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Hidden iPhone features that could save your life

Since smartphones keep us connected almost all the time, they can also be critical safety and distress signal tools in emergencies and times of...
Tips February 12, 2018

Listen to police and emergency radio broadcasts

Ever see something happening in your neighborhood - you know, with police cars or a fire engine - and wonder what was happening? If...
Cool Sites January 2, 2018

This emergency feature on your smartphone could save your life

When the unimaginable happens, you don't want to be unprepared. This one feature on your iPhone could make the difference between life and death....
Tips October 2, 2017

One app you need in an emergency

There are plenty of fitness trackers, smartwatches with fitness tracking, and fitness apps for your phone that make sure you're staying active and in...
Preparedness September 16, 2017

3 apps to track your medical history

From common colds to more serious ailments, medical records can quickly stack up. Checkups, shots, medicine you've been on, surgeries and everything else can...
Tips March 10, 2017

Essential gear for your emergency kit - Hurry sale ends soon!

It's cold out there! The last thing you want is to be stuck in a winter storm, but sometimes Mother Nature has other plans....
Happening Now January 25, 2017

This iPhone update could save your life

This piece of information could save your life one day. If you're ever in a situation where your life is being threatened, you can't...
Happening Now November 11, 2016

This one step on your phone can save your life, notify your family you’re in trouble and help others!

I never like to think that anything bad will happen. But reality states otherwise as we saw the tragedy in Orlando over the weekend....
Happening Now June 13, 2016

Stuck in the snow? Get this emergency app before it happens!

Live where it snows? This emergency app could save your life if you're caught in frosty weather.
Apps November 23, 2015

Prepare for El Nino and other disasters with the official FEMA app

When El Nino hits, you'll want to be prepared. Download the FEMA app for everything you need to prepare for the worst.
Apps November 19, 2015

How 'butt-dialing' is putting lives at risk

Butt-dialing can be funny. The name alone conjures up giggles from just about everyone. Of course, butt-dialed calls can be annoying, like when a...
Happening Now October 11, 2015

A freeway full of cars was torched because of gawking drones

Drones can be great for so many things. From capturing breathtaking videos to working as the next big thing in the film industry, drones...
Happening Now July 20, 2015

'Doomsday Clock' now stands three minutes to midnight

If it was New Year's Eve, I'd say you should be excited if it was only three minutes to midnight. However, since this is...
Happening Now January 22, 2015

Clever dispatcher uses Facebook to locate and rescue a hiker

Facebook has always been a great tool for heart-warming reunions. We've seen it find long-lost relatives, save one girl's eyesight, bust dumb criminals, even...
Happening Now January 9, 2015

The one big new Facebook feature you’ll actually want to use

We all cringe whenever Facebook announces a new feature. They often make things worse, not better. Remember when Facebook made you download the Messenger...
Happening Now October 16, 2014

Now you can text 911

I hope you never find yourself in a situation where you need to call 911 for help. In case you ever do, you have...
Happening Now May 15, 2014

An amazing app could get you rescued when the grid goes down

A new app for smartphones will use a simple workaround to rescue you from a disaster.
Happening Now February 28, 2014