Re: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS - Grading & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Seems like the communicators also used text messaging. Pike was called to the meeting reading something. They are more or less cell phones at this point. But then again the cell phone was inspired by the communicators from TOS.
"And in all of the universe, three million million galaxies like this. And in all of that... and perhaps more, only one of each of us. Don't destroy the one named Kirk"