It is now safe to turn on and leave on your electronic devices
Buckle your seatbelt, make sure your seats are upright, and power off all electronics. That last part could soon be changing. The FAA is on the verge of easing its restrictions on when passengers can use their tablets, e-readers, iPods, and smartphones. CNET's Sumi Das explains how planes and technology have changed, alleviating safety concerns and putting pressure on the FAA to update its ban.