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AT&T has begun rolling out Wireless Emergency Alerts updates for iPhone 4S and 5, so you won't be the last folks to know if the entire northern hemisphere is about to be covered in ice à la Day After Tomorrow. You'll receive a notification from the carrier when your update is ready, but o...

June 15th 2013 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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Update: For more information on the Weather Alerts System, this FEMA page provides a full description of the one way alert system. Note that the ability to get notifications of AMBER alerts and Emergency Alerts can turned off via a new set of buttons found at the bottom of the Settings > Notif...

December 18th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

June 28th 2012 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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A new Wireless Emergency Alerts system from the National Weather Service is on the way for American smartphone owners, but don't expect to get alerts about impending tornadoes or blizzards on your iPhone immediately. Starting today, the Wireless Emergency Alerts system will begin alerting peo...

June 28th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments