As an actress, Majel Barrett‘s most recognizable role didn’t have her actually appear on camera. The wife of Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek’s creator, provided the voice of the ship’s computer on The Next Generation and subsequent films and TV series. And although Barrett passed away in 2008, her voice may live on in…
Some people install monitors in their walls for kitchen-computing, but usually stop at Windows or OS X for the OS. Not Dutchman Pascal, though—who created a Windows XP skin inspired by Star Trek's LCARS interface.
With an face that seems ripped right out of Star Trek's LCARS, you'd think the Gridlock is yet another Tokyoflash watch that's nigh-impossible to read, but you'd be wrong. It's actually quite simple once you figure out the hook.
We've seen plenty of Tricorder-styled gizmos, but the PMP-09 is the best I've seen, and a functional gadget in its own-right. The flip-up PMP has a 2.8-inch display, 8GB storage, and provides 12 hours of music/4 hours of video playback.