Was Star Trek the inspiration for some modern electronics?

  1. Qmarpat profile image69
    Qmarpatposted 2 years ago

    Was Star Trek the inspiration for some modern electronics?

    Some fans think Star Trek, and shows like that, gave us the design for the cell phone, laptops and other devices. See my hub;"May the Force be With Him".

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  2. littlething profile image87
    littlethingposted 2 years ago

    Actually, yes. Communicators, (cell phones), universal translators, and video conferencing were all on Star Trek well before their real life counterparts.

    1. Qmarpat profile image69
      Qmarpatposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, they look almost the same.

 
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