Laptops and cellular phones are typically permitted in state court, although rules vary from court to court and judge to judge. See e.g., Media Protocol for Fulton County Superior Court (“laptop computers, blackberries, cell phones will be permitted as long as the equipment is kept in the silent mode and the clicking of keys on the keyboard cannot be heard.”). Federal court rules vary as well. See, e.g., United States v. Jackson, No. 93-CR-310-AAA (N.D.