Tag Archive: Flight


See Flight Info on iPhone with a Quick Tap Trick

iOS has an excellent flight-lookup feature which allows users to instantly get flight information about planes that are coming and going. All you need to use this great ability is a flight number embedded somewhere, like a text message, email, note, or webpage, and the rest is just a matter of knowing how to retrieve … Read More

Get Active Flight Information on Mac OS X from Nearly Anywhere, Instantly

One of the most useful features of Mac OS X is the feature called data detectors, which allow users to highlight text and words to then get instant dictionary definitions, details about movies and other media, and, as we’ll show you here, you can even get data about airplane flights that are coming and going. … Read More

This micro drone turns flight on its head, literally [Deals]

Drones are becoming so common and easy to use that they’re almost impossible to break. Take the Micro Drone 2.0+ with HD-Camera: Inverted Flight Edition — just toss the thing into the air and it’ll automatically right itself, no matter the angle. Want to fly it upside down? It’s cool with that, in fact that’s […]

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This micro drone turns flight on its head, literally [Deals]

Drones are becoming so common and easy to use that they’re almost impossible to break. Take the Micro Drone 2.0+ with HD-Camera: Inverted Flight Edition — just toss the thing into the air and it’ll automatically right itself, no matter the angle. Want to fly it upside down? It’s cool with that, in fact that’s […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Jetpack daredevils take flight alongside Airbus A380

We were all supposed to have personal jetpacks by now. But keeping them in the air for any length of time has made them impractical, so to get our futuristic fix we have to settle for Buzz Lightyear or James Bond from the 1965 movie Thunderball. But check out jetpack pilots Yves Rossy and Vince […]

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Potty humor adds levity to historic solar-powered flight

Sometime this month, a plane will lift off from an airstrip in the United Arab Emirate and attempt to fly around the world fueled by the rays of the sun. How technology will keep the plane airborne or how two… Read more ›

Orion test flight launches humans one step closer to Mars

When the final Space Shuttle flight landed in July 2011, there was a sadness that America’s future involvement in space exploration would be nothing more than one of our astronauts occasionally hitching a lift on a rickety Russian rocket. But… Read more ›

Stalk the passengers on your next flight with this creepy app

Have you ever wished for an app that lets you know exactly who you’ll be sitting next to on a flight — right down to perusing your would-be neighbor’s Facebook profile to see what you have in common? A new… Read more ›

Original Angry Birds take flight again in 15 brand new levels

Almost five years after the original Angry Birds game made its debut, Rovio is keeping things fresh with a new update that adds 15 brand new levels. All are based on fan-favorite episodes, and they’re available now on both Android and iOS. It’s quite… Read more ›

iPad Air: Gulf becomes the latest airline to carry iPad electronic flight bags

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s flagship air carrier, has become the latest airline to participate in an iPad-based electronic flight bag program. The program will see Gulf Air purchase 355 iPads, to be distributed throughout the airline’s fleet. “We… Read more ›