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US could nix plans to permit in-flight cell phone calls

The Department of Transportation is said to be looking at a blanket ban on up-in-the-air chatting.

By August 4, 2014

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Delta puts the kibosh on in-flight cell phone calls

Even though the FCC is moving forward on lifting the ban on phone calls while in flight, Delta's CEO says his airline still won't allow it.

By December 18, 2013

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Friday Poll: Do you want in-flight cell phone calls?

A recent FCC vote improves the chances for in-flight cell phone use, but not everybody is thrilled about the possibility.

By December 13, 2013

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New House bill seeks to ban in-flight cell phone calls

Chairman of the House transportation committee says airplanes are noisy enough without people talking away the flight on their phones.

By December 9, 2013

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Got a new iPad and want to switch carriers? Turns out it's not so easy

So much for a universal Apple SIM. AT&T and T-Mobile both lock down iPad SIM cards in their stores. The difference is a T-Mobile iPad purchased at an Apple store will remain open.

By October 24, 2014

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Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out.

CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.

By October 20, 2014

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Huh? Mini phone attaches to the phone you already have

One company thinks you need a small phone that hitches a ride on your larger phone -- and the idea actually might not be as crazy as it sounds.

By October 24, 2014

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Are in-flight phone calls in our future?

The FCC considers lifting the ban on cell phone use on airplanes, Walmart prepares for a Black Friday battle against Amazon, and some early Xbox One owners have defective systems.

By November 22, 2013

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Are in-flight phone calls in our future?

The FCC considers lifting the ban on cell phone use on airplanes, Walmart prepares for a Black Friday battle against Amazon, and some early Xbox One owners have defective systems.

By November 22, 2013

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FCC vote opens door to end ban on in-flight calls

Measure passes by a 3-2 vote, paving the way for lifting the ban. Ultimately though, the Transportation Department gets final say.

By December 12, 2013