NOOKS and Amazon Kindles on DS9?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' started by CmndrSela318, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. CmndrSela318

    CmndrSela318 Trek BBS Commander Number 318. Premium Member

    Sep 13, 2009
    Born in, Raised in & Living in ALABAMA.
    I was just watching WAY OF THE WARRIOR and the pad Sisko handed Worf when he said to Worf "I brought your resignation papers. I thought you might want to look at them before I send them to Starfleet." looked like it could've been a NOOK or an Amazon Kindle. Anyone else noticed the similarity?
  2. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

    Aug 23, 2001
    Nacogdoches, Texas
    PADDs were pretty common throughout TNG, DS9 & VOY. They were the new version of those clipboards that Kirk always signed and handed back to yeomans in TOS.

    Similarities to something in Star Trek with real world technology shouldn't be a surprise. After all, TOS had cellphones, DVDs and such a couple of decades before the real world had 'em.
  3. Tomalak

    Tomalak Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jun 22, 2003
    An Amazon Kindle in 1995 would have been the size of a coffee table.
  4. Rom's Sehlat

    Rom's Sehlat Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 8, 2011
    Actually, those are specialized Ipads, not Nooks or Kindles!
  5. I don't we ever saw (or indicated) real-time movement the way LCDs/iPads would (page turns, animations, etc etc). It had that "static" look of paper and e-ink.