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    Kenny Baker, the Actor Behind R2-D2, Passes Away at Age 81

    Sad news over the weekend, as Kenny Baker, the man who brought R2-D2 to life, passed away on Saturday at age 81 after a years-long illness. Baker played R2-D2 in all six of the original Star Wars movies, and was credited as a consultant on The Force Awakens. One of the things that distinguishes the original Star Wars […]

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    R2-D2 is Now a Haier Refrigerator

    I feel bad for C-3PO — ever since the original trilogy, he’s played second fiddle to R2-D2 in the imaginations of fans and in the merchandise game. C-3PO gets some action figures and keychains, sure, the standard stuff, but R2-D2 is everything. Like, everything. That now includes a mini-refrigerator. We think this is a new […]

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    R2-D2 iPhone Case Celebrates our Favorite Droid

    The R2-D2 iPhone Hard Case isn’t just any iPhone case, it’s a case designed in the image of our favorite droid – and it even comes with “sculpted details”. It is a bummer however that the case is only available for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. Of course, we’d love a version for the iPhone […]