- 1976, from android via apocope. Originally written with an apostrophe, as ’droid. (Wiktionary)
“It appears as though your dictation droid is a 'malfunctioning little twerp', as it has left a typo on your most recent post.”
““Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the original iconic Star Wars film, this replica of the headstrong astromech droid is a full-function, 628 x 528 pixel web camera that wirelessly transmits real-time video and audio to a computer, and has worldwide remote access capabilities, allowing you to control R2-D2’s movements and access the web camera from a laptop or a PC anywhere in the world.””
“From what I've seen so far, the droid is a killer concept, a killer look with killer functionality.”
“It seems the droid is a MARK 13, the government's latest experimental combat model.”
“I can ALMOST understand "droid" being coined a new term by Star Wars, but it's still just a shortening of "Android".”
“The obvious reason to go for this one is because it has the word "droid" in its name, so you feel like you're doing your bit for the community somehow.”
“I can browse the full web on a 50$ java phone or an iphone or a droid which is actually awesome.”
“The new owner will rename the app Twidroyd to avoid legal trouble with Lucas Films, trademark owner of the term "droid".”
“The new owner will rename the app Twidroyd to avoid legal trouble with Lucas Films, trademark owner of the term "droid". popurls, which has long been placing the most popular items from the NY Times, Twitter, Digg,”
“Apparantly, the word 'droid' is owned by LucasFilm.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘droid’.
pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
Magical, mechanical, or medical. All man-made.
This list was generated by first taking a letter from the alphabet, or any of the initial cluster set of phonesthemes compiled by the ingenious Benjamin Shisler) and then sticking one of the suffix...
Fonts whose names are wacky, powerful, intriguing, whimsical, exotic and so on.
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
( personal list, randomness )
Names for thinking machines and man-machine combinations in fiction and real life.
A list of words related to Trapster, speed traps, speed cameras, red light cameras, and other road hazards and enforcement points.
May the force be with all Star Wars nerds.
The words of 2009, so I remember why/when I came across them in the first place.
Looking for tweets for droid.