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Published: Friday, November 1, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Sky gadgets

Sky gadgets

Airline passengers soon will be able to read books on their Kindles and watch movies on their iPads from departure gate to arrival gate under new guidelines from the Federal Aviation Administration (Page A12).

But they still can't talk on their cellphones during the flight -- because the only thing more dreadful than being crammed next to someone in coach for five hours is having to listen to their cellphone conversations.

Eye gadgets: A Southern California woman plans to appeal a ticket for driving while wearing Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear (Page A13).

That's funny --The Buzz was not aware that driving while being a complete dork was against the law.



That explains it: The mayor of Toronto says he won't resign his office after police say they obtained a long-rumored video that allegedly shows hizzoner smoking crack (World Briefly, Page A12).

Let's see: the mayor is caught on camera smoking crack, and he still refuses to resign. What's he doing -- smoking crack? Oh, wait ...

-- Mark Carlson, Herald staff


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