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Continental offers cheaper head-up displays for cars

With the company's simpler "combiner" HUD, more cars could overlay information like driving directions atop drivers' view of the road. But distractions must be kept to a minimum.

By July 23, 2014

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Eagle-eyed cops hone in on phones in cars

Victorian police are cracking down on drivers who use their phone behind the wheel thanks to new camera technology that allows cops to spy out offenders from afar.

By April 15, 2014

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Seatbelt buckles have gone to the dogs

Buckle-Down reveals automaker-logo seatbelt buckle collars and seatbelt fabric leashes for dogs.

By February 15, 2011

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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 December 18, 2013

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Three lets you use data, calls and texts for free in the US

The numerical network has expanded its brilliant Feel At Home scheme to the US, letting you use data and phone home for no extra charge.

By December 4, 2013

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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 November 14, 2013

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It is now safe to turn on and leave on your electronic devices

Buckle your seatbelt, make sure your seats are upright, and power off all electronics. That last part could soon be changing. The FAA is on the verge of easing its restrictions on when passengers can use their tablets, e-readers, iPods, and smartphones. CNET's Sumi Das explains how planes and technology have changed, alleviating safety concerns and putting pressure on the FAA to update its ban.

By September 30, 2013

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Apple Maps mishap sees drivers crash airport runway

Hapless Apple Maps caused a scare at an airport when drivers invaded a runway -- because their iPhones told them to.

By September 26, 2013

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Virgin Australia launches Wi-Fi in-flight entertainment

After months of testing, the airline has formally launched its BYOD Wi-Fi enabled in-flight entertainment system.

By September 16, 2013

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Next-gen Asset speed camera catches you not wearing a seatbelt

Fasten your seatbelts, motorists. A new generation of speed camera is being readied and it's able to catch you committing eight separate offences at the same time.

By November 8, 2010