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 […]

Wireless Carriers Getting Ready for Hurricane Irene’s Unwelcome Visit

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You need to prep for Hurricane Irene if you live close to the Atlantic between North Carolina and New York, but so do people like the big four wireless carriers who provide such an important service when phone lines often go down after such natural disasters. These tips and preparations aren’t new, as most carriers […]

Samsung Galaxy S II U.S. Launch Event Delayed by Hurricane Irene

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You may have heard. There is a hurricane called Irene that is poised to slam into the East Coast. Tech events are not immune to the elements and it appears that Samsung’s Galaxy S II event that was scheduled to take place on August 29th in New York City has been pushed back to August […]

Your Phone Will Soon Be An Emergency Alert System

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The emergency alert system, which interrupts radio and TV broadcasts was a great way to warn you about bad weather and other emergencies, but as we become more mobile, cut cables and leave FM radios in the closet, the usefulness drops. We’ve heard several solutions to turning your cell phone into an emergency alert system, but they haven’t […]

Getting Ready for Hurricane Irene Using Tech

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As Hurricane Irene bears down on the Eastern United States, residents prepare for the worst… but hope for the best. I lived in Eastern North Carolina from 1996 to 2000, during which time six hurricanes blew over my community. That included Hurricane Fran, which toppled a 300 foot tall pine tree onto my church’s building, and […]

No New WebOS Products Today, But Many in the Works

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HP introduced some nice new products today, all of which I got to check out in person during a briefing in San Francisco. I got all excited when I saw a couple of Palm reps milling around the briefing suite at the St. Regis in downtown San Francisco, but there were no new WebOS products […]

HP Confirms webOS Tablet, Slate, Phones Coming Soon

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On HP’s earnings call yesterday,  executive Todd Bradley announced that the company will ship a consumer slate running Windows ‘soon’ and a webOS Tablet in early 2011. HP’s been teasing us with its answer to the iPad all year long, to a point where anticipation is transitioning to yawns. For the first several months of […]

GBM InkShow: Going Mobile with the Center for Severe Weather Research

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I’m quite blessed to live in the beautiful state of Colorado, which also happens to be home to the Center for Severe Weather Research in Boulder, Colorado. These are the guys who get right up next to tornadoes and hurricanes — all in the name of science. Now, Lenovo is headed into the center of […]

A Day With The Center for Severe Weather Research

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I’m quite blessed to live in the beautiful state of Colorado, which also happens to be home to the Center for Severe Weather Research in Boulder, Colorado. These are the guys who get right up next to tornadoes and hurricanes — all in the name of science. Lenovo has partnered with CSWR by equipping the […]