Cellphones

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It turns out R2-D2’s domed head makes a fantastic Bluetooth speaker. Not only does his head function as a speaker, but he even lights up and can take calls. Features include:

-Pairs with Bluetooth®-enabled devices
-On/off button on the front conserves battery
-Plays movie sound clips when the device is switched on, when pairing is completed, and when turned off
-Speaker allows for hands-free calls or playing music
-Wireless Range: 32 ft.
-Batteries: Internal rechargeable battery
-Recharges via micro-USB cable (included)
-Dimensions: 4″ diameter

It’s the perfect way to listen to the Star Wars soundtrack over and over to get ready for Episode VI.

See Also: Darth Vader And Stormtrooper USB Car Chargers

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Star Trek fans, the future is now. The Wand Company has announced their Star Trek Original Series Bluetooth Handset.

Designed using 3D scans of the Alpha Hero Prop (described as “the most accurate replica ever made”), this is the first fully functional wireless communicator. Just use Bluetooth to pair it with your cellphone.

Here are a few more details:

-Constructed from pressed metal, die cast metal, machined aluminum and textured ABS to replicate the original hero prop
-Magnetic stand, with metal base and multi-colour LED charge status illumination
-Built-in lithium polymer battery with wireless charging, just place on stand to automatically charge the power cell
-High quality molded polyurethane foam-lined transit case
-High quality speaker, great for hands-free calls and even playing music streaming from any bluetooth enabled audio player
-High quality MEMS microphone for crystal clear call quality
-Wide range of authentic sound effects and conversation fragments from the Star Trek Universe

In other words, it’s as close to the real thing as you’re gonna get. Shipping is slated for January 2016.

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Hyperkin (makers of the RetroN 5 game console) pulled an internet April Fool’s product joke straight from ThinkGeek’s playbook to gather feedback on their new product. With tons of retro gaming emulators on the market for your PC, the “Smart Boy” will actually let you play old Nintendo Game Boy cartridges on your iPhone.

Chris Gallizzi, of Hyperkin’s design and product development team, released a few photos of the iPhone case design on Reddit. It started out as a “joke”, but was quickly greenlit. He even revealed that an open side-panel version for Android phones is in the works.

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Now you can have your very own version of the Doctor’s K-9! All you need is a smartphone. Features include:

  • Interactive K-9 Unit controlled direct from your Android or iOS unit
  • Personality, user controlled voices, interactions and movements
  • Moving ears, flashing keypad buttons and user controlled extending probe
  • Requires 4 x 1.5v AA Batteries (not included)
  • 100% officially licensed Doctor Who merchandise

Treat him well until that blue box lands in your yard and the Doctor decides to take him back home.

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If turning your iPhone into a DeLorean time machine is a bit over the top, adding one of these Avengers: Age Of Ultron charms is the next most ridiculous thing.

Actually, they’re probably a little too awesome and unwieldily to be charms. I mean, they’re 3-4 inches tall and they light up.

The other problem is that you have to purchase them in a set of five for $73.50. Pricey yes, but wait until you see the Hulkbuster version after the break…

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Fire up your Flux Capacitor and check out this sweet Back to the Future Delorean iPhone 6 Case. With wheels already set to hover, Crazy Case designed the DMC-12 in amazing detail. Who needs a practical iPhone case anyway?

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Two of the wheels swing open for easy access to the camera and volume buttons. And the headlights and “wires” around the car light up and even blink with incoming calls.

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batmobile iphone case

We were obsessed with making phones smaller and smaller. Lately, Apple has been obsessed with making phones bigger and thinner. Now you’re obsessed with making your phone into a perfect replica of a Tim Burton-era Batmobile. Thats what I call progress.

Seriously though, if you don’t mind your iPhone 6 becoming completely unwieldy, this Batmobile case is undeniably badass. It looks great, but there are also features like LED lighting, a utility belt covering the home button and a friggin’ projector on the back that shines the Batman logo on the wall.

It’s waaaaay over-the-top, and that’s why we love it. Check out more pics and a demo video after the break…

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Cute animals are popular and custom smartphone cases are popular. Naturally, someone on Twitter decided to combine these two things and uploaded a photo of what was creatively called a “bunny smartphone case.” The photo, posted above, was retweeted more than 37,000 times and has spawned a whole new meme.

Photo credit: ryooneokrock1

Check out some cute examples of the meme after the break!

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Ready to brush up on your conversational Dothraki? There’s an app for that. The man responsible for developing Dothraki for Game of Thrones has come up with a system to teach fans the language. Besides purchasing the complete Living Language Dothraki program, you can turn to the new Dothraki Companion app for learning on the go:

The app includes interactive games, over 300 vocabulary flashcards, a comprehensive grammar summary, culture notes, and a conversational dialogue.

While it can be used with the Living Language system, you’ll learn plenty with only the app. Practice and apply yourself, and you’ll be ready to converse with the next Khal you meet.

You can download the iOS app for $3.99.

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You don’t need magic to keep your cell phone free of scratches, but a Harry Potter themed case certainly wouldn’t hurt. Etsy seller The Sorcerer’s Phone crafts creative cases by hand with sealers and papers. It’s a minimalist take on the Boy Who Lived, and it can live with you for an affordable price. Turnaround time for the case is 30 days and it can me made for a wide range of phones including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Product Page ($25.99 via Oh Gizmo)