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national oceanic and atmospheric administration (noaa)

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Storm-tracking NOAA satellite system gets a technology boost

The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.

By February 28, 2014

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NOAA Hi-Def Radar

NOAA Hi-Def Radar is an excellent way to track storms, giving you a ton of useful information, but it's missing one important feature.

May 24, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May 24, 2013

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NOAA satellite spots three low-pressure 'dragons'

Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.

By April 1, 2014

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NOAA supercomputers to forecast better weather?

New new supercomputers run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are set to predict weather around the world much more accurately.

By September 9, 2009

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Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you

Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.

By October 15, 2013

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National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite

As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.

May 2, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2012

MSRP: $59.00

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Track Hurricane Arthur in real time with an interactive map

Mapping software company Esri designed a live map, filled with data from NOAA and social media, which shows the hurricane's projected path and more.

By July 3, 2014

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NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.

By October 25, 2013

Review

National Geographic Xplorer (Samsung B2100)

Globe-trotters seeking a ready-made travel solution will appreciate the Xplorer's convenient Talk Abroad SIM. However, mounting expenses for a basic rugged handset will turn away existing GSM phone owners.

April 27, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating April 27, 2011

MSRP: $199.99

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National Weather Service alerts headed to smartphones

Live in an area prone to tornadoes, flash floods, hurricanes, extreme wind, ice storms, and the like? Your smartphone can't change the extreme weather, but it can alert you to it.

By June 28, 2012