eBook lovers – read on.
FAA green-lights gadget use during entire flight (CNet)
Can I use my e-book reader/tablet/cell phone throughout my flight now? from the FAA’s FAQ
Once your airline has shown the FAA its airplanes can safely handle radio interference from portable electronics, they can let you use your devices in airplane mode only most of the time. At certain times — for example, a landing in reduced visibility — the Captain may tell passengers to turn off their devices to make absolutely sure they don’t interfere with onboard communications and navigation equipment.