While the Federal Aviation Authority recently changed its regulations to allow passengers to use gadgets more freely, it's now done exactly the opposite in the cockpit: pilots won't be able to use personal electronics during flights. Phew?
Good news if you're taking an American Airlines flight any time soon: it's just become the latest airline to allow personal electronics use throughout entire flights.
Ruggedizing your personal electronics, especially waterproofing them, is a pain—typically either requiring you stuff it in a PVC bag or ensconce it in four pounds of silicone rubber. But, one day soon, our precious gadgets may come waterproofed on the molecular level.