May the Fourth Be with You: Get These Cool Star Wars Gadgets to Celebrate Star Wars Day

by Bethany Braun-Silva

May the Fourth Be with You: Get These Cool Star Wars Gadgets to Celebrate Star Wars Day
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California has just officially declared May 4 as Star Wars Day. While fans everywhere have been unofficially celebrating this day for years, leave Disneyland’s hometown state to put it on the books! Since the first installment of the Star Wars franchise debuted in 1977, Star Wars mania has taken over the galaxy. With eight Skywalker Saga movies and counting, the most epic sci-fi story ever told shows no signs of slowing down, so whether you align with the Resistance or the Dark Side, we’ve rounded up some unique gifts, gadgets and toys to help you celebrate this iconic day. May the fourth (Force) be with you!


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Star Wars™ Darth Vader Toaster


If you like your toast “dark” this is the perfect toaster! This innovative 2-slice toaster resembles Darth Vader's chest plate and features his helmet toasted into the center of the bread. Both sides of the bread will be imprinted with Darth Vader, and it’s great for fans young and old(er).It includes a removable crumb tray, automatic and manual switch-off as well as reheat, defrost and quick-stop functions.

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BB-8 Droid


This BB-8 app-enabled droid will move based on your interactions and will show a range of expressions and perk up when you give voice commands. It even explores autonomously and is made with a tough and waterproof polycarbonate shell. It connects to your device via Bluetooth up to a 30 meter range. It also comes with a charging stand that provides the droid with a one-hour battery life.

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R2-D2 Charging Station


This R2-D2 charging station can plug into any outlet and has two USB ports and four sockets. It’s perfect a Star Wars themed kids’ bedroom or for an office. It can handle all your charging needs and look super cute while doing so!

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VTech Smart Watch


This Stormtrooper rechargeable smartwatch allows kids to take pictures and videos and explore creativity with more than 20 Star Wars camera effects. It also features Star Wars mini-activities that include blasting asteroids, escaping Stormtroopers and racing with BB-8. This watch even  allows kids to record their voice with voice-changing effects, so they can sound like a droid. It also has an alarm, stopwatch, calendar and calculator. This watch can do everything!

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Talking Yoda Keychain


The Force is never far with this talking keychain. It features classic lines from everyone’s favorite Jedi Master, Yoda, including, “Do, or do not, there is no try," and "Judge me by my size do you?" It’s a perfect addition to a Halloween costume or just to use for everyday fun.

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R2-D2 Coffee Press


Even Jedi Masters need to stay caffeinated. This R2-D2 French press makes four cups of coffee. Just put your coffee grounds and boiling water in his glass body, brew for a few minutes, plunge, and serve. R2-D2 will be your favorite morning helper!

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Lightsaber Selfie Stick


Use the Force to help you take the perfect selfie. This lightsaber selfie stick has an adjustable length and can hold any smartphone. Just attach your phone to the stick and click away. Star Wars costumes and props not included!

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Mini Stormtrooper Robot


This Stormtrooper robot is set up to follow verbal commands or directions via the accompanying app. It also has facial recognition, and you can create a database of up to three faces using the facial biometrics feature for customized interactions. You can even command your mini Stormtrooper to patrol a designated perimeter, so parents and little siblings beware!

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BB-8 USB Cup Warmer


This one is for the grown-ups. We know just how hard it is to enjoy a hot cup of coffee or tea while wrangling your little ones. That’s why this BB-8 cup warmer is the perfect gadget to get you through your mornings and beyond. It plugs in via USB cable, so it will be hot and ready for you when you finally get a chance to sit down!

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Star Wars 3D Illusion Lamp


This awesome lamp projects 3D illusions of your favorite Star Wars characters and ships including the Death Star, BB8, the Millennium Falcon and R2D2. It can be controlled both with Smart Touch and a remote control. The brightness and color can also be changed, and it has an on/off timer function, so your little one can fall asleep pretending they’re in a galaxy far, far away.