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CNET Road Trip Europe: Planes, trains, and automobiles

Come along with CNET's Daniel Terdiman as he visits some of the best geek-oriented spots in Europe, from the Eiffel Tower to Lego manufacturing, and from the historic D-Day beaches to this year's Paris Air Show.

By Jun. 3, 2011

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FCC considers lifting cell phone ban on planes

The U.S. agency that regulates the nation's communications networks said it will seek public comment on a proposal that will allow people to make phone calls and use mobile data in-flight.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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With VTOL X-Planes, DARPA aims for a futuristic lift

The Pentagon's purveyor of far-out ideas wants a new breed of aircraft that's good at both hovering and high-speed cruising.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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The cutting-edge tech behind the hunt for lost WWII planes

For years, the BentProp Project has searched the seas off Palau for missing planes shot down by the Japanese. Now the group has access to the latest oceanographic technology, which it used to find two aircraft lost for 70 years.

By Apr. 20, 2014

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Underwater robots helping find missing WWII planes, airmen

Since 1993, members of the BentProp Project have hunted the seas of Palau for American planes shot down in by the Japanese during World War II. Now they have new high-tech oceanographic tools to help in the search.

By Apr. 19, 2014

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: Road Trip 2013 comes to an end

For more than 5,200 miles over five weeks this summer, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman toured the midwest, looking for great stories. Now it's time to start planning Road Trip 2014.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Amazing ads use surveillance tech to react to planes

British Airways launches a series of interactive billboards in which children appear to react to real-world planes flying by and even explain which flight is in the air.

By Nov. 23, 2013

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Ofcom greenlights 10x faster Internet on planes, trains, boats

Internet connections up to 10x faster have been given the green light to get online when you're on a boat, train or plane.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Phones and tablets get green light for use as planes take off

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is to publish new guidelines on gadgets being used on planes during take-off and landing.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Shoot down planes one turn at a time (pictures)

Sid Meier's Ace Patrol is about turn-based strategy, but the game also shows cool-looking animations for each battle event.

5 Images By May. 14, 2013