196 Results for

tsa

Article

Uncharged phones may not fly with TSA

On some overseas flights to the US, a new TSA screening rule may require you to power on electronic devices before boarding. And Apple hires a Swiss-watch executive as we wait for the iWatch.

By July 7, 2014

Article

'Star Wars' actor's lightsaber cane gets him detained by TSA

Peter Mayhew, the extremely tall man who plays Chewbacca, confounds TSA operatives in Denver with his lightsaber cane. Apparently, it was too long for their liking.

By June 10, 2013

Article

The 404 1,519: Where we send in the drones (podcast)

Jeff literally spent the long weekend in a cave and gives us a solid review of Sportsfriends' Johann Sebastian Joust, the TSA bans uncharged devices from flights, shooting fireworks with drones, and more!

By July 7, 2014

Article

US bans uncharged cell phones, laptops from some flights

The Transportation Security Administration says that security has been stepped up on certain flights into the US. This includes asking passengers to power up their devices.

By July 6, 2014

Article

Peter Mayhew back as Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' sources say

Anonymous sources feed the rumor that Peter Mayhew is once again donning the fur suit to play Chewbacca for the new "Star Wars" movie.

By April 7, 2014

Article

Get a refurbished Acer C710 Chromebook for $139.99

This is about as cheap as laptops get. But is it too limited to be of practical value? Not if you know what you're getting.

By March 26, 2014

Article

TSA, bored of seeing you naked, removing airport body scanners

The Transport Security Administration says its techies have failed to create software that would allow passengers to appears less naked when going through scanners, so it is removing the devices.

By January 19, 2013

Article

Southwest (finally) rolling out mobile boarding passes

Passengers in Dallas have had them for about two weeks, but a CNET reporter, getting ready to leave Austin after a week at SXSW, was excited to see it's available elsewhere. Where is next?

By March 10, 2014

Article

Hands-on with the TaskOne multi-tool iPhone case

Designed to harness your inner MacGyver, this heavy-duty holster stows an impressive 22 tools. But are they any good?

By December 23, 2013

Article

What did Seth Green, Simon Pegg love in 2013? Geek celebs spill all

Which gadget geeks up Grant Imahara's living room? Which smartphone has sci-fi author John Scalzi buzzing? What's Seth Green so excited about? Crave's Bonnie Burton checks in with a dozen-plus geeky celebs.

By December 19, 2013