Then you can make it your profile pic and set… Read More

  • 9 Etsy-Made Gifts That Keep Holiday Giving Weird

    I’ve always found that the weirder gifts, no matter how much they cost, are the ones that people appreciate the most. Sure, you could send someone a boring gift card or a basic-ass iPhone case, but why? Spend some extra time on the always awesome Etsy and give back to the community while gifting some of the funniest and weirdest stuff you’ll find. And a lot of it is customizable. Read More

  • Giphy Cam Adds Star Wars Overlays In First Introduction Of Featured Content

    Giphy Cam Adds Star Wars Overlays In First Introduction Of Featured Content

    Giphy Cam, the app that lets you create and share your own GIFs with a few clicks, is today unveiling its first featured content layer in the form of Star Wars overlays. In other words, users can add Storm Trooper helmets and Light Sabers, among many more Star Wars-themed overlays, to their GIFs in an instant. Giphy Cam launched back in August of this year with a simple goal: to make GIFs as… Read More

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