My flights to and from San Francisco offered GoGo, an in-flight wireless Internet service (of which I did not partake). They played an advertisement for it on the television screens, at the beginning of the flight. It’s easy to use, the ad said. Simply turn on your WiFi, once you’re told it’s OK to use electronic devices. Fire up your browser, as is usual with these things, and follow the instructions. And pay, of course. But the strange bit came at the end of the ad:
Just remember: cellular, bluetooth, and other wireless devices may not be used in flight.Say what?
Pointers to this fortnight’s blog carnivals: