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Archive - 2009

November 8th

3 New Star Trek Online Screens

3 New Star Trek Online Screens

MMORPG.com just released three new Star Trek Online screens featruing Federation ships and the Jem'Hadar. Victory is life! Check out the high-res versions over at MMORPG.com.

Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online

November 7th

Star Trek Online & D-A-C for PC Release Dates

Star Trek Online & D-A-C for PC Release Dates

Star Trek Online is in it's closed beta phase and we can neither confirm or deny whether or not we're currently participating :).  We can, however, let you treklings know that the officially release date is set for Feburary 2nd 2010.  Yes friends, that's the year we make contact!

Also, in other trek gaming news, Star Trek D-A-C is finally set for it's release on the PC on November 12th.  Check out more deets below.  BTW, the pic above has nothing to do with either of these announcements.  It just makes me happy inside.

ST:O info:

Cryptic and Atari have confirmed that their MMO Star Trek Online will be released for PC on 2nd February 2010 in North America, and 5th February in Europe.
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November 6th

TOS Bluetooth Communicator Makes Inner Spock Happy (illogical!)

TOS Bluetooth Communicator Makes Inner Spock Happy (illogical!)

From our PADDs to our burgeoning replicator technology, we're almost living the dream of a full Trek lifestyle. Thanks to Makezine.com and a link from Gizmodo, we can now take another step closer to that dream. CONTINUE READING >>

November 5th

Wil Wheaton Voices Lots O'Romluans In Star Trek XI

Wil Wheaton Voices Lots O'Romluans In Star Trek XI

Our good friend, and counter-culture geek hero, Wil Wheaton recently revealed that he actually did the voice-over work for Nero's crew in Star Trek XI.  It's a pretty interesting turn of events, I guess Leonard Nimoy wasn't the only former Trek actor to make an appearance in J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot.

Thanks to The Trivia Tribble David Kleparek for sending us a link to the article.CONTINUE READING >>

November 4th

Computer, Earl Grey Hot. NASA Works On Replicator Tech

Computer, Earl Grey Hot.  NASA Works On Replicator Tech

Wouldn't it be great to simply ask your computer for a nice piece of pumpkin pie or a bar of gold?  Someday in the near future that might be possible, But, today NASA is working on the first iteration of replicator tech called EBEF3 (electron beam free form fabrication).CONTINUE READING >>

November 3rd

Utah School Auctions Off Shuttlecraft

Utah School Auctions Off Shuttlecraft

Here's your chance to own your very own Shuttlecraft.  Well, actually, it's your chance to own a cool looking shuttlecraft exterior with lots of MDF and turn of the century Macs stuffed in the interior.

As reported by io9, the Alpine School District's Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center in Pleasant Grove, Utah is putting the shuttle up for the highest bidder.  Check out the auction description below.

The USS Galileo Space Ship Simulator
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November 2nd

Star Trek Online Pre-Order Bonuses From Amazon & Gamestop

Star Trek Online Pre-Order Bonuses From Amazon & Gamestop

With it's closed beta underway, Cryptic Studio's Star Trek Online is already offering pre-order bonuses through Gamestop and Amazon.com.  As reported by Big Download, the pre-order bonuses include a collectible box, comm badge, in game Constitution Class ship, special crewmen, art book and access to the closed beta, from the online retailers.

Check out the exerpt below for details.CONTINUE READING >>

November 1st

Star Trek D-A-C Finally Arriving On PC & PS3 This Month

Star Trek D-A-C Finally Arriving On PC & PS3 This Month

As reported by Cinema Blend, Star Trek D-A-C is finally making it's way to PC & Sony's PS3 this month, featuring new ships.  The space shooter has been a hit on the XBOX 360's Xbox Live Arcade since it's release in May.  Surprisingly, it's taken nearly six months for the game to finally grace other platforms.  CONTINUE READING >>

October 31st

Answers - The Trivia Tribble Presents: 'Carbon Creek'

Trivia Tribble

Here are the answers to this week's installment of The Trivia Tribble Presents. If you haven't tried your hand at the challenge check out the quiz. Big thanks to the Trivia Tribble David Kleparek for providing the fantastic content.

Star Trek: Enterprise
Season 2, Episode 2 “Carbon Creek”

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Questions and Answers (in Bold)

1. In what year did the Vulcans make official first contact with Zefram Cochrane? 2063 (5 April)

2. In what state is Carbon Creek located? Pennsylvania CONTINUE READING >>

Bye Bye, Robot: Official Licensed Star Trek Fine Art