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Delta Air Lines to Deploy Apple iPads to 12,000 Pilots

Delta Air Lines to Deploy Apple iPads to 12,000 Pilots

Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that it plans to equip its pilots with new iPads.
The pilots will soon start to receive new iPad Pro tablets powered by Apple’s new M1 microprocessor and come equipped with support for 5G.
The new iPads are an upgrade to the current tablet used as pilot electronic flight bags.
Delta isn’t the first airline to deploy iPhones or iPads to crew members.  In June, American announced plans …

Coronavirus News Update – July 29: Apple, Facebook, Google to All Require Masks

Coronavirus News Update – July 29: Apple, Facebook, Google to All Require Masks

Apple said it will require customers and employees in many of its retail stores to don face masks.  It will also require individuals in its offices to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. The move was made after reviewing the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as local health data and applies to approximately 45% of its shops.
As of Thursday morning, the world has …

Coronavirus News Update – July 21: ‘If Anybody is Lying Here, it is You,’ Fauci Tells Senator

Coronavirus News Update – July 21: ‘If Anybody is Lying Here, it is You,’ Fauci Tells Senator

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease specialist, clashed with Senator Rand Paul at a senate hearing on Tuesday.  The senator accused President Biden’s top health advisor of lying about U.S.-funded virus research and Fauci turned the tables on him. “If anybody is lying here, it is you,” he admonished the senator at the hearing.
New York City officials said they would require city health workers to either be fully …

American Airlines to Deploy Apple iPhones to 20,000 Flight Attendants, iPads to Pilots to ‘Improve Customer Experience’

American Airlines to Deploy Apple iPhones to 20,000 Flight Attendants, iPads to Pilots to ‘Improve Customer Experience’

American Airlines said Wednesday that it plans to equip its flight attendants with the new Apple iPhone 12 and its pilots with new iPads.
The airline announced this in a memorandum to employees from its chief information officer, Maya Leibman, that was viewed by Frequent Business Traveler.
The move, the carrier said, is intended to “improve our customer and team member experience.”
Leibman said that the consolidation onto the iOS platform will allow …

Everything You Missed at Apple’s WWDC Event Including Digitized Driver’s Licenses and Better Messaging

All eyes – at least those of Apple aficionados and tech geeks – were on the Apple World Wide Developers Conference Monday.  The annual showcase for Apple’s latest tech was held virtually amidst the backdrop of a pandemic that is easing in the United States but wreaking havoc in many other parts of the world.
Within the span of a two-hour keynote address, Apple unveiledits next mobile operating system, iOS 15, …

Coronavirus News Update – June 3: Push to Get People Vaccinated in U.S. Now Includes Childcare and Beer

Coronavirus News Update – June 3: Push to Get People Vaccinated in U.S. Now Includes Childcare and Beer

The push to get people vaccinated in the United States now includes longer pharmacy hours, free childcare for those getting inoculated, and free beer.  “If you’re too busy at work or at school, you can get vaccinated around the clock,” said President Joseph Biden. The administration also said that multiple companies are offering special perks for those who get vaccinated.  These programs include free beer on Independence Day from Anheuser-Busch …

Review: How to Travel with Apple’s New AirTags

Apple AirTags, which became available this week from Apple as well as a limited number of retailers, may very well be one of the most useful travel accessories to come to market in recent years.
Simply place the AirTag on or in your wallet, bag, keychain, or another object you wish to track and the Find My app will locate the item when required.
Priced at $29 per tag or $99 for …