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flight check-in

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Cortana drafts emails, tracks flights, checks weather on Windows 10 tablets and PCs

Microsoft's voice-activated assistant finally makes the jump from the small screen to the big screen.

By January 21, 2015

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Why the death of the Firefox phone matters

With its failure to stop the mobile-software dominance of Google and Apple, Mozilla loses relevance and the Web grows a little weaker.

By February 5, 2016

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Take a space flight through a sparkling stellar nursery

To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Hubble telescope, check out this stunning visualisation of a flight through a nebula, the place where stars are born.

By April 23, 2015

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Birdly's Oculus Rift and flapping machine combo lets you 'fly' (Tomorrow Daily 151)

We're very entertained and intrigued by Birdly, a contraption offering a first-person view of what it's like to soar above civilization as a bird. Unfortunately, you won't be dropping bombs on car windshields or stealing french fries from beachgoers. Sorry, seagull LARPers!

By March 26, 2015

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Birdly uses VR, a fan and your flapping arms to simulate flight (Tomorrow Daily 151)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out bird-flight simulator Birdly (complete with hydraulic flapping arm mechanism), a father and son in China turning spare car parts into huge model Transformers, and explain how Boeing's newest patent reminds us of sci-fi force fields. #TDJunk

By March 26, 2015

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Superman Ultimate Flight

The Superman Ultimate Flight ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom uses electromagnetic technology called linear synchronous motor, or LSM, to launch riders at 63 miles an hour through a tunnel and send them up more than 100 feet above the ground, where they momentarily hang upside down with only a lap bar holding them in their seats. Check out the POV video.

July 1, 2013

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Never get a bad seat on a Southwest flight again

A free Web service will automatically check you into your Southwest flight exactly at the 24-hour mark.

By May 31, 2013

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In Mojave, the world's most exciting planes take flight

From the Air Force to NASA, commercial airplane storage to the first private spacecraft, the Mojave is the center of aviation. CNET Road Trip 2012 braved the summer heat to check it out.

By July 28, 2012

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Apple wins patent for iTravel application

The patent describes an application that lets users make reservations, check in for a flight, and share identification information before boarding.

By July 10, 2012

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$15 to check a bag, but free to charge an iPod

United Airlines becomes the first domestic carrier to implement a partnership with Apple that brings iPod and iPhone connectivity to select planes' in-flight entertainment systems.

By June 16, 2008