Airline Industry Feels WiFi Is As Integral To Flight Experience As Wings

Throughout last week's Airline Passenger Experience Expo, the primary news pouring out was about inflight entertainment and connectivity. The death knell began to ring a few years ago for the traditional seat back TV, as analysts foresaw the growth of personal devices like laptops, phones and tablets. » 9/23/14 1:15pm 9/23/14 1:15pm

Airlines Are Spending More Than $1 Billion Per Month To Make You Happy

Gone are the days of no-frills flying. Even Southwest, who once embraced "no frills," now offers WiFi and streaming TV on most of its planes. As budgets and profit margins remain tight in the airline industry, their profits are going toward on-board improvements like WiFi, entertainment options, and power outlets at… » 8/25/14 3:30pm 8/25/14 3:30pm

DaimlerChrysler Tests WLAN Car-to-Car Communication System

Car-to-car communication has nothing to do with gesturing after a close call on the highway. Futurists foresee a time when cars will use systems of GPS and WiFi tech to let them communicate with each other, relaying information about road conditions and traffic anomalies to prevent smash-ups. DaimlerChrysler is… » 12/06/06 11:15am 12/06/06 11:15am

Windows for Your Scraper: Media Center in Buick Century

Bumbeck's threatening to get on his bad motor scooter and descend down the 110 from the heights of Montrose to check out Gawker Media's new San Pedro facilities. And when we think of Bumbeck, we think of two things (among other things): Sammy Hagar's pre-solo oeuvre and this classic dictum: "I have a theory that… » 11/29/05 4:20am 11/29/05 4:20am