There seems to be a big plot out to fight mobile telephones (cell phone to Americans).
First we hear that they really do cause cancer in Laboratory Amoeba - now they cause Autopilots to disengage all by themselves.
Could this be the real cause of AF447's demise in the middle of the South Atlantic?
So listen to ABC's Dianne Sawyer describe the situation for you in her best gravitas voice.
if you sit in the front of the cabin on a conventional plane - you should be more careful and turn the darn things off. If you have a GPS turned on - that could definitely cause an abnormality.
However just think of that Microwave oven right behind the cockpit - its working on the same frequency.