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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