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Sharknado returns! Protect your city with these tips

With these nuggets of advice from Siemens, cities can better prepare themselves to survive a great-white-shark attack from the skies -- or a host of other disasters.

By Apr. 7, 2014


Harper Collins book titles come to the iPhone

Harper Collins book titles come to the iPhone

By Aug. 15, 2007


Photos: Tools of the Hurricane Hunters

The Air Force unit sends its crews directly into the eye of storms like Ike to get crucial information on just exactly how fast and furious the storms really are.

By Sep. 15, 2008


Is T-Mobile's new no-contract plan really a good deal?

In this Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon does the math to show you how much money wireless subscribers can save on T-Mobile's new contractless service plans.

By Mar. 28, 2013


Which device early upgrade option offers the best value?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes an in-depth look at AT&T's, T-Mobile's, and Verizon Wireless' new early upgrade programs to tell you which one offers the most bang for the buck.

By Jul. 19, 2013


Unhappy about Verizon unlimited data plan? Ditch it for prepaid

Customers with unlimited data are not pleased that they must pay full price for phones to keep their unlimited service in the future. CNET's Marguerite Reardon lays out the alternatives.

By Aug. 10, 2012


In the iPhone of the hurricane

"In the iPhone of the hurricane" written by iPhone Atlas staffer David W. Martin, the author documents his experiences with the Apple iPhone and various applications that helped him survive the passing of hurricane Ike through his Southeast Texas communit

By Oct. 14, 2008


Mobile donations to Haiti exceed all in 2009

Since the tweet "Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to @RedCross relief" went viral, more than $8 million in donations surpasses mobile giving throughout all of 2009.

By Jan. 15, 2010


Ask Maggie: 5 smartphone apps to try before the rapture

In this week's installment, Maggie Reardon suggests which smartphones apps to try before Judgment Day on Saturday. And she gives some serious advice to a Verizon Wireless subscriber looking for a new smartphone.

By May. 20, 2011


When the going gets tough, the tough need coffee

A camping-friendly coffee maker you can use even when the power's out.

By Sep. 24, 2008