“Actor William Shatner is having a moment,” John Gaudiosi reports for Reuters. “Shatner is at the top of the tech world.”

“The former ‘Star Trek’ captain, now 81, is featured in Blindlight Apps ‘Shatoetry,’ [$2.99 via Apple's App Store]which catapulted to the top of the entertainment app list on Apple iTunes last week on its first day of release,” Gaudiosi reports. “The celebrity app allows users to choose from hundreds of words to arrange sentences, which Shatner will then recite in his trademark voice and style. There is also a mode that allows Shatner fans to collaborate on ‘Shatisms’ and there are single-player challenges like creating Haiku and poetry.”

Gaudiosi reports, “Shatner, who is currently touring the country with his critically-acclaimed one-man Broadway show, ‘Shatner’s World,’ took a few minutes to talk technology with Reuters.”

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