6 Smartphone Apps To Help Fight Hurricane Sandy's Fury

Ian Paul | TechHive | October 29, 2012

If you live in the Northeastern United States and are bracing for Hurricane Sandy's wallop, your smartphone can become a handy tool if disaster strikes.

The so-called megastorm (Sandy measures more than 900 miles across) is expected to have a major impact in highly populated areas, including New Jersey and New York.

Here's a list of handy uses for your smartphone in emergency situations. And don't forget to check out our tips on how to preserve your phone's battery life during the storm.