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Airport checkins made easier

06/21/2012, The checking in process at airports have become a rather tedious affair these days, especially after the horror of 9/11, where there are far more security restrictions and procedures to go through this time around. International travelers also have to...

Hologram-like helpers coming to New York airports in July

05/23/2012, The Port Authority of New York has announced plans to add new customer service agents to LaGuardia, Newark and JFK airports this coming July. These are not ordinary agents though, they are computerized hologram-like agents that will be deployed to work in...

Bing now offers Airport maps

09/30/2011, How often do you get lost in an airport? Not too often I hope! But for those of you who do, we’ve got some great news for you. The folks over at Bing have now made Airport Maps available in its Maps service. Just like its maps for shopping malls,...

iPhone 5 Intercepted in Germany?

08/15/2011, It was only recently where the iPhone 4 fiasco with Gizmodo was resolved, with ex-Gizmodo editor Jason Chen being found not guilty of any wrongdoing in the whole case. Well it seems that there has been news in Germany where officials at the airport...

Heathrow airport to introduce facial recognition scanning

07/22/2011, For those who travel frequently on airplanes, you may have realized that airport security is starting to get tighter, and while some of the practices conducted by airport security personnel may be questionable, the fact of the matter is that security is...

New software removes “naked” body scans (airport security)

07/20/2011, Airport security is never easy. Ever since the rise of aircraft-related crimes in recent years, the country has taken serious measures to ensure the safety of its flight crew and passengers on planes. One of the measures implemented to counter this...

AirPort device stocks running low, refresh in the works?

06/02/2011, There has been a fair number of reports from a bunch of Apple Stores across the US which points toward a low figure in AirPort devices stock, or even being out of stock. This means the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule models are getting...

World’s first Skype phone booth in Estonia

03/28/2011, Now that we all have Skype on our mobile phones, you would think that there would be no need to Skype from our computers or anywhere else. Well the folks in Estonia don’t think so. They have installed the world’s first Skype phone booth in the...

easy2pick helps you spot your luggage at the airport

03/10/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you’re waiting for your luggage at the airport carousel, but everyone seems to have the same bag as you? Well, the folks over at X-treme Geek have developed this nifty little gadget to help you with that problem....

London airport recruits holograms to make announcements

01/31/2011, If you walk into the Luton Airport in London today, and are lining up to get through security, don’t be alarmed if you feel like you’ve stepped into some 90s sci-fi film. Luton Airport has decided to enlist the help of two holographic staff to...