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Gogo Opens Up Its APIs To Allow Developers To Build Better In-Flight Apps

Now that most airlines allow you to use your mobile devices during flights and many offer Wi-Fi on their planes, it’s no surprise that we are also seeing more applications that enable that in-flight use. Most major U.S. airlines use Gogo to power their on-board connectivity, and the company …

Android Modders, Your Ultimate Flagship Phone Has Arrived

If you're into tinkering with your Android device, you've probably heard of CyanogenMod. It's an open source operating system that lets you modify …

Why an Oculus Rift demo convinced Facebook's CEO to buy the VR company

Strapping on the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset convinced Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg of the technology's potential and led to its purchase.<p>"I think using it is the biggest thing," Zuckerberg told Wired of the virtual reality headset.<p>Alongside the demo, Zuckerberg was impressed that Oculus …

10 bizarre — and real — video-game patents

Everyone has ideas, and that’s good. But some of those ideas are strange, if not crazy, and the worst news of all is that we have almost no way to hear about them so that they can fascinate and occasionally confuse us.<p>Luckily, however, Google Patents exists, and it’s a valuable resource to learn …

Passengers win ruling in fight over Gogo’s in-flight Wi-Fi “monopoly”

A federal judge has refused to throw out a class action complaint by air travelers who claim that in-flight internet provider Gogo is violating …

We're All Doomed: Using Your Smartphone Before Bed Can Cause Cellphone 'Hangover'

So, we already knew that using our smartphones too much alienates us from actual human beings. Here’s another reason we should probably chill out …

The Complete Guide to In-flight WiFi in the USA

If you’re as deeply tied into tech as we are, you likely hate that feeling when you realize your going to be stuck on a plane for hours with little to entertain you but a tiny TV screen, some crappy headphones, and that book that you take on trips but never read.<p>While at first it might seem like a …

Gogo's next-generation in-flight Wi-Fi to offer peak speeds of over 60Mbps

Gogo today revealed that the next major revision of its in-flight Wi-Fi service will deliver peak speeds exceeding 60Mbps. It's called Gogo GTO (for "ground to orbit") and Virgin Airlines has signed on as the company's launch partner. The "next-generation" offering will debut in the second half of …

Inflight Internet Is About To Get Faster: Gogo Announces Satellite Connections

One of the biggest complaints with inflight wireless connectivity is the speed. While it’s almost always possible to connect to the web and check email or do some light browsing, trying anything that requires even a moderate amount of bandwidth like streaming a YouTube video slows the connection to …

Gogo's hybrid GTO technology bringing 60Mbps download capability to airlines in 2014

In a way, in-flight WiFi still seems like the future. It's the internet, in the air, while traveling at 30,000+ feet. Clearly, just having <i>access</i> isn't good enough, as a smattering of opponents have stepped into a segment long dominated by Gogo with snazzier, satellite-based alternatives. Over the …

Tired of Gogo’s pokey in-flight internet speeds? Next year it’s going to get faster

Expensive and slow Wi-Fi connections may be the norm when you’re stuck in an airplane cabin, but in 2014 Gogo(s gogo), the country’s largest provider …