Tag Archive: Airplanes


Ever feel like the fact that using a tablet during takeoff and landing was banned for passengers — while allowable to pilots — was a bit of a safety double-standard? Ages ago, my Cult of Mac brother in arms John… Read more ›     

Let us use our monkey-flappin’ iPads on the monkey-flappin’ plane, already!

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today pushed for a wider use of electronic portable devices in-flight.

In a letter to Michael Huerta, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski called for the FAA to “enable greater use of tablets, e-readers, and other portable devices” during airplane travel.

About time, right?

The FAA is  [Read More...]