Being a Kitchen Timer is R2-D2's Latest Side Job

By Andrew Liszewski on at

As far as CVs for droids go, the skills and experience section on R2-D2's must be at least 100 holograms long by now.

This latest Star Wars tie-in sees Artoo back in the kitchen as a simple $20 (£11.85) timer, counting off anywhere from one to sixty minutes with a quick twist of his rotating dome.

When the time's up a simple bell rings for five seconds (what, no lightsaber sound effects?) at which point R2-D2 quietly waits until his services are needed again. [ThinkGeek]

Being a Kitchen Timer Is R2-D2's Latest Side Job