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U.K. follows TSA's lead, bans uncharged electronic devices from some flights

If you're flying to, or even through, the U.K. this summer make sure your devices have a full battery before you land.

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TSA to put mobile phones, other electronic devices under higher scrutiny

Electronic devices that cannot be turned on will not be allowed onboard aircraft, according to new U.S. rules

Study: FAA's ruling on smartphones during takeoff has had little impact

Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing. But that's likely to change over time.

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Expedia to begin accepting Bitcoin for hotel reservations

Bitcoin's march towards the mainstream continues.

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AT&T tracking device would help you find your luggage

AT&T researchers showded off a 3G luggage-tracking device that highlights the company's push into machine-to-machine communication.

Change the voice your Android phone uses for navigation

If you're looking for a voice that's slightly less robotic when your phone is helping you navigate, this TechTip will help.

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How to change the voice on your Android phone

The option is in the phone's accessibility menu

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How to make Google Now your best travel buddy

Google’s predictive Google Now service can pull out essential travel details from Gmail to keep you sane when out of town.

on greenbot.com

Travel gear, HBO, Passbook, and Amazon buys some comics

Amazon buys yet another company, the changing world of travel tech, using Apple services on non-Apple devices, and HBO's "Silicon Valley." With guests Susie Ochs and Dan Frakes.

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Gogo increasing in-flight Internet speeds to 70Mbps

The new service will become commercially available in the middle of next year

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Hands On: T-Mobile's free international roaming

The speed of the service is capped, so is it really useful when traveling?