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Star Wars Blu-ray pre-release app ready for iPhone

Fox Mobile Entertainment updated its Star Wars Blu-Ray Early Access App to include support for the iPhone. Now all you smartphone owners can enjoy the same experience as your iPad-owning brethren. The app is a teaser meant to tide you over until the Blu-Ray discs land next month. It includes...

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Star Wars Stormtroopers use Mac System 6

The evil Galactic Empire is well-known for cutting corners in its engineering, with gaping chasms scattered seemingly at random throughout the Death Star without a single guardrail in sight. It turns out the Empire's computer systems are also woefully out of date; as designer Matt Chase...

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Falcon Gunner, Star Wars augmented reality game for iPhone

Falcon Gunner (US$4.99) is a Star Wars-themed, augmented reality game for iPhone that superimposes battle scenes over live video of your surroundings. You say people give you grief for staring at your iPhone too much as it is? Now you can annoy them with the power of The Force. Like many young...

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Official Star Wars shop selling R2-D2 case for iPhone

As a big Star Wars fan, I followed all of the news out of the Star Wars Celebration event last weekend, but this might be my favorite. The official online Star Wars shop has begun selling its very own iPhone case, which as you can see above, will dress up your favorite smartphone as a...

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Steve Jobs introduces the Death Star

This is an idea so beautiful in its execution that you wonder why it hasn't been done before -- take Steve Jobs' rapturous introduction of the iPad, and put it over the footage from Star Wars of the Death Star briefing. It's a perfect geeky mashup -- I especially love Han Solo's indifference...

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Star Wars Lego iPhone dock gives Force to the iPhone

Chris Harrison has four addictions: caffeine, Legos, his iPhone, and Star Wars. Put those together and what do you get? A Star Wars Lego iPhone dock, of course. The image to the right is just one of the creations Chris has built. Check out his Flickr page for a host of others (many are quite...

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Star Wars: Trench Run for the $5 Jedi in all of us

Simply put: Star Wars: Trench Run [iTunes link] is awesome. The idea is fairly simple: you are re-enacting the final battle scene from the first Star Wars movie, and if you think that refers to The Phantom Menace, may God have mercy on your soul. There's a dogfight, with you in your X-wing versus...

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Destroy the Death Star from the comfort of your iPhone

Wanna blow up the Death Star? There's an app for that! At least there should be soon. StarWars.com has word of the upcoming iPhone and iPod Touch game "Star Wars: Trench Run," letting players do the cool stuff Luke Skywalker did in Episode IV (minus the whining), namely: blow up the Death Star....

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iPhone-controlled R2D2

It's impossible not to love a blog post that begins, "I found a way to remote control my R2D2 with an iPhone." The video above shows the author, ggpipe, using the iPhone's accelerometer to control R2's dome. Pretty cool. In the future, he plans to use the phone to send text to R2's logic displays....

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed hits the App Store

Back in July, we got our first glimpse of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for the iPhone. In the demo, the game seemed to make clever (although possibly somewhat distracting) use of the touch screen. In the end, we were eager to try it out. Today, we finally can. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is now...

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LEGO Star Wars goes Universal

A long time ago, in a squarish galaxy far, far away... Aspyr media, in an effort to save Mac users of the planet Earth from certain doom and boredom, released a Universal patch for LEGO Star Wars. That's right: it's been a while since we've had to write about an app (finally) going Universal...

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Star Wars TSG, because everyone wants to be George Lucas

Grubs (that's what I call Daring Fireball's John Gruber, we're cool like that) posted Star Wars TSG to his Linked List and it is a winner. And by winner I mean a small, free application that wastes far more of your time than it should, but for some reason you're not upset about all that lost time....

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Star Wars: Clone Wars in iTunes

Star Wars: Clone Wars animated series has been added to the US iTunes Music Store [iTunes link]. I haven't seen it, but as an admitted Star Wars geek I know I should. It's priced at the usual $1.99US per episode, which seems rather odd as most of them are around four minutes long. Still, season 1 is...

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