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in-flight communication


FAA may change in-flight gadget rules

There may be no need to turn off electronics during a flight takeoff, Android users could see software updates soon, and a low-cost box arrives for Google TV.

By August 28, 2012


Qantas, Emirates push in-flight cell phone use

Qantas will now allow text messages and e-mails on domestic flights. Emirates allows the same but adds voice calling as well.

By March 21, 2008


JetBlue to start testing in-flight e-mail, IM next week

The low-cost carrier will be the first domestic airline to offer a wireless service on board when it tests out Yahoo e-mail and IM, as well as BlackBerry access, next Tuesday.

By December 6, 2007


Repairing airplane wings with nanotubes in-flight

An electrical pulse through nanotubes and wires helps find the crack in an airplane wing while in-flight.

By September 27, 2007


British Airways won't retrofit for mobile communications

Airline is planning to launch a mobile e-mail, Web browsing, and texting service on two new Airbus A318 planes this fall. But retrofitting old planes is too costly, CEO says.

By July 2, 2009


Tropos provides wireless communication for jet-powered race car

Tropos provides Wi-Fi-based wireless communication for the North American Eagle jet-powered car that's designed to break the land speed record and achieve land supersonic speed.

By July 7, 2009


CommunicAsia 2008--expect good things

CNET Asia brings you the best of the CommuniAsia 2008 show in Singapore.

By June 16, 2008


NASA sends Mona Lisa to the moon with lasers

In a show of planetary-scale laser communication, Leonardo's digitized lady gets beamed nearly 240,000 miles to a lunar satellite.

By January 18, 2013


Gadgets, airplanes, and you: What's up with the FAA rules

The FAA now says that it's fine and dandy for airline passengers to use their electronic devices in all phases of flight, including takeoff and landing. Here's how the rule change could affect your future flights.

By October 31, 2013


App of the Day: Silent Tweets

So much communication in the world around us depends on our hearing. For the hearing impaired, Silent Tweets offers a solution.

By May 28, 2012