Star Trek™ Communicator
By CBS Interactive
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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
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.
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!
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 : )
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Aug 07, 2012
- Version: 3.0.2
- Size: 24.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: CBS Mobile
- © TM & (c) 2012 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Star Trek Communicator, Star Trek and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. CBS and the CBS Eye Design are trademarks of CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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