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US restricts electronic device usage by airline passengers from 8 countries

The United States Department of Homeland Security is prohibiting airline passengers flying from 8 countries from carrying any electronic devices larger than a smartphone into the cabin. You can still bring them onto the plane by including them in checked baggage, though. The restrictions took effect early this morning, and apply to tablets, laptops, cameras, […]

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Lilbits (10-02-2013): More bad news for BlackBerry

Canadian smartphone company BlackBerry could go private soon, which means the company may not have to report its financial health to the public anymore. But for now, the company is continuing to provide updates on its current situation… and the state of the BlackBerry is not good. Here’s a roundup of tech news from around […]

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Lilbits (9-27-2013): Reading eBooks during takeoff and landing

Tired of turning off all your gadgets while waiting for airplanes to takeoff — even gadgets that have virtually no wireless connectivity? It looks like you might be able to keep your using your Kindle or NOOK during takeoff and landing soon. This cannot be good news for SkyMall. Here’s a roundup of tech news […]