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Star Trek™ Communicator

By CBS Interactive

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Description

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.


ALL NEW FEATURES!

**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

Neato but...

Please smooth out the animation of the gold cover grill when it's opening and closing. I want to show this app off to my other trek nerds but it's cheap looking right off the get go. Also, I wish I got more sounds since I paid .99 cents. But I see that I have to pay for additional sound groups. If that's the case it shoulda been a free download with the sounds it comes with and then you pay for IAP's for additional sound groups. I feel like I've been had. With that said, I like that I have the app for a fun lil gimmick. As far as the sounds it comes with, since I've already paid the .99 it is what it is, but please smooth out the open/close grill cover animation. Live long and prosper : )

Updated Version

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!

Fun app to have

You can make phone calls with the app but it goes straight to the usual iPhone screen to place a normal phone call when what I really wanted was for the app to stay open and to speak to my friends on speaker phone while looking down at my communicator to geek out over. I'd like to be able to answer incoming calls by flipping open the communicator, as well as actually use the communicator to talk to other Trekkers that have the app. I actually thought that would be a part of the app without reading into it.

Oh, and it would be awesome to use the sounds during conversations so when I say goodbye Spock can say LLAP just before hanging up ;)

Star Trek™ Communicator
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated: Aug 07, 2012
  • Version: 3.0.2
  • Size: 24.5 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: CBS Mobile

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
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  4. Season 2 Sound Pack$0.99
  5. Season 3 Sound Pack$0.99