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in-flight gadgets

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Spring Preview 2013 - DO NOT USE

Maybe it's a little early to be getting in line for these gadgets, but they are the products we just

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UK joins US in banning uncharged gadgets from some flights

The UK's Department for Transport says passengers on some journeys will have to prove their devices are powered up "or face not being allowed to bring the device onto the aircraft."

By Jul. 9, 2014

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DJI Phantom Vision, Vision+ drones get app support for autonomous flight paths

An update to DJI's iOS and Android app now allows you to drop GPS waypoints, among other things, so you can concentrate on your video and photos instead of flying.

By Jun. 24, 2014

Editors' Take

ZTE Concord II

Available today on T-Mobile and on May 19 for MetroPCS, the entry-level Concord II sports a 4-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, and Android 4.3.

May. 14, 2014

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FAA green-lights gadget use during entire flight

Agency expects airlines to begin letting you use your electronic devices -- in airplane mode -- from departure to arrival by the end of the year.

By Oct. 31, 2013

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Power Practical PowerPot V

The Power Practical PowerPot V is a useful gadget for connected outdoor-types, and $149 seems like a fair price for anywhere charging capability -- whether you're camping under the stars or hanging out at home during a power outage.

Jan. 23, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Jan. 23, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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BA lets you use phones, tablets in flight mode during takeoff

You won't have to turn your phone off if you fly with British Airways from tomorrow -- as long as it's in flight mode.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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Hipmunk for Android

With its unique features for both hotel and flight search, Hipmunk is unquestionably one of the best travel apps on the market.

Aug. 5, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating Aug. 5, 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 Dec. 12, 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 Dec. 9, 2013

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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 Aug. 28, 2012