Droid R2-D2

Motorola DROID R2-D2 update brings bug fixes and Android 2.3.4

It might not have 3 legs and a pico projector but the Motorola DROID 2 R2-D2 is still speeding along over on Verizon. Today they've just announced and detailed a new software update for the aging smartphone that will finally bring it to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, as well as a few much needed bug fixes for all you Star Wars fans.

Motorola Droid R2-D2 Gingerbread update rolling out now

Well folks, it looks like Verizon and Moto hasn't forgot about the amazingly awesome Droid R2D2 after all. After not hearing as much as a peep regarding this phone since well -- its release, I was beginning to wonder about the Star Wars superphone. I'm glad to tell you the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is now a go and rolling out.

Motorola DROID R2-D2 Now Only $99.99

Remember the Star Wars DROID R2-D2? The device brought to market for the "ultra-fans" has just seen a price drop as Verizon navigates away from offering up online rebates. The Motorola DROID R2-D2 has now been cut to $99.99 with a 2-year agreement.

Verizon Releasing Star Wars App Pack Next Week

The Motorola R2-D2 Droid 2 was released just yesterday, but it looks like all of those Star Wars fans that weren't able to get their hands on it aren't being left completely in the dark. There's been talks about a special Empire Strikes Back applications package that would be released some time after the launch of the device. If sources are correct, then it looks like the app pack could be available exclusively for Verizon customers beginning next week.

Verizon R2-D2 Droid available now on Verizon.com

If you have been waiting for the official release of the R2-D2 Droid 2, the wait is now over with Verizon’s site going live and the phone now available. As expected it’s displaying it’s $249 after $100 (this time online discount) with a full retail price of $699.

DROID R2-D2 Unboxing and Hands-on [Update: videos]

"The Force is strong with this one"; "This could be the DROID you're looking for"; "Don't be too proud of this technological terror you've constructed." The Star Wars clichés almost write themselves when it comes to Verizon's new DROID R2-D2 by Motorola special edition so stand well back and clutch your beloved DVD box set close. Although creating limited editions of smartphones isn't new, it's rare that they prompt the level of interest this Star Wars model has; Verizon and Motorola have obviously discovered a rich seam of Android-loving Star Wars crossover fanatics.

Droid R2-D2 Ready To Be Docked

Unless you just really do not like Star Wars how can you not think this looks cool? Verizon has puzzle challenges on their website that leak information about the Droid R2-D2 as you figure out the puzzles. Yesterday the pics of the docks were unlocked and--not that they perform or operate any better than the standard Droid 2--we think they look really cool.