Want a Working ‘Star Trek’ Communicator? Someone Has Made It So! [PICS]

Star Trek Communicator 2

Better late than never, right?? Pre-orders are now being taken for this officially-licensed WORKING COMMUNICATOR, available at Thinkgeek for $149.95! According to The Next Web: It’s being created The Wand Company and is based on structured-light 3D scans of the an original prop. It’s made of pressed and die cast metal, aluminium and textured ABS. […]

Wired And Wireless Communications Get Tech Advances

Credit: California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology

Three separate research projects could make life easier for both fixed-line and mobile Internet users. Qualcomm, Samsung and LG have unveiled work, covering fiber optic cables and rechargeable batteries. The Qualcomm Institute, based at the University of California, San Diego, says it has found a way to dramatically increase the capabilities of fiber optic cables. […]