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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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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

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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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In Mojave, the world's most exciting planes take flight

From the Air Force to NASA, commercial airplane storage to the first private spacecraft, the Mojave is the center of aviation. CNET Road Trip 2012 braved the summer heat to check it out.

By Jul. 28, 2012

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At Edwards, NASA's groundbreaking planes take flight (pictures)

NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is home to some of the most cutting-edge work being done on airplane capabilities. CNET Road Trip 2012 got a first-hand look.

17 Images By Jul. 13, 2012

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5 new GTA 5 screenshots outed: Sharks! Planes! Submarines!

Rockstar has released five new GTA 5 screenshots as a teaser of what to expect from the finished game.

5 Images By Dec. 27, 2012