Heightened Security In the UK Means No Laptops, Cellphones and iPods On Board

The Guardian reports that thanks to today's unraveling of the "mass murder terror plot", officials are banning gadgets from being taken onboard as a carry-on item for the time being. In the UK, laptops, cellphones, iPods, and other small electronic devices need to be checked-in thanks to the terrorist's plan to use these gadgets to detonate explosives.

As of the time of this post, the US is still allowing these items onto flights. But check both the news and Gizmodo frequently if you've got a flight coming up. We'll post updates if the situation regarding gadgets changes.

'Mass murder terror plot' uncovered [Guardian]
Local Travelers React To Terrorist Plot [WKTR]