Today the people at Facebook learned you don’t mess with William Shatner. Over the weekend the social networking giant took the unusual step of deleting the Mr. Shatner official page, claiming it was a fake. But this afternoon Star Trek’s original Kirk turned to Twitter to make his feelings clear, and Facebook quickly reversed their error. Details below.
Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto is in a brand new movie opening this weekend, and you can watch it online for free. The new ensemble comedy Girl Walks Into A Bar has premiered exclusively on YouTube and you can watch it below.
Star Trek took another step into the world of online streaming today with the announcement that starting in April episodes from all the Star Trek TV series will become available on Netflix. Details below.
CBS has added more streaming Star Trek content to the web. Star Trek: The Animated Series is now available online via free (ad-supported) streaming, joining the original Star Trek and Star Trek: Enterprise. Details below.
Today Wil Wheaton and a number of writers released "Clash of the Geeks" a downloadable collection of short stories about a "unicorn Pegasus kitten". The book is available now for free, but they are asking for donations to help with the Lupus Alliance of America. Details below
The popular DVD rental and online service Netflix has extended their offering of streaming Star Trek features to include the 2009 Star Trek movie, along with a selection of most of the other films. Details below.
In June the German browser-based game company Gameforge announced thy were developing free-to-play Star Trek games. And today comes good news on progress, as Star Trek vets Mike and Denise Okuda have been enlisted as consultants for Gameforge. More details below.
Today Paramount Digital Entertainment announced their new iPhone application, Star Trek Captain’s Log. The new app is designed to look like a communicator from the new Star Trek movie, but instead of making calls with it, you use it to make create "captains logs" which you can share with your friends. I have been playing with this fun app for a few days – the TrekMovie review is below.