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What if Apple made a lightsaber?

Photo: Martin Hajek

Photo: Martin Hajek

In his breathtaking profile of Jony Ive in the latest issue of The New Yorker, Ian Parker drops a bombshell. You know that crossguard lightsaber in J.J. Abrams’ new Star Wars movie? The gnarly, rough-around-the-edges one seen in the latest trailer? You can give Ive credit for inspiring it.

That got Martin Hajek thinking. The Dutch CGI modeler, who always loves rendering potential Ive designs, wondered what it would look like if Apple produced a lightsaber. Not something rough and spitty, but just as refined as any other Apple product. And so, the iSaber was born.

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Charge Your iPhone With Darth Vader’s Frickin’ Lightsaber

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External USB battery packs are a dime a dozen, and most of them look pretty similar. Why bother with one of those, though, when you can power your iPhone with Darth Vader’s fricking lightsaber?

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The Charge Is Strong With This iPhone Lightsaber Battery Booster

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If I was trying to sell you this backup battery, I probably wouldn’t need to do much more than tell your its name: The Darth Vader Lightsaber Portable Battery Charger. Because really, who wouldn’t want to juice their iPhone with Vader’s laser sword?

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Ten Years Later, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Lands At The Mac App Store

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy was created. (OK, so it wasn’t that far away, but Wisconsin, apparently home at the time of developer Raven Software, is an alien world.) But now this classic first-person shooter is available at the Mac App Store — so you can experience how much fun your PC friends were having a decade ago.

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Attack Of The Rebel Birds! Angry Birds Star Wars Available On Android & iOS Now

Attack Of The Rebel Birds! Angry Birds Star Wars Available On Android & iOS Now

Use the birds, Luke!

The wait is finally over. Your favorite game and your favorite movie have joined forces to become one in what looks like the most exciting addition to the series yet. I’m talking, of course, about Rovio’s Angry Birds Star Wars, which is now available to download on your Android and iOS devices.Attack Of The Rebel Birds! Angry Birds Star Wars Available On Android & iOS Now

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