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The Fourth is strong with these Apple Star Wars mashups

Apple and Star Wars are forces to be reckoned with. These two cultural powerhouses deliver endless entertainment and inspire extreme fandom. Mash the two of them together and you’ve got the technocultural equivalent of an atom smasher. Or a Reese’s…Read more ›

Annie Leibowitz unmasks the villains of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

  You’ve seen the latest Star Wars trailer like 50 times, and you’re probably still wondering, “Who is that guy under the sick mask?!” Ok, well there are a couple awesome masked characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but…Read more ›

This is what new Star Wars droid BB-8 would look like in space gray

With its roly-poly looks and infectious personality, new droid BB-8 looks primed to be a real scene-stealer when Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters at the end of the year. And now we know what the ballsy little bot…Read more ›

These kids can’t handle the awesomeness of new Star Wars trailer

Looks like you don’t need to be a long-time Star Wars fan to totally geek out over The Force Awakens trailer that appeared online last week, as these cuties so ably prove. Even super young babies get it: this is…Read more ›

Control a Star Wars droid with your iPhone, you will

Soon you’ll be able to control the cute new robotic star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with your iPhone. The toy version of BB-8, the droid with an R2-D2-style head perched precariously atop a rolling round body, will pop…Read more ›

18 things we learned from the new Star Wars trailer

J.J. Abrams whetted our appetite for more lightsaber dueling action with the first Episode VII teaser trailer last year, but today’s release of the new trailer has got us counting down the days until Christmas. We’re still eight months away…Read more ›

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser brings fans back ‘home’

“The Force is strong in my family,” says Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker voices over this second teaser trailer for the hotly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie that will hit the big screen this coming December. “My father has…Read more ›

J.J. Abrams rocks on Apple Watch for Star Wars Celebration panel

Being pals with Jony Ive definitely has its benefits. Just ask J.J. Abrams, the director of the upcoming Star Wars movie. At a panel for The Force Awakens during the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, Abrams showed up wearing an Apple Watch. It looks…Read more ›

New Guitar Hero will turn you into a realistic rock star

You’re in the green room, waiting for your curtain call. You can hear the throngs of rabid fans in the audience, just waiting for you and your group of rock and roll rebels to take the stage. You and your…Read more ›

Apple’s new gesture tech could bring Star Wars-style Force controls to Mac

Apple may have already used the name “Force Touch” for its touch-sensitive tech, but if you’re a sci-fi fan who’s ever dreamed of wielding The Force to control your Mac with an Obi Wan-like sweep of the hand, you could…Read more ›