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This summer, two robotic wheelchairs made headlines: one at a Singaporean hospital and another at a Japanese airport.
"Tips and tricks" worth knowing for all travelers.
China has one of the world’s most restrictive internet regimes, tightly policed by a coterie of government regulators intent on suppressing dissent to preserve social stability.
Cell phone - and possibly car - batteries that can recharge in 5 minutes. Sounds wonderful, but as always, vague about when it will be in production.
"I'm on a plane...I said I'm on a plane."
'Holds twice as much power'. Twice as much as what? At what cost? And when will it go into production?
This "new world" of espionage involves interception of data from phone calls made on board civil aircraft.
Most interesting thing is the graph partway through showing the huge changes in Apple's product mix. When/what/will Apple's next big thing be/appear?
Alaska and Virgin America have added bags to all planes, and Delta plans to add them eventually.
Warning : Do NOT try this at home. But, alas, it seems some people are.....
This one claims to double Li-ion battery capacity, and might start appearing in 2020. At what cost, one wonders.
Apps that may help you to save money while traveling.
Why can't we match the wireless speeds in our neighbors?
A new website, ‘Why everyone hates Uber’, argues that the company uses controversial tactics to bulldoze its way to domination – one city at a time
Will affect broadcast not cable tv. May take a long time to roll out.
The Avatar kiosk has a face on the screen that asks questions of travelers and can detect changes in physiology and behavior during the interview.
The airline allegedly is investigating ‘digital pills’ for passengers to swallow that will tell flight staff if they are feeling comfortable.
Great customer service; horrible PR for the brand.
Or is it one isolated incident?
Promises much, but note "the technology isn’t quite ready for prime-time".
If you're a TripAdvisor fan, new features should appeal to you.
This is why being required to check laptops is a dangerous idea.
Usually Calif is hyper-sensitive to anything dangerous/harmful, but this time they've tried to prevent the release of this report.
Passengers trying the service won’t have to pull out their ticket or passport at the gate, after they have registered.
Theft of Wi-Fi is illegal, but ......
A graphene type super-capacitor. Seems amazing, but far from ready for commercial release, like so many other battery technologies.
First Blackberry, now Microsoft. Seems like smartphones have become a two horse race between Android and iOS, with Android benefitting from Msft's collapse in market share.
Blackberry have announced they will discontinue making phone hardware. A decision possibly better late (by perhaps five or more years) than never.
Federal Aviation Administration controllers and pilots are using new computer technology that could help flights get to their destinations faster and more safely.