Kindle DX: Must You Power Down on the Plane?
Some tech-savvy fliers find it a bit frustrating that they’re asked to turn off their Kindles and e-readers for takeoffs and landings.
The Kindle DX, displaying a page from The New York Times (NYT), is demonstrated at a news conference Wednesday.
Airlines say Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle and Sony’s (SNE) Reader are like any other portable electronic device, and thus must be turned off for takeoff and landing. Still, this does not sit well with some fliers.