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Star Trek™ Communicator

By CBS Interactive

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


New and improved with more sound effects & phrases and an all-new look! Choose your favorite classic Star Trek™ lines while 'communicating' with your crew!

Get the official Star Trek™ Communicator, as featured in the original Star Trek™ television series, for your iPhone and iPod Touch! This authentic Communicator app, replicating the personal communication device used by Starfleet personnel, features actual voices of Capt. Kirk, Spock, Dr. McCoy, Scotty, Sulu, Lt. Uhura and sound effects as well as lights & motion replicating the actual prop from the series that started it all!

This official Star Trek™ app not only turns your iPhone into a Communicator replica, it’s functional too! You can access your contacts and call your friends from your Communicator.


**NEW** All-new interface and menus designed to feel like a true extension of the classic Star Trek™ series

**NEW** Now includes the ability to assign your favorite phrases and sound effects to main buttons on the face of the Communicator

**NEW** Brand new realistic style which simulates the look and feel of the actual Communicator prop

**NEW** Additional sound files available for purchase- and can be organized to create your favorite scenarios from Star Trek™ The Original Series!

• Enhanced audio quality of the official sound and voice effects from Star Trek™ The Original Series

• A "paging" function that allows for interactive role-playing

• Redesigned dialer screen which allows access to your personal contacts - dial out to your friends through your Star Trek™ Communicator! (Dialing feature for use with iPhone only. Not compatible with iPod touch or iPad.)

• Animated antenna grid that flips up with the flick of your wrist or the swipe of your finger

What's New in Version 3.0.2

* Improved dialer screen functionality

* Improved app stability

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Customer Reviews

Needs to function as intended but still cool

New app looks and sounds great but disappointment #1 is that I can't answer incoming calls by using the app and flipping up the grill and hearing the chips while looking at the communicators face with the revolving moire. I even purchased the Classic TOS incoming communicator "beep, beep" to complete the illusion (which totally works if you set as your incoming ringtone). Which brings me to disappointment #2, the fact that the apps communicator disappears during phone calls. This is the primary purpose of the app (I thought). This doesn't seem such a hard thing do I would think. What you've done right here you should be proud of but please don't stop before it can be used as advertised, fix that and I swear l update my review to 5 stars, okay?!?

P. S. When I go to the settings section within the app proper I can neither hear the sounds by touching on their names/descriptions or change their play order by holding them.

Unbelievably great app, please update it.

An Urgent Request for CBS Interactive to Update the Star Trek Communicator iPhone app.
This is my favorite app ever (and I am an avid Star Trek collector), an opinion I found to be shared by fans at the Las Vegas Star Trek convention. I use it almost daily, and purchased all 5 add-on Sound Packs. I could scarcely believe that this was a free app, I thank you for all of the care you have invested in making this a great product, and I urge you to update it before it joins the trash heap of obsolete iPhone apps. On behalf of all fans, I beg you to keep this app alive. (Please please please!)
If the cost is an issue, I am certain that I and other fans would pay to keep your excellent ST TOS Communicator app functional. Thank you for your kind attention and your serious consideration.

Updated Version - they aren't going to improve this app any more, are they.

Update is cool, except... The grid graphic is different. Looks a bit more cartoony and misshapen. Original looked better. They improved the moire pattern to some extent, but it STILL isn't the classic 'spider' moire. And what's with that HUGE hole in the center?!? They couldn't clean that up any better??? And hey... What's with throwing a sound effect in there from The Next Generation Trek?!? It doesn't belong! Sure I'm picky! This is supposed to be a classic Trek app. I know you can switch it off, but it shouldn't be there AT ALL. Last thing... The 2 buttons that activate the sounds AREN'T SUPPOSED TO LIGHT UP!!! They're KNOBS, not lights!!!
Really does seem like the creators of this app weren't totally original Trek geeks. Take notes from us Trek geeks!

Star Trek™ Communicator
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.0.2
  • Size: 24.5 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Special FX Sound Pack$0.99
  2. Iconic Phrases Sound Pack$0.99
  3. Season 1 Sound Pack$0.99
  4. Season 2 Sound Pack$0.99
  5. Season 3 Sound Pack$0.99