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3DS now has free Wi-Fi access at North American airports with Boingo

The most recent 3DS system update provides free access to all of Boingo's North American airport Wi-Fi hotspots, which means layovers just got another dimension of fun. Boingo operates the Wi-Fi in 42 airports in North America and suggested that free connection for the 3DS would keep bratty kids...

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Hong Kong International Airport gets PS3 kiosks

[Image: Flickr user charchlam] While we Americans are forced to spend our layovers trying not to get chosen for random cavity searches, folks who end up with some free time at Hong Kong International Airport are given a much more pleasant distraction. According to travel news site The Moodie...

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Best Buy vending machines now offering portable games in airports

We live a fairly fast-paced, jet-setting lifestyle -- an unfortunate side-effect of which are the hours of frequent layovers we are forced to suffer while flying between Hugh Hefner's Sky Villa in Vegas and our private, opulent island getaway off the coast of O'ahu. These long stretches are made...

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Japanese airport clears up the Wi-Fi ban

Kotaku's Brian Ashcraft found a row of these posters in Osaka's Itami Airport. No, they aren't more travel-related ads for the system, but rather explanations of the new rules governing handheld consoles on planes. Wisely realizing that the public would riot and turn the plane over if forced to...

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Japan bans Wi-Fi in the friendly skies

Ever since Monday, flying became that much more painful in Japan, as a new law was passed banning passengers from playing wi-fi capable systems while in transit. While the merit of a good book has always been one frequent travelers have never forgotten, it looks like their chances of getting paper...

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Could new airline regulations affect DS owners?

Traveling sucks. There's just no other way to put it. What is between you and your final destination is a maze of complications that one single blog post couldn't begin to cover. And, for gaming enthusiasts traveling with their hobby of choice, things just got worse. New regulations at U.S....

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Suspicious 'game board' causes airport evacuation

A suspicious item found yesterday at Long Beach Airport, Calif. caused the terminal to be evacuated for about 90 minutes and left five aircraft stranded on the tarmac. The item, found in a checked bag, ended up being a "handheld game board." Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman...

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Rumor: Paris airport gets some serious PS2 and PS3 lovin'

All Paris PS3 fans would be wise to book all future flights out of Charles de Gaulle International Airport. According to a translated story off PS3 site Playfrance, on June 27th, 14 PS3 consoles will be connected individually to Sony Bravia 1080p HDTV sets in the "Galerie Parisienne" terminal. A...

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Mac & Nintendo: So happy together

While this guide is fairly old, we're sure some of you Mac lovers, especially the recently converted, could get some use out of it. If you're unable to utilize the wondrous ease of wireless routing, you can easily acquire an adapter to bridge your PC's connection, but what about Mac users? How are...

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How to share your Mac's internet connection with your Xbox

If, like me, you have your Xbox 360 placed near your wifi-enabled computer, but away from your wireless router or modem, then you'll want to take advantage of the Xbox's ability to "borrow" your computer's internet connection. For Windows users, this process is simple; it's just a matter of...

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