British Air to Offer In-Flight SMS and Mobile Internet
Starting in the fall of 2009, British Airways will begin offering passengers on the London to New York City flights the ability to send and receive text messages while in flight. The passengers of these business class flights will also be able to access the mobile Internet via handheld devices. British Airways did not disclose pricing for the service, nor exactly what technology is being used to provide the service.
Google Makes Tracking Flight Pricing Easier
Google today improved its Google Flights tool with new ways to track not only flight times, but flight pricing. Moving forward, Google Flights will alert users about potential price increases.
Google's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
YouTube TV Gains More Channels, But Still Limited to Just a Few Cities
YouTube TV recently added a handful of new channels to its monthly internet-based TV offering. Subscribers will now be able to access and watch programs on AMC, BBC America, IFC TV, Sundance TV, Telemundo, Univision, and We TV.
JetBlue First Airline to Accept Apple Pay In-Flight
JetBlue Airways today announced that it will soon accept Apple Pay aboard its aircraft. Owners of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be able to use their smartphone to purchase goods and service, such as snack boxes, premium beverages, and a la carte food options, while on board.
Facebook Messenger Brings SMS Back to Android App
Facebook today said Facebook Messenger users will once again be able to send SMS messages — as long as they're running Android. Essentially, Android users can set Messenger as the default SMS app, which will route all SMS messages and conversations through Messenger rather than any other SMS apps that may be installed on the device.
What about phone calls?
I think this is cool, but my question is, how will they stop people from making phone calls?
At this point(Unless changed), It is still in testing. Voice calls are not being made. It is strictly for ...