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Every Major US Airline's Wi-Fi Service, Explained And Ranked

You know that Louis CK joke about Wi-Fi on aeroplanes? He says, “It’s fast, and I’m watching YouTube clips. It’s amazing — I’m on an aeroplane! And then it breaks down.… And the guy next to me goes, ‘This is bullshit.'” It’s so true.


Virgin Is Letting You Roll Your Mobile Data Over Into The Next Month

If you’re a Virgin Mobile customer on a postpaid (contract) plan, we have some good news. Virgin’s already generous included data caps are about to get even moreso; any unused data allowance at the end of the month on these plans will be rolled over into your next billing period.


Who Will Win The Internet Space Race?

Up until a week ago, the crazy idea that a company would beam internet service around the entire planet from the sky was just that: a crazy idea. Then, in the span of a few days, we’ve heard details from not one but three tech behemoths that want to do just that. This fantasy is becoming a reality, and fast.


SpaceShipTwo's Surviving Pilot Ejected Into -56C At 15,000m

Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what went wrong in the tragic crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. While the National Transportation Safety Board has been looking into an issue with the braking system, the agency has released details from surviving pilot Peter Siebold about how he managed to escape the exploding spacecraft.


Who Has The Best Value iPhone 6 Plan In Australia?

So you’re buying an iPhone 6. Good for you! New gadgets are always fun. Heed this warning, however: just because you’re seduced by the shiny doesn’t mean you should bankrupt yourself making it yours. Here’s the absolute cheapest way to get yourself a new iPhone 6 on a plan in Australia.


iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus: Virgin Official Pricing

Virgin’s pricing for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is now live. Here’s what you’ll be shelling out.


You Can Use Your Gadgets From Gate To Gate On Aussie Flights Right Now

We’ve known this was coming for a while, but as of right now if you’re flying with a major carrier on an Australian domestic flight, you’ll be able to keep your gadgets powered up all the time.


ACCC Takes Jetstar And Virgin To Court Over Alleged Drip Pricing

Back in February, consumer regulator the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it was preparing to take action on businesses that used “drip pricing” — advertising a headline price but then aggressively pursuing add-on pricing. That strategy is now bearing fruit: the ACCC is taking Jetstar and Virgin to court over alleged drip pricing violations.


Virgin And Hoyts Both Reportedly Want To Take On Netflix In Australia

Are you listening, Australian free-to-air TV industry? This is the right way to take on Netflix: build something customers want to buy. Two separate consortiums — Virgin and Hoyts — both reportedly want to build their own movie streaming service to take on the platform of the hour, Netflix.


The 12 Best Airline Safety Videos, Reviewed

Virgin America, the airline that invented the sassy in-flight safety video, has rolled out a brand new sassy in-flight safety video: a live-action musical number. It’s still heads and shoulders above most airlines, but is it the best?