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JetBlue won't 'police' in-flight voice calls over Wi-Fi

The airline says its Fly-Fi service will be able to carry VoIP and complaints will be handled case by case.

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FCC moves toward in-flight mobile use; Transportation may ban voice calls

While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."

Cell phones on planes may be heading for the U.S., but will anyone use them?

Foreign airlines might easily extend service on flights into the country if the FCC allows it.

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In-flight entertainment: Which airline offers the best?

The piano bars of 1970s-era 747s are history. High-def video and on-demand cocktails are the new standard, so let's grade airlines from A to F.

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MiseryMap tracks weather, flight delays in real time

This site offers real-time reports on travel delays at a glance, and could come in handy over the holidays.

FCC proposes to allow mid-flight phone calls, ruining air travel for everyone

Soon, being stuck in a middle seat may be the least of your inconveniences, as your fellow passengers gab ceaselessly on their smartphones.

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Southwest becomes first airline to offer gate-to-gate Wi-Fi

Takeoff? Landing? In-flight? It's all the same under Southwest's new gate-to-gate Wi-Fi policy.

Gogo's fee-based Wi-Fi misses a big opportunity

In-flight Wi-fi is a boon for business travelers, but the service is priced so that only the most desperate are willing to take advantage of it.

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FAA now allows gadgets during takeoff, landing, and everywhere in-between

Get ready to use your smartphone without fear—the FAA is reversing its rule about the use of electronic devices.

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Das Keyboard HackShield Backpack - Rapid Review

The Fort Knox of backpacks, the HackShield prevents both physical and digital theft.

Security tips for digital nomads

Here's a tale of traveling three continents in the past 18 months, staying connected, keeping powered up, and protecting valuable gadgets from theft.