Boeing fills plane with potatoes for WiFi breakthrough

Boeing says it has developed a new method for measuring and analyzing wireless signals inside airplanes, a technological breakthrough that promises to improve the quality of wireless Internet connectivity in passenger cabins. And they’ve confirmed that it works by filling a plane with sacks of potatoes. No, the potatoes themselves aren’t the technological breakthrough. The… Read More


Bezos: Amazon ‘loaded plane with Kindles’ to test safety

Over the weekend, the New York Times published a great read from Nick Bilton illustrating the challenges that travelers and airlines will face in trying to get the Federal Aviation Administration to move quickly to loosen its rules for devices on flights. We speculated a couple weeks ago that the review of those rules could… Read More