How Does Airplane Wi-Fi Work?

How can you get internet access seven miles off the ground, why is it often slow, and is it going to get any better? Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Read more about How Does Airplane Wi-Fi Work?[…]

Who's REALLY Flying YOUR Plane?

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Why Don't Planes Crash Into Each Other More Often?

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Why Can't You Use Phones On Planes?

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What are Mainframes?

Mainframe computers, also known as “big iron,” power things from credit card processing to airline ticketing. How do they work, and what makes them different from other large-scale devices like supercomputers? TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free and save 10% when you sign Read more about What are Mainframes?[…]