It brings new meaning to Black Friday.
Three days ago, airline Regional Express dropped a press release about a passenger’s cell phone “emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow”. That must be air industry lingo for fire. That’s a word you don’t want to hear aboard jetliners in flight. Running for the exits could be worse. Of course, no airline wants to admit to flaming anything inside one of its cabins. The smoker was an iPhone, by the way. Can you tell from the photo whether it’s the 4 or 4S? The incident occurred on a flight from Lismore to Sydney, Australia — yes, on Black Friday.
Clearwire, the United States’ only nationwide WiMAX network announced on Wednesday that it intends to add TDD-LTE to its catalog of services based on its existing 4G infrastructure. The announcement comes just one week after Sprint announced a similar plan with new partner LightSquared