Articles tagged “samsung”

Viceroy Hotels Is Using Smartwatches to Be More Hospitable

Viceroy Hotels Is Using Smartwatches to Be More Hospitable

Deanna Ting, Skift

Personally — while Virgin Atlantic may disagree with us — wearing a smartwatch is preferable to donning a Google Glass, and we have a feeling hotel staff members would agree, too.

5 months ago

FAA Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 From All Airplanes, Threatening Criminal Charges for Non-Compliance

FAA Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 From All Airplanes, Threatening Criminal Charges for Non-Compliance

Brian Sumers , Skift

This will be a tough rule to enforce, but the U.S. government probably made the right call. Why take the risk of having a fire on an airplane, especially for a phone Samsung has recalled?

2 years ago

Airlines Review FAA Warning About Samsung Galaxy Note Phones

Airlines Review FAA Warning About Samsung Galaxy Note Phones

David Koenig and Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Singapore Airlines and Qantas were quick to take steps to warn passengers about charging their Samsung Note 7 phones in-flight while some U.S. airlines were still mulling what to do after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning. An abundance of caution should be the guiding principle here.

2 years ago

FAA Issues Warning to Samsung Galaxy Note Users: Don’t Turn on Your Phones

FAA Issues Warning to Samsung Galaxy Note Users: Don’t Turn on Your Phones

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

An excellent reminder that everyday electronics, while essential to travelers, still offer challenges to aviation safety.

2 years ago

Gogo Teams with Samsung in Free Wi-Fi Promotion for a Year

Gogo Teams with Samsung in Free Wi-Fi Promotion for a Year

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Gogo's partnership with Samsung is the kind that Wi-Fi providers cherish. There's no need to mail anything in, to present a coupon or enter a promotion code. Samsung tablet users just launch a browser and get directed right to a Gogo log-in page.

5 years ago

American Airlines big-screen pick is Samsung phones, not iPhones

American Airlines big-screen pick is Samsung phones, not iPhones

It looks like Samsung is getting some smartphone assistance from on high, sort of.

6 years ago

Tablets are popping up in the most unusual of destinations

The surprising utility of tablets continues to grow in the travel industry as Kenyan tribesman wield mobile maps and Swiss restaurants provide live videos of chefs, yet the U.S. seems behind the adoption curve.

6 years ago

American Airlines gives flight attendants tablets to improve customer service

American Airlines gives flight attendants tablets to improve customer service

Samantha Shankman, Skift

AA is the first US airline to give all flight attendants a tablet, but it will need more than tablets to improve its recent reputation for flight cancellations and unfavorable labor decisions.

6 years ago

SkiftUX: Samsung Galaxy used at London Olympics for hotel check-in & room control

Too bad it was only for 40 rooms, a smart promotion for the official handset of Olympics. At some point, it won't be handset tied, just an app across any platform.

6 years ago