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  • 06Aug

    Geek A Bye Baby celebrates the geeky family

    First there is WhenGeeksWed for assistance in thinking about ideas to celebrate geeky weddings, but what about that next step? Having a baby is an amazing time in your life. While there are some trying moments, it should be fun too. Geek-A-Bye-Baby gives us geeky families a way to celebrate our geeky fandoms. Everything from Star Wars to Dr. Who. The site started when Beth began to create fun things for her geeky baby. They started with a few items and today they have over 90 items in the store. The items range from burp clothes to bedding and costumes (you know you have to take monthly baby pictures anyway). But they also have products for nursing moms (lactation cookies) and custom made ring slings/mobys. I love this site so much because it shows that you don’t have to change who you are when you become a mom. You can

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  • 28Mar

    Create LEGO Star Wars-inspired Easter eggs

    If you have to do Easter eggs, why not do them on your terms? The great folks behind LEGO Star Wars sent us some steps on how to geekify your Easter. Following the steps below you can re-create all your favorite LEGO Star Wars characters including Yoda, Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. If you are looking for a gift for an Easter basket, The Empire Strikes Out – LEGO Star Wars dvd is available now. STEP #1 Hard boil your eggs To save a lot of mess and wasted time make sure you hard boil your eggs before decorating them. STEP #2 Choose your characters There are plenty of Star Wars characters to choose from, favourites of ours include Yoda, C-3PO, Darth Vader, R2-D2 and Darth Maul. STEP #3 Prepare your paint and colors To decorate your LEGO Star Wars inspired eggs it is best use either poster or acrylic

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  • 15Mar

    It’s Star Wars March Madness baby!

    It’s March Madness baby! Not everyone is thrilled to watch College Basketball (I love this time of year),but here is a tournament that everyone can enjoy. LucasFilm has created the “This is Madness” Star Wars Character Tournament. In this tournament it is Light vs Dark. The first round begins on March 18 and you can cast your votes at the This is Madness site. Here is Darth Vader talking about the tourney: Follow

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  • 03May

    May the 4th be with you!

    Tomorrow is May the 4th and that means there are plenty of Star Wars celebrations to be had. What you don’t understand? Try saying the title of the post quickly. There you go! Lucasfilms sent us a press release of the various events for the day. On the 4th, there will be e-cards available on StarWars.com to send to your friends. The cards are exclusively made for the 4th, so make sure to send and that others send back to you! Looking for a free app to play? Pit Droids will be free the entire weekend for iOS devices. Disneyland and DisneyWorld fans prepare to enjoy Star Wars weekends! Every weekend will have various stars from Star Wars franchise around to sign autographs. The events start May 18 and run through June 10. At Disney Hollywood Studios Star Wars fans can actually get carbonated! “Carbon Freeze Me” takes a 3-D

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  • 24Apr

    Darth Vader throws the Opening Pitch

    My Dad and I were invited to a Los Angeles Dodgers game recently to celebrate the launch of Kinect Star Wars. My dad and I used to go to Dodger games when I was little, it was so much fun being able to share this experience with my dad. Before the game Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers made their way to the Pitchers mound. I caught it on camera below: It had been pouring in Southern California, but the weather was perfect for the game. Well maybe not perfect, it was really cold. But then…Darth Vader and the Stormtroopers came up to our seats! Follow

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  • 03Apr

    Star Wars Kinect uses the force to launch today

    The Force is with the Kinect today as Kinect Star Wars launches. Not only is the game available for the Xbox 360 with Kinect today, but the Xbox 360 Limited Edition Kinect Star Wars Console bundle is available as well. The bundle has an R2-D2 branded console, a C-3PO controller and a white Kinect Sensor. Comes with the game as well for $449.99. Our review of Kinect Star Wars will be out later this week. The game itself contains five different modes, Jedi Destiny: Dark Side Rising, Podracing, Rancor Rampage, Galactic Dance Off and Duels of Fate. The bundle will unlock C-3PO for Dance Mode. You may have seen the dancing video below which is causing people to complain. I would say…have fun with it! Loosen up and shake that Han Solo ass. Follow

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  • 07Feb

    ‘Kinect Star Wars’ and themed Xbox 360 both on sale this April

    After a bit of a delay, Kinect Star Wars and the fantastic-looking console bundle designed to go with it both have a release date: April 3, 2012. Kinect Star Wars now features five modes: Jedi Destiny: Dark Side Rising, Podracing, Rancor Rampage, Galactic Dance Off and Duels of Fate. (No, Galactic Dance Off isn’t a typo — that mode features Star Wars-inspired pop tunes. And you battle Darth Vader on the dance floor. Yeaaaaaaah.) Buy the bundle and you get an extra unlockable for that Galactic Dance Off — C-3PO. I bet he’s really good at doing The Robot. Just a guess, though. You can preorder the bundle on Amazon here (and ignore that June release date).   Follow

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  • 17Jan

    Turn yourself into Darth Maul

    I don’t make a very scary Darth Maul do I? Well it’s super easy to see if you do! Explore your inner dark side by visiting StarWars.com and checking out the free Darth Maul Me application. This can also be run on your iPhone. Darth Maul Me takes a picture of you which you can line up to make sure it looks okay and then you select which Darth Maul you would like to be. I did another one where it just made my eyes red and glowing. The Sith power was flowing within me. Check it out because it’s easy to do and fun. You can also easily post to Facebook and let others comment on how evil you look. Unfortunately, I am not very evil as my friends have commented. No smiles allowed for Siths. Follow

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  • 10Jan

    Mimoco announces miniature line of devices at CES

    Mimoco is the company behind those adorable and stylish USB storage devices. At CES today, Mimoco announced their latest line of USB Flash Drives, Mimomicro. The Mimomicro is a smaller line but also has increased functionality. The USB flash drive has interchangeable microSD memory cards but can also be a reader to transport data between digital devices. The Mimomicro has a flip-out USB plug and a built in keychain with a LED indicator light. It’s only 1.6″H and 1.0″ W which is super tiny. In March, the first two collections will launch featuring designs from Star Wars and DC characters. “As the pioneers in the licensed flash drive marketplace, Mimoco is excited to unveil our first new product line to build upon the success of our popular MIMOBOT platform. MIMOMICRO leverages compatibility with both USB and microSD enabled memory devices and taps into the growing usage of mobile memory solutions,”

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  • 19Dec

    A look at Geek Love

    Last night TLC premiered Geek Love a tv show featuring geeks trying to find love at a comic book convention center. The show occurs at New York Comic Con at a speed dating session. Ryan Glitch, is the founder of Sci-Fi Speed Dating. He helps other geeks looking for love and explains how it’s the best place to find a mate because they understand. I’ve always encouraged my single geek friends to attend conventions to meet people. It makes perfect sense. While I’m geeking out over that cute chocobo plushie, a guy would have the perfect opportunity to come over and chat Final Fantasy with me. It’s an obvious lead in for a conversation. Which is the toughest part in meeting others to date. Glitch says, “Everybody is looking for that special someone. And here are people who happen to be extreme fans. Step into our world for a little

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