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Six Reasons to Use Airplane Mode That Don’t Involve Flying

Technically, Airplane Mode (or 'Aeroplane Mode' as we Brits should really call it) is meant to prevent your phone from interfering with the instruments on board an aircraft (even though we know the risk of that is relatively low). However, it can prove useful in a host of other situations too, so here are six handy airplane mode tricks. Read More >>

In-Flight Entertainment to Get a Boost as Take-Off and Landing Ban on Gadgets Could Be Lifted

Passengers on flights across the US are now free to use their gadgets during both take-off and landing, and that FAA-granted courtesy could soon be extended across Europe too. The relevant governing bodies, including the UK's Civil Aviation Authority and the European Aviation Safety Agency, are also considering the change, putting an army of "Flight Mode" devs on the dole. [Guardian] Read More >>