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How do you compare to Steve Wozniak? Take our survey and (maybe) win a new iPad Mini

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Last year, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak showed off his travel backpack to Gizmodo readers. He needed a whopping seven containers to get through airport security!

Question is how do the rest of us compare. Tell us what you lug around and have a chance of winning an iPad Mini.

Ban on in-flight gadget use: based on fear or evidence?

Ban on in-flight gadget use: based on fear or evidence?

A recent poll shows that people use their electronic devices on planes, RF interference be damned. Is the lack of planes dropping like shot ducks proof that the ban is illogical, or is electromagnetic emissions pollution more subtle and intermittent than that?

Want to use your gadgets at takeoff and landing? US FAA to review policy

Want to use your gadgets at take-off and landing? US FAA to review policy

It doesn't quite stretch to smartphones yet, but the US Federal Aviation Administration has announced they're going to take a "fresh look" at using personal devices such as e-readers and tablets during takeoff on planes.

Amazon Kindle Fire launches, a second look at Silk privacy

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Amazon began delivering Kindle Fire tablets today, which include their cloud-accelerated browser Silk. I took a look at their response to the EFF on the privacy concerns around cloud surfing and provide my reaction.

Amazon Kindle Fire's Silk browser sounds privacy alarm bells

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Amazon announced their new Kindle Fire tablet today, including a new accelerated web browser Silk. Can making the web faster threaten our privacy?