First Mobile Phone Call Made 41 Years Ago Today

Captain Kirk never actually said, "Beam me up, Scotty,” but if he did he would have said it on his communicator. Warp drive, holodecks and replicators still dazzle us, but back when Star Trek first aired a lo...

April 03, 2014

Creating The Voyager Communicator Badge

Because we’re sticklers for quality, we at QMx track down original reference materials from your favorite TV shows or movies whenever possible to ensure screen-accuracy of our products. No matter how big or smal...

March 29, 2014

Undine Art Revamp

Undine Art Revamp By Joe Jing, Sr., Character Artist We are excited to re-introduce players to the Undine, or Species 8472, as they are known from the Star Trek: Voyager TV series. The species first appeared in the V...

March 28, 2014

A Study on Geek Girls, Part 2

While anthropologists are commonly thought of as the experts on exotic and so-called "Primitive" societies, this popular misconception does not reflect the contemporary field of anthropology. What you may have seen in...

March 27, 2014

Militia Intelligence Regarding the Undine

To: D’Tan, Proconsul of the Romulan Republic From: Subcommander Nadel, Militia Intelligence Re: The Undine The species known as the Undine are a threat, although it is yet to be determined if they are as high...

March 21, 2014

Starlogging Trek

Here's what's to blame for the abundance of Star Trek articles in Starlog beginning in late 1985: Tiger Beat. Also, its longtime competitor, 16 Magazine. And, well, me. But I got the notion from Tiger Beat and 16. Af...

March 20, 2014

Celebrate Sir Patrick's Day With Picard's Jacket

“Darmok,” “Unification” and “The Inner Light” and among the very best episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. And they all share one elegant costume piece in common… Capt...

March 17, 2014

A Study On Geek Girls, Part 1

As Always, It Started With Star Trek: A Study On Geek Girls For many years, whenever people would tell me that girls are rare in geek culture, my instant reaction would always be: "Well, no.” Exhibit A. Sour...

March 15, 2014

Mirror Invasion Event

Star Trek Online is currently running a special limited-time event battling the invading forces of the Mirror Universe. This event runs until Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7AM PDT. Players who have level-50 Federation, ...

March 14, 2014

Remembering The Gym Dandy Starship Enterprise

Toy collectors are likely familiar with the name Gabriel Industries. The company, founded in 1913, and eventually purchased by CBS Toys in the 1980s, was famous for its ERECTOR sets and the wildly popular 1970’s...

March 10, 2014

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