Computers that could talk were a part of everyday life on the Enterprise and voice recognition in our cars and phones is bringing it to this century.
Uhura’s wireless earpiece seemed pretty futuristic in the 1960s, but now half the people in the grocery store wear a Bluetooth link to their phone.
Captain Kirk’s communicator has fully arrived in the form of mobile phones, and we even experienced (and passed) the flip form factor.
The technology that linked starship captains to Starfleet Command is now keeping friends and family a Skype call away.
Tablet computers aren’t just for captain’s log entries anymore – now we use them to play Angry Birds!