Whether stuck in a snowstorm, power outage, lost in the woods, dealing with a medical issue, or any number of emergency situations, tech can sometimes leave you stranded, stuck without help. With proper preparation however, tech can sometimes truly save the day. We highlight some great emergency tech tips and tools that may just help save your life someday.
Power Outages: tips and what to do
Emergency Preparedness and Tech: guides and tech
- Emergency Tech Gear Preparedness: It Can Happen To You!
- The 4 Gadgets You Might Be Missing in Your Hurricane Kit
- Eton TurboDyne Series: Ingenious Emergency Tools
- Best Solar Powered Emergency Gadgets
- Outdoor Tech Roundup: Our Favorite Pieces
Power Generators and Batteries
- How to Find The Right Emergency Power Generator
- Batteries ...for the Home?
- Rechargeable Batteries- Buy Them Before You Need Them
Seeing the Light: solar and hi-tech flashlights
- SunNight Solar BoGo Flashlight Lights Up Lives
- The Shining Path: Hi-Tech Flashlights
- Surefire 6P LED Flashlight
- Hybrid Solar Flashlight
- Ultracapacitor Flashlight Charges Up in 90 Seconds, Lasts 135 Years!
Communications: satellite phones, 911, weather radios, GPS, and TV
- Convenient or Crazy? Texting 911 for Emergencies
- During Emergencies, Use Satellite Phones to Communicate
- When it Gets Stormy: Weather Radio Roundup
- Sun Powered Music: Solar Powered Portable Radios
- The GPS Escape Plan: Preparing For Travel Emergencies
- Battery Powered DTV Converter Box Might Save Your Butt
Keep Your Tech Fully Charged
- Why I Recharge my Phone & Laptop Every Night
- Why Checking The Weather is Good For Your Gadgets
- How To: Make An Emergency Solar Cell Phone Charger
Fire Fighting and Safety: extinguishers and detectors
- Know How to Buy The Right Fire Extinguisher
- How Many Fire Extinguishers Should You Have?
- Stylish Fire Extinguisher
- Fire Design Fire Extinguishers
- Pinqy Fire Extinguisher
- Smoke Detector—Now with Wasabi Smell-O-Vision!
First Aid: kits and medical cards
- An iPhone in Your First Aid Kit?
- An iPhone App for Pet Owners: Pet First Aid
- USB Medical Card: A Better-Safe-Than-Sorry Investment