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in-flight gadgets

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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

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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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Gogo unveils in-flight text, talk service at 30,000 feet

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.

By November 8, 2013

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FAA to loosen rules on in-flight electronic devices, says WSJ

The new rules would allow passengers more freedom to use certain devices at low altitudes.

By June 21, 2013

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FCC proposes freeing up more spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi

The FCC unanimously votes to take comments on a proposal that would auction off 500MHz worth of wireless spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi, greatly adding to capacity and speed of the service.

By May 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 August 28, 2012

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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 August 28, 2012

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This guy's homemade hoverboard flight set a Guinness World Record

Video shows Catalin Alexandru Duru setting a Guinness World Record for longest hoverboard flight by traveling almost a thousand feet.

By May 22, 2015

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Senator pressures FAA to get moving on in-flight device use

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill tells the agency she's "prepared to pursue legislative solutions" if it doesn't move at a reasonable pace to allow gadget use on planes.

By December 12, 2012

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'Star Wars' snowspeeder drone protects the Rebels in France

A French maker is back with another one of his awesome "Star Wars" drones. His latest is fashioned after a Rebel snowspeeder on a mission to protect the Rebel base in southern France.

By April 17, 2015