star wars

  • 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

  • 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

  • Get A Free Star Wars Edition Google Cardboard

    Get A Free Star Wars Edition Google Cardboard

    The Star Wars: Force Awakens train is a rollin’ and Google has gotten involved in a few different ways. One was by offering a special edition Google Cardboard in four Star Wars limited edition themes in Verizon stores on December 2nd. They were handed out to Verizon customers for free, but I was told that a lot of stores ran out. Welp. If you want one, you can still get one. For free. Read More

  • 67 Photos From Inside Disney’s Secret Star Wars Press Event

    About two weeks ago, we got an email inviting us to an event. All it said: it was about Star Wars, and it would take place in Los Angeles. Where in LA? They’d tell us right before it all went down. What was the actual event? They couldn’t really say, but we’d want to be there. No video allowed for most of it. No geotagging our location in pictures. I knew it wasn’t… Read More

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