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=/\= how star trek shaped today's ipad 23 years ago
« on: August 10, 2010, 02:28:16 pm »
great article here comparing star trek technology and the new ipad. it is a bright shiny new world folks! YAY!

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/08/how-star-trek-artists-imagined-the-ipad-23-years-ago.ars/
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Re: =/\= how star trek shaped today's ipad 23 years ago
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010, 03:22:11 pm »
You also know that some Star Trek freak designed the first flip phone so it was like a communicator.
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Re: =/\= how star trek shaped today's ipad 23 years ago
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010, 04:49:34 pm »
great article here comparing star trek technology and the new ipad. it is a bright shiny new world folks! YAY!

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/08/how-star-trek-artists-imagined-the-ipad-23-years-ago.ars/


There is a tv show on the history channel named something like that How star trek shaped today's tech;)
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Re: =/\= how star trek shaped today's ipad 23 years ago
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2010, 04:36:04 pm »
my buddy starkiller and i got the motorola startac phone at the same time because it had the classic TOS communicator chip as a ringtone and it was a flip phone. we then moded them by gluing mini communicator metal badges on them or making trek style cases for them. yes we were geeks. we wore them to work since we worked together, we got to show off our geekiness together!!! lol
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