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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.....
Good reasons to upgrade the iOs on your iPhone or iPad.
Sky Guru will explain to passengers what is happening during their flight in real time.
Among other factors, increasing the customer base for inflight Wifi could be a lucrative source of revenue for Chinese airlines.
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?
Galaxy 7s bring the chance of electronics catching fire to the forefront.
There are "numerous reports" of the devices catching fire.
A "NodPod" for sleeping while traveling. This is a Kickstarter with a reasonable price. You will look like a member of some esoteric religion but it will keep your head from flopping around.
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.
Hong Kong residents ridiculed the marketing gaffe on Facebook.
This one claims it will start shipping in November, so it might be more real than all the others. Not stated but implied - it will be very expensive to start with, though.
A draft amendment to China's Civil Aviation Law includes a 50,000 yuan (US$7,515) fine for passengers using mobile phones on planes.