Star Wars

The Star Wars spoilers are strong, but the force is strong with this Chrome extension

Like Luke, this chrome extension is an unlikely hero that will protect you from the dark side of the Star Wars universe - spoilers!

Apple acquires Faceshift, maker of Star Wars: The Force Awakens motion capture 3:40

Apple has acquired motion capture company Faceshift -- best known for working on the new Star Wars film -- for an undisclosed amount earlier in the year. Apple has not said what it plans to use Faceshift for.
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Star Wars Battlefront Review

Undeniably epic in scope, Star Wars: Battlefront amazes even as it frustrates.
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A long search ago: Google adds gold Star Wars crawl for famed franchise phrase

Type the words 'a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away' into Google, and you'll get a pretty cool result as the mega media company helps celebrate the upcoming launch of the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.

Battlefront Easter Egg pays tribute to classic Star Wars blooper

EA DICE's competitive multiplayer shooter Star Wars Battlefront is exceedingly faithful to its source material, and a recently uncovered Easter Egg shows that its developers even went as far as to pay tribute to a classic blooper.
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SNL shows hilarious disaster of A-listers in Star Wars audition

A Saturday Night live skit takes a hilarious look at audition outtakes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including Jon Hamm and Emma Stone, along with impressions of everyone from Sofia Vergara to Shaquille O'Neal.
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iPad Pro woes, Yahoo! blocks Ad Blocker, Google loves Star Wars: DT Daily 1:42

Apple iPad Pro owners find their big tablets are freezing up, Yahoo! goes to war against ad blockers, Star Warsify your Google stuff.

Will you join the Dark side? Google’s Star Wars promo brings X-Wings to Maps and more 1:00

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is getting closer and the hype is getting stronger. Google's running a promotion that lets you change how its apps look, depending on how you feel about the force.

Google promises Force Awakens goodies if you decide between the Light or the Dark Side

Google's excited about The Force Awakens, the new Star Wars film out before the end of the year, and has launched a promotion where Google apps and sites get a Star Wars makeover, depending on your allegiance to the Force
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This new Star Wars teaser puts the focus on Finn with lots of fresh footage 0:30

There's more new footage in the latest television ad for Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens, which focuses on John Boyega's character, Finn, and his place in the Star Wars universe.
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Fan supercut shows just how deadly Star Wars' Luke Skywalker really is

Luke Skywalker might be the good guy in the original Star Wars trilogy, but he's not afraid to use deadly force. A new fan supercut estimates that his kill count is close to 400,000.
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What happens when Star Wars gets the Honest Trailers treatment?

George Lucas' original Star Wars gets the Honest Trailers treatment in a new video that will make you question whether Hayden Christensen really was all that bad as Anakin Skywalker.
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How much is too much Star Wars? Disney preps new film every year forever

Disney has five Star Wars-related releases planned through 2019, and plans to use its Marvel franchise as a model to continue to create more films in the franchise each year, virtually ad infinitum.

Master the Force with these 6 starting tips for Star Wars: Battlefront

Battlefront may look like a conventional shooter much of the time, but many of the Star Wars touches don't just give it a cinematic feel--they change how the game is played. Get your bearings with these starting tips.

Star Wars Battlefront is a technical marvel on PC

The benefits of choosing to play Battlefront on PC are clear -- better resolution, higher refresh rate. But like the dark side, the trouble is hard to see

Bundle up for winter with one of these 5 great PS4 deals 2:10

Now nearing its two-year anniversary, the Sony PlayStation 4 is just now finally coming into its own. Check out our brief roundup of the best PS4 bundles if you're looking to make the jump to the next-gen system, whether you're…
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Finn battles a stormtrooper in latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV spot 1:00

Another familiar face from the original trilogy makes an appearance in the latest Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens television ad, along with a scene featuring Finn wielding a lightsaber against a stormtrooper.
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Lupita Nyongo’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens character is an alien named Maz Kanata

Fans have been wondering about the character played by Lupita Nyong'o in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so director J.J. Abrams has finally shared some insight. It turns out that she is Maz Kanata, the goggle-wearing alien featured on the…
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J.J. Abrams just revealed Leia’s new title in The Force Awakens

Carrie Fisher's iconic character in the star Wars franchise won't be answering to 'Princess Leia' in the upcoming sequel, Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens, according to director J.J. Abrams.
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Star Wars #ForceForDaniel fan dies days after seeing an early screening of the film

Daniel Fleetwood, a 31-year-old Star Wars fan dying of cancer, whose wish was to see The Force Awakens before it is released in December, has died. Cast members, fans, and celebrities had rallied their support on Twitter.

Whether you're a rebel or an imperial, these Epson Star Watches will delight

How would you like to be taken to a galaxy far, far with every glance at the time? These Epson Smart Canvas Star Wars watches will do just that whether you're an imperial or a rebel.
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Watch the first TV spot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Along with two recent trailers, Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens now has its first official television ad featuring even more fresh footage from the much anticipated December release.
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This Japanese trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is packed with new footage 1:52

Daisy Ridley's character in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens gets quite a bit of attention in a new, Japanese trailer for the film that's packed with fresh footage from the much-anticipated sequel.
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5 Star Wars characters get epic new movie posters — but no Luke Skywalker

Disney and LucasFilms have five more Star Wars: The Force Awakens posters for fans out there prior to the film's theatrical release. The latest batch features individual characters from the film, including Princess Leia and Han Solo.
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Teen device usage stats, Ash vs Evil Dead on FB, #ForceForDaniel: DT Daily 2:23

How much teens - and babies - are using devices and media, the Evil Dead reboots on Facebook, help a dying man see Star Wars: The Force Awakens before it's too late.
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Your spoilers belong to us: Disney delays tie-in novel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Spoilers are apparently a device of the dark side, and as such, they must be eliminated with extreme prejudice. The next victim in Disney and Lucasfilm's targeting computer? The tie-in novelization for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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J.J. Abrams fields celebrity questions, reveals nothing

J.J. Abrams doesn't care if you're a VIP at the fanciest restaurant in town. He doesn't care that your face is plastered all over magazine covers. He doesn't even care if you created Star Wars. You'll get no spoilers and you'll like it.

Here are the video games you won’t want to miss this November 3:29

Keeping up with video game releases can be hard. Find out what's new in the gaming world this November in just minutes, thanks to this quick video.
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J.J. Abrams responds to Star Wars fans' questions about Luke Skywalker

Asked about Luke Skywalker's noticeably small presence in the marketing campaign for Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams says the situation is "no accident."
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Netflix will stream Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Canada, not in U.S.

Netflix will stream the upcoming Star Wars film, but only in Canada. The video streaming giant hasn't been able to secure rights in the U.S. or in Europe because of the timing of other contracts.