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Star Wars Episode 7 Conceptual Poster Features Luke, Leia, Han Solo

03/27/2013, There’s been a lot of talk lately about Star Wars: Episode 7 now that we know all of the original Star Wars actors were accidentally confirmed by George Lucas himself. With that bit of news, Star Wars fans have immediately become extremely excited...

Lego R2-D2 is fully motorized

08/02/2011, The wonderful world of Lego has clearly seen many imaginative creations in the past, but when it comes to popular pop culture, this Lego R2-D2 clearly beats them all. It looks just like the real deal except for being “bricked” – hmmm,...

Limited edition droid-themed Xbox 360 unveiled

07/21/2011, What do Motorola and Microsoft have in common? Not much at the moment, but come this fall, both companies will have Droid-themed products up for sale. Droid-themed, you say? To be more specific, we’re talking about the droids from Star Wars – and...

R2-D2 Hasbro Operation game body

06/28/2011, You know those operation games that you have tried out in the past, not to mention the Trauma Center series that was a hit on the Nintendo DS? Well, surgeons have to go through operations nearly every day, and the power of life and death are in their...

R2D2 Planetarium shows off the Death Star

06/16/2011, A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – the opening line of one of the most famous sci-fi franchises to date will remain etched in the memory of many, and so will its collection of zany characters including the affable astromech droid...

R2-D2 modified to include Xbox 360

03/14/2011, Check out this rather unique modification of the R2-D2 droid, where the modder decided to cram an Xbox 360 inside of it, not to mention throwing in a built-in projector to boot. Taking a couple of weeks to build, it comes with glowing blue LED lights, a...

R2D2 Most Popular Fictional Robot

11/29/2010, Willow Garage, the company developing the real robot PR2 (picture), published the results of their Favorite Fictional Robot Survey that draw over 500 votes: R2-D2 came out on top! (picture) See below the ranking of the 15 robot candidates for this...

R2-D2 Casing Houses 10 Consoles And A Projector

11/02/2010, We’ve seen some fancy R2-D2 case mods in the past, but this one probably steamrolls most R2-D2 mods out there. We’re talking about a version of R2-D2 that features 10 different consoles, a projector, fancy sound system, blue LED lighting and...

Verizon Stores Preparing For R2-D2 Droid 2 Midnight Launch

09/22/2010, Verizon stores are busy gearing up for the September 30th launch of the special edition R2-D2 Droid 2 Android-powered phone, with midnight costume parties approved too. Pricing hasn’t been officially announced, but we do know that about 100 stores...

Naked R2-D2 Droid 2 images hit the Internet

08/12/2010, There is a Star Wars convention that is happening in Orlando, and it was discovered over there that the R2-D2 version of the recently released Droid 2 smartphone has been slated for a September 30 release, giving you slightly more than a month to persuade...

R2-D2 USB humidifier

09/18/2009, Winter is about to rear its cold and dry head pretty soon for those living in the northern hemisphere, which means it is time to bust out those humidifiers so that you are properly hydrated on the outside. Why not do that by mixing it with your love for...