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Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Know how you have to turn off your Kindle when you're on a plane, at least when you take off and land? The FAA is asking for public comment on those rules. There are two ways digital devices cause problems -- one through radio frequency and one through Wi-Fi frequency. Is one worse than the other? Are either harmful?

Reconsidering digital devices at takeoff and landing

Does it really matter if we turn off our Kindles and iPads before the plane takes off?
Posted In: Kindle, aviation, safety, digital devices, hacking