Get the ultimate Star Trek fan experience on your iPad

Whether you're a Trekker, a Trekkie, or simply a Star Trek fan, you'll want to check out the new Star Trek PADD iPad app.

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CBS Interactive has released the official Star Trek PADD iPad app based on the TV franchise. When you download the app, you'll have access to an episode guide,'s official database of information (which includes characters, aliens, ships, places, and technologies), an authentic reproduction of the LCARS interface, Star Trek-related sound effects, news and updates from a community of Trekkers (or Trekkies, if you prefer), and more. Think of all the information you'll have at your fingertips the next time asks about your favorite Star Trek episode or when you think the show jumped the shark.

The Star Trek PADD app is available on iTunes for $4.99. If you download the iPad app, please post your feedback in the discussion.

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