Tag Archive: Trek


Star Trek: Beyond gets fast and furious in first trailer

Star Wars week is finally here, and what better way to celebrate The Force Awakens than with our first look at the next movie in the Star Trek series? Paramount Pictures debuted the first trailer for Star Trek: Beyond, directed by Justin Lin of Fast & Furious fame. Kirk and the gang are back in […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Enterprising company makes Bluetooth Star Trek communicator

Be honest. When you got your first flip phone, you flicked your wrist to open it and said “Kirk to Enterprise” or “Beam me up, Scotty!” It was fun to pretend, but the true Star Trek fan has been clamoring…

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Star Wars v. Star Trek in a battle over nerd supremacy

If the fight card featured the urbane intellect of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard against Darth Vader and his command of the Force’s Dark Side, who would win? We won’t spoil it for you. One fired the fatal shots, but the other…

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Star Trek phaser will boldly fetch big bucks at auction

A rare phaser pistol from the original Star Trek television series is “set to stun” when it goes on the auction block next month in Los Angeles. It is made of fiberglass and one of only two known phasers to…

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Skype’s new service is like a Star Trek universal translator for the real world

Star Trek Captains Picard and Kirk could talk to any alien, no matter how different it was from humanity, thanks to the universal translator, a magical sci-fi device that explained away why strange civilizations in far-away solar systems all spoke…

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Star Trek Timelines Set To Beam Up To Your iPad, Mac

Disruptor Beam, the company behind Game of Thrones Ascent, hopes to thrill the thousands of Star Trek fans worldwide with its upcoming social strategy roleplaying game, Star Trek Timelines. You’ll need to build your own starship and crew to boldly…

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Star Trek Online Can Now Beam You Up On Your Mac

I’m a sucker for MMOs, and a huge fan of the Star Trek franchise. If you like both, you might want to know that a fantastic combination of these two great things is ready to play on your Macintosh. Now…

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You Could Purge Shatner From Star Trek With Google’s New Video Magic [Patent]

Love Star Trek but cringe every time William Shatner opens his mouth? Google’s new method for customizing video could allow you to mute Captain Kirk’s melodramatic monologues, skip scenes in which the character appears, or even change the channel every…

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Star Trek: Trexels Is Cute But Disregards Series Continuity [Review]

The first thing you’ll notice about Star Trek: Trexels (if you’re a massive nerd like me anyway) is that all the little pixel people are wearing Original Series uniforms while the overall game interface is the LCARS system from The…

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Challenge Your Friends And Enemies With Free iOS Game, Star Trek Rivals

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Like an odd cross between Sudoku and a collectible card game, Star Trek Rivals, from Elephant Mouse Games, is out for iOS on the App Store to capture your attention today, on the release date of Star Trek: Into Darkness (have you gotten your tickets, yet?).

The game is free, has all your Star Trek reboot characters in it, and is pretty simple to learn, but hard to master. It plays asynchronously,  [Read More…]