Latest Star Wars gadget news

Get your Star Wars loving hands on a life-sized BB-8 that responds to voice commands
Get your Star Wars loving hands on a life-sized BB-8 that responds to voice commands By Luke Edwards

If you're a fan of Star Wars and enjoyed The Force Awakens, you'll likely already have one of Sphero's BB-8 toys or be yearning to get one. Now there's another option, a full scale model of the movie's BB-8 drone you can own.Spin Master is the toy maker... Read more

If you want to play Star Wars Battlefront in style, these are the coats you're looking for
If you want to play Star Wars Battlefront in style, these are the coats you're looking for By Rik Henderson

Star Wars Battlefront is now available and it will no doubt be the game that garners the most attention for the next week or so. For good reason too as it's a truly superb looking game.Now you can be superb looking too while you play it, with some Star... Read more

Star Wars Stamp Collection, in pictures: Get them while you can
Star Wars Stamp Collection, in pictures: Get them while you can By Luke Edwards

The Star Wars Stamp Collection from Royal Mail is officially a thing. While Star Wars fans and stamp collectors are two different grades of geek, these special stickies are going to be hard for both camps to resist.The Star War stamps will come in 12... Read more

Huge Star Wars: The Force Awakens unboxing taking place on YouTube, new trailers coming too
Huge Star Wars: The Force Awakens unboxing taking place on YouTube, new trailers coming too By Rik Henderson

Disney is hosting the world's first-ever global live unboxing event on YouTube next week, where a whole stack of official Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will be revealed on a YouTube livestream.The merchandise will be revealed in stages as merchandise... Read more

R2-D2 Boeing Dreamliner proves the Star Wars bandwagon knows no limits
R2-D2 Boeing Dreamliner proves the Star Wars bandwagon knows no limits By Chris Hall

We've seen the toys, mugs, pajamas, and dinner plate set. We've used the water bottle, dressed in the costume, watched the films at the cinema (twice), own the VHS edition(s), own the DVDs, own the Blu-rays. But at least we now know there's no boundary... Read more

All the Star Wars posters have had an awesome Lego makeover
All the Star Wars posters have had an awesome Lego makeover By Luke Edwards

Star Wars has become available in Digital HD format so what better way to commemorate all six films than with a Lego homage?The brains at Lego and Disney have dug out all the Star Wars movie posters and given them the Lego treatment.From Star Wars: Episode... Read more

Madame Tussauds in London to open Star Wars exhibit with 16 wax figures in May
Madame Tussauds in London to open Star Wars exhibit with 16 wax figures in May By Elyse Betters

You don't have to wait to see Star Wars: Episode VII in cinemas later this year to immerse yourself in all-things Star Wars, because Madame Tussauds in London just unveiled a multimillion-dollar experience based on the epic space opera.Madame Tussauds... Read more

Dolby Cinema to offer light and shadow like real life, Star Wars VII could be compatible
Dolby Cinema to offer light and shadow like real life, Star Wars VII could be compatible By Luke Edwards

Dolby has announced it will open its first cinema this month in The Netherlands to take on IMAX.The plan is to use Dolby Vision screen technology in conjunction with its all-surrounding Dolby Atmos sound. Dolby Vision has been in the works for years and... Read more

Star Wars VII is being shot in IMAX format
Star Wars VII is being shot in IMAX format By Luke Edwards

Brilliant news has surface from the set of Star Wars VII – it's being filmed using IMAX cameras.The news appeared with the above photo, of what looks like a desert being shot as Tatooine, tweeted by @bad_robot.It isn't clear if the entire film is being... Read more

How to land a part in Star Wars: Episode VII
How to land a part in Star Wars: Episode VII By Luke Edwards

Any young padawans out there who wish to be schooled in the ways of the force are in luck. Star Wars: Episode VII has already begun filming but that doesn't mean it's too late to get involved. In fact there are plenty of ways to get involved with the... Read more

Star Wars Lightsaber tongs can help flip your BBQ wookie meat
Star Wars Lightsaber tongs can help flip your BBQ wookie meat By Luke Edwards

Before we describe the Star Wars Lightsaber BBQ Tongs please be aware that the headline was a joke. Eating wookie meat is not advisable as they're big, hairy and short tempered. But using the tongs for earth meats is fine.Designed to look like a Lightsaber,... Read more

Darth Vader Lightsaber USB charger makes the force strong with your phone
Darth Vader Lightsaber USB charger makes the force strong with your phone By Luke Edwards

As the merchandise-powered money-making machine known as Disney gets fired up for another Star Wars movie we suspect this lightsaber charger is just the beginning for official products. But what a great way to start.If this were any more like Darth Vader's... Read more

Star Wars lightsaber relay takes in the Googleplex on way to Comic-Con
Star Wars lightsaber relay takes in the Googleplex on way to Comic-Con By Rik Henderson

For the second year in a row, Star Wars fans are taking part in Course of the Force, a lightsaber relay charity running event starting in the San Francisco Bay Area in the US and ending at Comic-Con 2013 in San Diego later this week. And, as part of the... Read more

Star Wars Stormtrooper leather motorcycle suit lets you show Imperial allegiance
Star Wars Stormtrooper leather motorcycle suit lets you show Imperial allegiance By Stuart Miles

Star Wars fan, tick. Motorbike fan, tick. Good now that we’ve got that out of the way you are going to have to take a seat. What you see is the official Star Wars Stormtrooper motorcycle suit for you to own and ride in.“Inspired by the classic STAR... Read more

Real life "Star Wars" lightsaber burns skin
Real life "Star Wars" lightsaber burns skin By Rik Henderson

It may have Star Wars fanboys frothing at the mouth, but it'll soon have them queuing at the local burns and eye injury clinics. The Spyder III Pro Arctic Series laser pointer, which is modelled to imitate a lightsaber, comes with a warning that it "will... Read more

Darth Vader Phone lets you ring the Dark Side
Darth Vader Phone lets you ring the Dark Side By Stuart Miles

Remember those Mickey Mouse or Garfield phones of the 80s?Well it seems they maybe back. BoysStuff have started to sell the official Star Wars Darth Vader Phone.Designed in the shape of his infamous helmet, the Darth Vader Phone doesn't do anything as... Read more