TSA Announces Stricter Electronics Screening Rules

Attention travelers! Going through the security lines at airports is about to become more arduous.

The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday electronic devices larger than a smartphone will be subject to new screening rules. 

Previously, travelers only had to remove laptop computers and place them in a separate bin during the screening process for carry-on luggage. Soon devices like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles also will have to be taken out of carry-on luggage and placed in a separate tray. TSA claims this will give security agents a better read on x-rayed images. For those signed up for TSA Pre-check, however, these rules won't apply.

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