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An R2-D2 BBQ Apron Really Just Sells Itself

With a new Star Wars movie arriving later this year, there’s no better time to upgrade your grilling ensemble with an R2-D2 apron. Made from cotton-coated PVC it will keep hot grease splatters and BBQ sauce off your clothes, while four built-in pockets keep lighters, tongs and spatulas close at hand.


It Takes Just 10 Seconds To Recharge This Incredibly Tiny RC R2-D2

In a remarkable feat of miniaturised engineering, Takara Tomy has created a tiny R2-D2 toy that stands just over an 2.5cm tall but can still be steered around your desk using an equally small lightsaber remote control.


Afternoon Tea Is Even More Civilised With An R2-D2 Teapot

To some of us, tea is the most wretched drink one could ever brew up. To others, it’s a sophisticated excuse to have an afternoon break. But instead of reaching for your grandmother’s hand-me-down China teapot, this Artoo alternative is yet another way to ingrain Star Wars into every last aspect of your daily life.


A Life-Size R2-D2 Mini Fridge That Can Actually Deliver Your Drinks

Jabba the Hutt realised that R2-D2 was better suited to serving drinks on his sail barge than being a sassy sidekick to C-3PO, and apparently Haier Asia’s AQUA brand agrees because come 2016 you’ll actually be able to buy this rechargeable remote control R2-D2 mini fridge that comes to you.


All Your Home Really Needs Is This R2-D2 Pinball Machine Coffee Table

Forget couches, forget dining tables, forget beds, forget even a working toilet; all your home really needs for you to be happy and content is this amazing R2-D2-themed coffee table featuring a working Star Wars pinball machine inside.


90 Artists And Designers Reimagined R2-D2 In Weird And Wonderful Ways

As part of Star Wars Celebration last week, Sideshow Collectibles reached out to over 90 artists, designers and friends with a simple task: take the company’s new sixth-scale R2-D2 figure and re-imagine the astromech droid in weird and wonderful ways.


Exclusive: Here's Your First Look At C-3PO And R2-D2 In Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

During GTC 2015, Nvidia gave an inside look at LucasFilm using its monster Quadro M6000 pro-graphics cards to render Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage. The content they showed us happened to feature a certain robotic duo that fans might be familiar with…


Ditch Your Shoulder Bag For This Felted R2-D2 Carry-all

Say goodbye to your current backpack, purse, or messenger bag because once you lay eyes on this amazing R2-D2 carry-all nothing else will ever satisfy your carrying needs again. Hand-made by the talented folks behind Krukrustudio, this Artoo is entirely made of felt and can be purchased on Etsy for $243.


New Photos Of Sideshow's R2-D2 Figure Will Make Every Jedi Jealous

As a rule, Jedi aren’t supposed to desire worldly things like fancy name-brand robes, luxury landspeeders and especially toys. But there isn’t a Jedi in our, or a galaxy far, far away, who wouldn’t trade their lightsaber for Sideshow Collectibles’ upcoming sixth-scale R2-D2 figure. Especially after seeing these new photos of the final production version.


This R2-D2 Figure Is So Articulated It Could Probably Teach Yoga

Toys: He can roll around, hobble along on two feet, and apparently even fly at one point in his astromech career, but as far as robots go, R2-D2 never seemed that articulated. At least until the folks at Kaiyodo inducted the droid into their Revoltech line, which is known for having some of the most posable action figures you can find anywhere.