Boeing used potatoes to improve its Wi-Fi capabilities on airplanes
0. phoneArena posted on 23 Dec 2012, 19:38
Boeing has been able to improve the Wi-Fi signal that airlines offer to passengers thanks to the potato; Boeing used sacks of of the stuff as stand-ins for passengers in tests to find where Wi-Fi signals have been spotty during flights as real passengers couldn't be expected to sit in a plane for hours without moving while Boeing collected data...
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1. BattleBrat posted on 23 Dec 2012, 19:44 11 0
I salute you mighty spud! (duct tapes potato to back of iPhone, 4 bars FTW!)
3. androidisbaws (banned) posted on 23 Dec 2012, 22:03 3 3
you should've got an android. You wouldn't have wifi issues in the first place. Not that tot you mentioned.
2. androidisbaws (banned) posted on 23 Dec 2012, 21:49 7 2
Boeing should make their wifi free for android users and charge a premium for Apple users. They'd make a ton of money and apple users are used to paying a premium.
7. nak1017 posted on 24 Dec 2012, 11:54 0 1
If it's Boeing, they're going to do Blackberries for free and not support anything else...
4. nnaatthhaannx2 posted on 23 Dec 2012, 22:34 0 0
Laptop not lap top, but interesting article.
5. Alan01 posted on 23 Dec 2012, 22:50 0 0
Thanks for the heads up on that. Problem was that since this story concerned potatoes, I consulted Dan Qualye and he told me to put the space in between!
8. nak1017 posted on 24 Dec 2012, 11:56 1 0
You should see how Boeing tests the toilets... Dog food, Butter and Candy Bars... Happy Holidays Y'all!
9. Reluctant_Human posted on 26 Dec 2012, 07:16 0 0
The ultimate test for a toilet is Taco Bell.