Tag: Boeing

  • Boeing bring security expertise to smartphone

    Boeing bring security expertise to smartphone

    Boeing are a global powerhouse when it comes to security and are now extending their domain to the smartphone and gizmo markets. Their newest Android smartphone will contain Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread that is a few versions older than the up and running current one. Being a highly encrypted device means that it will favor…

  • Boeing to have Dreamliner’s entertainment systems powered by Android

    Boeing to have Dreamliner’s entertainment systems powered by Android

    Boeing decided to go all Google on its newest baby, the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, and has chosen to fit these with Android-powered servers and touchscreens. The screens will be available for all, be it economy passengers or the high-flying business class. The screens in the business class and first class however will use Kinect-style gesture…

  • Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner to sport 19 inch electronically tinted windows

    Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner to sport 19 inch electronically tinted windows

    The airplanes we fly in today have those peep-hole-windows that barely ever give us a perfect view of the world above the clouds! Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner however allows a lot more than just a meager peep at the clouds. Using larger-than-industry-standards 19 inch windows, the plane also uses a carbon fiber body, energy efficient…

  • Boeing 747 Jet gets second life as the world’s first Jumbo Hostel

    Boeing 747 Jet gets second life as the world’s first Jumbo Hostel

    Day in and day out we hear reams and reams on innovative ways of recycling. In that respect, the world’s first Jumbo Hostel proves to be an epitome. A Boeing 747 jumbo jet, that was probably rendered inoperative, has been transformed to become an unique hostel accommodation. I mean the best use one can think…

  • Boeing is first to fly with wireless internet on board business-class 737 Aircrafts

    Boeing is first to fly with wireless internet on board business-class 737 Aircrafts

    You know how we keep talking about Cloud computing so often these days? Well, like TGDaily.com has so eloquently put it, it’s taken to the sky, a bit ironic in a way actually. Boeing is now the first company to have an in-flight high-speed wireless broadband service. So far it’s just fixed up for one…

  • 1982 Porsche runs even faster with a Boeing T-50 engine

    1982 Porsche runs even faster with a Boeing T-50 engine

    What do you get when you fit a Boeing turbine engine into a 1982 Porsche 928? To start with you get 700+ pounds of torque and a lot of attention. [More images after the jump]

  • Boeing unveils super slim unmanned spy plane, the Phantom Ray

    Boeing unveils super slim unmanned spy plane, the Phantom Ray

    If you’ve seen the movie Stealth, the UCAV (Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle) features is one of the coolest technological marvels that Hollywood has come up with. Of course it was probably based on some truth as unmanned planes like drones have been around for awhile. The latest is Boeing’s unmanned stealth spy plane called the…

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior redefines flying

    Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior redefines flying

    A fantastic flying experience depends mainly on the level of comfort that an airliner manages to deliver to you. The interior of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will have 135 seats, sufficient amount for lavatories, and ‘dual crew rests’. With something as cool as sweeping arches, dynamic lighting, spacious luggage bins and cool, electronic window shades…

  • Japan Airlines get Doraemon crazy with new Boeing 777-300 jet

    Japan Airlines get Doraemon crazy with new Boeing 777-300 jet

    We know the Japanese love their manga and anime. They’re all about that stuff so much so that in a recent attempt to uplift themselves from a serious decline in profits and funds, Japan Airlines has announced that a Boeing 777-300 jet will be making more on domestic routes in the country. Now that’s not…

  • Missile shot down by Boeing Airborne Laser

    Missile shot down by Boeing Airborne Laser

    The Missile Defense Agency of US and Boeing can leave sigh of relief because the $1.1 billion Airborne Laser program actually works. The ABL aircraft, a modified Boeing 747-400, took off from Edwards Air Force Base and located, tracked and fired on a target missile. The test demonstrated how each part of the engagement sequence…