Huge storm in NYC area tookout power/internet...

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  1. xythil

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    And yet here I am posting on my laptop online.

    No power, no internet, and yet through 3g, wifi, and the magic of my tether enabled droid I am able to play starcraft 2 beta still lol

    Take that Iphone!

    Side note. My Droid is SUPER warm... is what I am doing safe for the device?
     
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    Yep, the Droid knows you don't have power and is trying to heat your home.

    You still need to download the AC app from the market for cooling purposes.
     
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    :icon_ laughup: Nice!
     
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    jokes asside is it ok for ym device to run warm like this?
     
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    It's normal for intense WiFi , 3G usage . They can reach up to 60 C (140F) if you also start the GPS .
     
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    lofl hilarious.
     
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    My cable, internet, and phone is down as well... This sucks... good thing for my Droid that it helps me a lot to do all my internet related activities....
     
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    Talk about Internet survivalists! We lost power, got it back, then lost DSL. I had the droid up and running a new internet connection in about 2 min, since I'd already installed PDA net. Then when the power came back on but the 'net didn't, I used Windows connection sharing feature to sort revese connect via wi-fi to my wi-fi router. So we had five of us, my wife, my daughter and three of her visiting buddies, running off one droid. Tres cool.

    BTW, highly recommended for the electronically connected/addicted: Xantrex Technology Inc. - Boat, Truck, & RV - XPower Powerpack 600HD - Product Information. Comes in different sizes.
     
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    Wont have phone/internet till sometime next week. Thank god for Droid. I just hope this wont ruin my phone
     
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    Droid definitely does. When did all this start? We had some brown outs yesterday in N.E. Ohio.
     
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    Thanks for the link. The other day my son and I were in a store and they had hand crank radios. I thought it would be cool to have a hand crank 12dc and came across these in a search on the web:
    David Butcher: Pedal Powered Generator - DIY Plans
    Buy Now Pedal Power Bicycle Generator Alternative Green Human Power Energy
     
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    Where in the city are u guys? I got power an I'm in the lower east side...haven't watched the news at all and I was in long island all day yesterday so I had no idea
     
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