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Star Trek Phaser remote: an accurate replica of the actual prop

Star Trek Phaser remote: an accurate replica of the actual prop

This gives a whole new meaning to that oft-quoted and oft-twisted phrase, "Beam me up, Scotty!" While we've seen many Star Trek-themed paraphernalia, enough to probably fill a museum of its own, this Phaser-shaped universal remote control is in a league of its own. According to its makers, this has been lovingly and painstaking crafted to be an accurate replica of the actual TV series prop.

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ThinkGeek April Fools’ toys again serve as viral testing ground

ThinkGeek April Fools’ toys again serve as viral testing ground

Today is the day in the technology reporting world where you mustn’t believe anything anyone tells you. Today, after all, is April Fools’ Day. One of the most consistently top-notch April Fools’ Day collections remains hearty today, that being ThinkGeek’s collection of oddities. In ThinkGeek’s collection we get not only a giggle, but a chance to see these unbelievable devices and toys turn real, as well.

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Pharrell Williams interviews Spock

Pharrell Williams interviews Spock

As part of a creator series of interviews called "ARTST TLK", the multi-platform artist known as Pharrell Williams has brought aboard none other than Leonard Nimoy for a chat. While this actor, synonymous with his iconic half-human/half-alien Star Trek character Spock, has had many chats on the subject, this one is unique. This one is like watching the world's biggest geek speak with an unnatural amount of restraint while asking questions so well thought out, you'd swear he'd written them over the course of a lifetime.

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Star Trek 3 director tipped to be Joe Cornish

Star Trek 3 director tipped to be Joe Cornish

The last two modern Star Trek movies have been undeniably popular and very good. Both of those films have been directed by JJ Abrams. However, Abrams will reportedly not be directing the third installment in the modern Star Trek franchise. Rumors are circulating that a new director has been chosen for the next film in the series.

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Star Trek 3 release date tipped by Spock himself

Star Trek 3 release date tipped by Spock himself

It's not every day you see a character made so inextricably tied to the first actor to play him that he cannot be seen as his human self, but so it is with Leonard Nimoy and his Spock - and he owns it. So much that his "LLAP" following the Twitter update that tips the release date for the next Star Trek movie can basically be taken for gospel truth. That and the double-confirmation (or simple hearty suggestion_ from Star Trek Into Darkness producer Bryan Burk from earlier this year suggesting that the date tipped by Nimoy would, indeed, be an ideal time for the third film (in this new generation) to premiere.

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Acer Aspire R7 Hands-on: Spock’s Choice

Acer Aspire R7 Hands-on: Spock’s Choice

This week SlashGear is having a peek at the Acer Aspire R7 notebook - that rather unique piece of machinery you saw advertised last month aside teasers for the newest Star Trek movie. It's no surprise that this device was chosen to take on that role as its mysterious - and here we find rather enticing - abilities allow it to look like a rather familiar starship. With Acer's "Ezel" hinge, the Aspire R7 can take on several shapes - including that of the Kirk-captained Enterprise.

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