Tag Archive: Flights

Track flights with iOS 9 and El Capitan’s secret tool

If you travel a lot, iOS 9 and El Capitan, both currently in beta, have a hidden feature just for you. The latest operating systems from Apple offer a new data detector, similar to the ones that can detect a phone number or address in the Mail, Notes, or Messages apps. If you have a […][Read More…]

iPad No-Air! Apple’s tablet grounds American Airline flights

Several dozen American Airlines flights were delayed overnight, after the pilots’ iPads — used for providing information to flight crews — failed prior to takeoff, leaving pilots without a flight plan. iPad bug has @AmericanAir #737 fleet grounded Sitting at #DFW…Read more ›

Plane Finder now lets you track past flights back to April 2011

If you’re the type of person who enjoys/has a work-related need to track airplanes using their iPhone or iPad, you may want to download plane-tracking app Plane Finder, which has just received a brand new update — letting you watch…Read more ›

Guilty as (un)charged: Phones with dead batteries banned on U.K. flights

If you’re flying into or out of the United Kingdom, you’d better make sure your Android or iOS handset is fully charged. With the U.S. government recently announcing that all airline passengers with personal electronics devices will now be required…Read more ›

Hawaiian Airlines To Offer iPad Minis On All Boeing 767 Flights

Hawaiian-Airlines_Maori_DancersHawaiian Airlines announced that due to unexpected turbulence in the quality of inflight entertainment options, it has jettisoned its inflight movie systems in favor of the sleeker, lighter, and infinitely more fun iPad mini. Starting September 1st, 2013, all 14 Boeing 767-300 aircraft in the Hawaiian Airline fleet will be equipped with iPad minis to […]

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