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Stolen R2-D2! Help owner find the droid he's looking for

When Chris Bartlett opened his garage door to repair his R2-D2 replica, he was shocked to find it stolen without a trace. No Jawas or Sith Lords are suspected.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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R2-D2 fan builders hired for new 'Star Wars' film

Lucasfilm found the "Star Wars" droid makers they were looking for, and hired them. Meet the fans who are living the dream in a galaxy not so far away.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Star Wars Episode VII's R2-D2 is fan-built here in the UK

Two British Star Wars fans who make working astromech droids for fun were hired to make the 'real' R2 after their work was spotted at a show.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Student builds R2-D2 powered by Raspberry Pi

The plucky toy robot can track motion, and responds to voice commands in both English and Chinese.

By Jan. 29, 2013

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Microsoft: Yep, we bought R2 Studios

Redmond says it has purchased R2 Studios, a startup working on home-automation applications, and is folding the new company into its Xbox division.

By Jan. 10, 2013

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Microsoft buys R2 Studios startup to boost Xbox

The small startup that works on home entertainment technology is heading to Redmond.

By Jan. 2, 2013

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R2-D2 light-up bra goes beep and boop on your bust

Geek fashion goes overboard with a DIY R2-D2 bra that whistles, beeps, and flashes like a real droid.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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R2-D2 suitcase: May the Force be with your carry-on

R2-D2 expands his job description by hauling your gear on your next trip.

By Sep. 10, 2012

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R2-D2 engagement ring charms geeky girl's heart

Beep boop: Did you know diamond-encrusted astromech droids are a girl's best friend?

By Nov. 12, 2012

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R2-D2 headphones

Microsoft plans to show tablets again at the 2011 Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, Google wants to help you teach your parents how to cut and paste, and the R2-D2 headphones are perfect for the Jedi knight in your life.

By Dec. 14, 2010