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We're Close To Getting Real-Life Star Wars Droids

The latest episode of <b>Science and Star Wars</b> explores just how close we are to having real-life helper droids. One of the most iconic aspects of <i>Star</i> …

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These Star Wars Kitchen Gadgets Will Awaken the Chef Within

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, you may have dismissed the idea of cooking forever. But have faith, young padawan. To become a Jedi of the …

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Sphero R2D2 Teardown

The animation features on this product are really realistic — they wonderfully mimic the way R2-D2 moves in the films. Sphero’s engineers mentioned …

Meet the megabots – how scientists turned robots into a swarm

Researchers have discovered how to make one robot “the brain” of the others.<p>Alexa is an automated butler that tells you what the weather is like and …

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Star Wars director Rian Johnson prays for upcoming film’s success at scenic Kyoto temple

Unveils an <b>incredibly cool Japanese ink painting</b> that we all want to adorn in our rooms.<p>The wildly successful <i>Star Wars</i> franchise has spawned a huge …

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Marvel Star Wars Comics Review: Star Wars #36

This review of <i>Star Wars</i> #36 contains minor spoilers.<p>There’s a certain dynamic between R2-D2 and C-3PO that we may never truly understand and that’s …

Star Wars

The Latest Star Wars Comic Is All About What an Unbelievable Badass R2-D2 Is

The droids of the <i>Star Wars</i> galaxy do not fuck around—they might look cute, but they will mess you up if the need arises. There are some truly, …

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The droids of the <i>Star Wars</i> galaxy do not fuck around — they might look cute, but they will mess you up if the need arises. There are some truly …

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The Buy Pile: R2-D2 Is the Honey Badger of the Star Wars Universe

R2-D2 is the galaxy's honey badger in <i>Star Wars</i> #36.<p><b>WHAT IS THE BUY PILE?</b><p><i>Every week Hannibal Tabu (winner of the 2012 Top Cow Talent</i> …

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This Incredible R2-D2 Droid Is Gonna Sell Out. Fast.

Easily one of the coolest new toys on Toys 'R' Us' 50 Hottest Holiday list.<p>Which toys are parents going to be brawling over this Black Friday? We’re …

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The 15 Most Expensive Star Wars Toys (You Wished You Owned)

Odds are, if you’re reading this, you own at least one <i>Star Wars</i> toy. Maybe it’s a wind-up pod racer from a Taco Bell kids meal, a Jango Fett lovingly …

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Sphero R2-D2 Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Sphero R2-D2?<p>Sphero’s original app-controlled robotic ball was the perfect basis for a stellar Star Wars BB-8 toy, but the company has …

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The Sphero R2-D2 & BB-9E Remote Controlled Droids Join BB-8

Sphero follows up its neat BB-8 droid with R2-D2 and BB-9E (a new character that will appear in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>). The R2-D2 toy has a …

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Sphero BB-8, BB-9E, and R2-D2: Are they worth it?

What exactly are you spending $129 on?<p>While undeniably cute and the perfect size for any collector to add to a shelf, the app-controlled Star Wars …

Cantina Canteen: 15 Stellar Star Wars Kitchen Utensils and Gift Ideas

Prepare yourself for <i>The Last Jedi</i> with these galactic kitchen utensils and houseware items. They make great gift ideas for housewarmings, dorm rooms, …

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BB-9E Makes His Star Wars Blips Debut and More Porg Mayhem

<i>Star Wars</i> blips! These bite-sized animations feature the cutest <i>Star Wars</i> mascots in unbearably adorable situations, and over the long weekend, the …

Star Wars

BB-8, BB-9E, and R2-D2 by Sphero: are they worth it?

What exactly are you spending $129 on?<p>While undeniably cute and the perfect size for any collector to add to a shelf, the app-controlled Star Wars …

MOTY 2018 ENTRY R2-D2 & C-3PO

Jason Gares has entered his Bandai 1:12 scale R2-D2 and C-3PO.<p>These plastic models are produced by Ban-Dai and are 1/12th scale (C-3PO is around 5 …

The Latest Star Wars Animated Short Spotlights R2-D2's Adoring Fans

Just a day after posting an animated short about BB-8 and his beyond precious evil twin, the <i>Star Wars</i> Twitter is back with another, this one about …

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WATCH: Star Wars: R2-D2, BB-8 Get the Spotlight in Official Animated Shorts

With just over three months left until the release of the highly anticipated eighth chapter in the main <i>Star Wars</i> saga, two of the fan-favorite droids …

Could Evil R2-D2 in the DARTH VADER Comic Be an Inspiration for Evil BB-8?

Force Friday is upon us, and with it comes a mountain of exciting reveals about <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. As we wade through the plastic wrapping and …

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Toy maker reveals a preview of Star Wars: The Last Jedi early

WORKING in the Star Wars universe comes with a lot of pressure ... even if you’re not actually wielding a Lightsaber yourself.<p>Toy maker Sphero …

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New Sphero Star Wars R2-D2 Droid Unveiled

We have already seen the new BB-9E droid from Star Wars the Last Jedi and now Sphero has unveiled another new today, although this one if of …

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Sphero announces R2-D2 and BB-9E remote control droids

Sphero's BB-8 remote control toy was a massive hit when it was released in 2015, partially because it was a great product, but also because the hype …

Star Wars

Sphero rolls out BB-9E, R2-D2 droid toys controllable by Apple's Swift Playgrounds

Toy producer Sphero has launched two more robots based on droids from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' with the introduction of R2-D2 and BB-9E …

Star Wars

Tech companies look to cash in on Star Wars

When it comes to making tech products take off, some companies are learning the secret: Use the Force.<p>Littlebits, which makes educational products …

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You can soon build your own R2-D2 droid — and teach it how to take selfies for you

<i>It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s Force Friday! Once again, Disney and Lucasfilm are teaming up to drop so many wonderful new products,</i> …

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Force Friday II Unveils 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Pops, LEGO Sets, Hot Wheels, and More

Hold onto your space bucks, friends, it’s <b>Star Wars</b> “Force Friday II”! In honor of all things <i>Star Wars</i>, and specifically to celebrate the rollout of</b> …

Star Wars

Who Wants to Build Their Own R2-D2?

"Star Wars" characters have always been tinkerers, building and customizing their own things. Whether that's Luke cleaning droids and souping up his …

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Review: Star Wars' R2-D2 and BB-8's Evil Twin BB-9E Join the Sphero Family

It’s Force Friday II, that day of the year when manufacturers wow us with the latest <i>Star Wars</i> news, tech, and toys, and once again Sphero is leading …

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