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This is a real-life Star Trek Communicator that actually works as a Bluetooth handset

This is a real-life Star Trek Communicator that actually works as a Bluetooth handset

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A company has taken Star Trek's iconic Communicator (the "last remaining Communicator prop in the universe", in fact), 3D-scanned every curve, line, and texture of the original housing, and recreated the device from die-cast metal. But that's not the... >>

Incredible Trekkie flat goes on sale, you can boldly go buy it

Incredible Trekkie flat goes on sale, you can boldly go buy it

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To all you Star Trek fans, a rare gem has appeared on our long-range scanners – a flat that's kitted out for the ultimate Trekkie. The Star Trek inspired flat is designed entirely to look like the inside of the USS Voyager space ship. Although for non-super... >>

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

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Star Trek and sushi might not be something you'd immediately see going together but ThinkGeek did and now it's something you can own. The Star Trek U.S.S Enterprise Sushi Set has arrived to take the geek rating of sushi eating to the next frontier. The... >>

Gingerbread, the final frontier: This starship Enterprise model has us drooling

Gingerbread, the final frontier: This starship Enterprise model has us drooling

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Some Star Trek fans might be dismayed that the next Star Trek movie has fallen into the hands of Fast & Furious director Justin Lin, but you can take heart in this gingerbread USS Enterprise.  Rather than making a gingerbread house, this USS Enterprise... >>

Tractor beam moves glass particles, potential for hoverboards and gravity guns at last

Tractor beam moves glass particles, potential for hoverboards and gravity guns at last

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A real world tractor beam has been developed and used by physicists to move glass particles. The tractor beam, which uses a single laser beam, was able to move tiny glass particles at up to 20 centimetres in distance. The beam both attracted and repelled... >>

This new cloaking device will make anything invisible, you can build it for £60

This new cloaking device will make anything invisible, you can build it for £60

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Cloaking devices aren't new in science fiction, with Star Trek and Harry Potter featuring them, but they are new to the real world. A few universities have reportedly created versions of them but this new cloak is particularly impressive, and cheap. The... >>

Tractor beam created in water, gravity guns here we come

Tractor beam created in water, gravity guns here we come

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A real-world tractor beam has been created for pulling-in and pushing-out objects. The catch? It's water only, for now. Next step, air control for gravity guns. Both Star Wars and Star Trek agree on one thing the future will hold – tractor beams. And... >>

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

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Android Wear smartwatches were always going to be home to modified watch faces. But this Star Trek: The Next Generation face is beyond awesome. The touchscreen UI found on this face came from Star Trek back when touchscreens weren't even really a thing.... >>

Star Trek fans rejoice, now you can shoot your TV with the Star Trek Phaser Universal Remote Control

Star Trek fans rejoice, now you can shoot your TV with the Star Trek Phaser Universal Remote Control

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The Wand Company has been carving a niche for itself in designing and releasing universal remote controls primarily for memorabilia collectors and sci-fi geeks and its latest, first unveiled during Comic-Con in San Diego, is bound to be very well received... >>

Star Trek smart sliding doors are finally a reality

Star Trek smart sliding doors are finally a reality

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Sliding doors were probably pretty futuristic when they first arrived with their sensors that spot people and open. But they've got a long way to go until they're smart. Current sliding doors are still nothing on the doors of Star Trek. These sci-fi... >>