littleBits + Star Wars’ Droid Inventor Kit

A tech set for all genders, aimed at inspiring young minds

When littleBits joined forces with the Disney Accelerator program last year the teams’ mutual goal was to encourage more girls to experiment with STEM/STEAM (science, tech, engineering and math) without making a product that was gendered. Star Wars—thanks to Princess Leia, a strong female lead and a tech-savvy human—was the perfect fit. Launching today, the Droid Inventor Kit designed by both littleBits and Lucasfilm is …

Six Worthwhile “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Collaborations

From droid companions to customizable sneakers, our favorite products celebrating the galaxy far, far away

With all the hype and excitement leading up to the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” it’s no surprise several brands have jumped on the bandwagon (or, Millennium Falcon) and come up with some very playful collaborations. From bold tropical-meets-intergalactic shirts to mini replica astro-droids, there’s a Star Wars collab product for enthusiasts and super-fans alike. Here are six of our recent favorites that …