hurricane sandy

After Sandy: Community-minded 11-year-old helps local residents with pop-up Internet cafe

An 11-year-old New Jersey girl is doing her bit to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Lucy Walkowiak has opened a pop-up Internet cafe to enable locals in her flood-hit city to get back in touch with friends and family.

Mobile

AT&T, T-Mobile partner up to share networks for affected Sandy customers

Those having trouble finding signal in the wake of Hurricane Sandy will be glad to know their coverage is now temporary expanded thanks to a T-Mobile/AT&T partnership.

Mobile

Hurricane Sandy brings down Call of Duty, Guitar Hero online multiplayer

Data centers in the American northeast were affected by Hurricane Sandy as well, with facilities flooded and lacking power. A number of Activision games, including entries in the Call of Duty and Guitar Hero series, have been taken offline as a result.

Computing

State of the Web: How Hurricane Sandy made me a believer

The destructive winds of Hurricane Sandy blew away more than just trees and buildings — it swept away my foolish notion that the Web is nothing more than a great place to find cute pictures of cats. It's a vital utility capable of saving lives.

Opinion

No Internet? No problem! SMS your way back to the Web

As Hurricane Sandy continues to ravage the East Coast, many are without power or Internet access - but if you've got a phone (and any phone with a text messaging plan will do), here are a handful of sites you can access via SMS to document the storm as well as…

Mobile

Hurricane Sandy: Google adds power outage info to crisis response map

Google has assembled a crisis response map providing the latest information regarding Hurricane Sandy, which is forecast to hit the East Coast of the US on Monday.

Web

Hurricane Sandy by the social media numbers

For those lucky enough to sustain electrical power and Internet connection, social media was definitely the place to be for updates on the latest Hurricane Sandy developments.

Photography

New York City’s Hurricane Sandy images go viral on Instagram, Twitter

Trapped inside their homes, people flocked to Instagram and Twitter to share their perspectives of how Hurricane Sandy was affecting them. Here, we illustrate the story based on the most shared and liked photos.

Home

Social network your way to staying up-to-date – and safe – during Hurricane Sandy

Provided you still have an Internet connection, here are several mobile and desktop apps that can keep you in the loop and safe throughout Hurricane Sandy and its surrounding storms.

Mobile

Major newspapers remove paywalls in wake of hurricane Sandy coverage

As hurricane Sandy barrels toward the East Coast, major news outlets have removed their paywalls to allow readers to follow the latest storm developments.

Web

Hurricane Sandy got you working from home? Here are 7 videos of weather reporters getting owned

Did you get some extra time off from work today due to inclement weather? Thank the heavens you're warm, dry, and not like these reporters getting literally blown away by hurricanes and tropical storms.

Home

The playground is closed: Google cancels NY Android event because of Hurricane Sandy

With the storm clouds closing in overhead, Google has opted to cancel its Monday event in New York City as Hurricane Sandy approaches. The storm is expected to make landfall on Monday. Google hasn't given word on a replacement event yet.

Android Army