CNET editors round up the hottest gadgets for Mom this year.
Measure passes by a 3-2 vote, paving the way for lifting the ban. Ultimately though, the Transportation Department gets final say.
Chairman of the House transportation committee says airplanes are noisy enough without people talking away the flight on their phones.
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.
The in-flight service's latest trick lets you text and talk as though you were on the ground. CNET boarded Gogo's private jet to find out more.
The Samsung Flight offers a unique, likable design and a fair number of features, but some performance gaps keep it from playing in the big leagues.
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.
The Department of Transportation is said to be looking at a blanket ban on up-in-the-air chatting.
Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says a security researcher presenting his findings later this week.
The new rules would allow passengers more freedom to use certain devices at low altitudes.
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."