iPad mini Pre-Orders Face Delays Due to Hurricane Sandy

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Customers who pre-ordered an iPad mini, and who live in either New York or New Jersey, will likely not receive the device tomorrow due to the Hurricane Sandy and the conditions it has left in its wake. Both UPS and FedEx, who are responsible for making iPad mini deliveries, have both announced that shipments heading […]

AT&T and T-Mobile Sharing Networks In Areas Hit By Hurricane Sandy

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Today AT&T and T-Mobile announced the two carriers will share their networks in areas hit by Hurricane Sandy. With the new agreement both AT&T and T-Mobile will let subscribers from the other network place calls on their network. For users that means if their phone can receive any compatible signal it will work with no […]

Cell Networks To Get Worse Before Improving After Hurricane Sandy

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Cell phone networks will likely get worse before they get better for users affected by Hurricane Sandy according to a CNet report. During a conference call this morning FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said carriers currently report that 25 percent of cell sites in 158 counties across 10 states hit by the storm are down. That number […]

Getting Through Hurricane Sandy With Mobile Tech

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Yesterday as Microsoft was launching Windows Phone 8 and Google announced the Nexus 4 and nexus 10 Hurricane Sandy was tearing through the Northeast and I sitting in my home office hoping the lights would stop flickering so I could continue writing in peace. I was lucky in that Sandy didn’t knock out the power […]

Without Power? 10 Tips to Make Your iPhone & Android Battery Last


Hurricane Sandy has touched down on the East Coast leaving power outages in its path. That means, for some people, battery life on a smartphone is even more of a precious commodity than it was before. Here, we outline some basic battery saving tips that will not only help during Hurricane Sandy, but also during […]

10 Tips to Weather Hurricane Sandy On iPhone or Android

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As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, users bracing themselves for the storm can take a few steps to turn their iPhone or Android into a survival tool and prepare for power outages, data outages and damage. When it comes to extreme weather, it’s a good idea to plan on data outages as […]

Google Cancels LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 Event Due to Hurricane Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy forced Google to cancel an Android event scheduled for Monday in New York City, where the company planned to unveil Android 4.1, the new Nexus phone and the Nexus 10 tablet. The predicted path of Sandy could result in a worst possible scenario according to meteorologists. If that happens, we could see flooding in New […]