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some social network (word travels fast)
just fill you phone with pdf files of military manuals and books
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've downloaded SAS Survival Lite. Its free and there is a lot of stuff in there. The full
version is an entire book in app form.
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I agree. You can stuff your phone/tablet with pdf's on just about everything. Lots of those torrent sites have lots of survival/military books and manuals all in one download. Just make sure you virus scan it before you open them just in case.
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You can get all kinds of apps for I Phone. I have had one for three years. Everything form Nuclear War Survival Skills (NWSS) to SAS survival guide. Multiple first aid apps. tons of apps dealing with planning (All from FEMA site). read the reviews before buying and get the free ones when you can. the biggest problem with all apps is when the system goes down you will have problems accessing your apps. the ones that download totally to the phone will work till you lose power. After that all bets are off. It is best to have hard copies of any vital plans.
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I just downloaded 5-0 radio (police scanner). Cop cars were just outside of my house blocking off the north and south side of my street. Naturally this intrigued me so I went outside. The cop said over his intercom that they were using K-9's to track a burglary suspect and that I should go inside for my safety. I downloaded 5-0 radio for free and was able to listen to the whole situation unfold. I was able to find out how many suspects were involved, where they where, where they were going, what they did (break into a liquor store... cliche lol), where the cops were in relation to them and much more. This app is truly amazing and imho one of the best ways to find out if s is htf and what is going on in your neck of the woods.
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I just downloaded 5-0 radio (police scanner). Cop cars were just outside of my house blocking off the north and south side of my street. Naturally this intrigued me so I went outside. The cop said over his intercom that they were using K-9's to track a burglary suspect and that I should go inside for my safety. I downloaded 5-0 radio for free and was able to listen to the whole situation unfold. I was able to find out how many suspects were involved, where they where, where they were going, what they did (break into a liquor store... cliche lol), where the cops were in relation to them and much more. This app is truly amazing and imho one of the best ways to find out if s is htf and what is going on in your neck of the woods.
I have that app on my iphone. I was told that it isn't actually live, but delayed in some fashion. If this is so, I wonder how long the delay is.
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WikiHow emergency survival
SAS Survival guide (FULL version)
Survival Pocket reference
Disaster Survival Ref (Goldfitsurvival.com)
Phoneflips Disaster Rediness guide
Rescue Knots
Nuclear War Survival Skills (NWSS)
Disaster Caster
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I have that app on my iphone. I was told that it isn't actually live, but delayed in some fashion. If this is so, I wonder how long the delay is.
It seemed like it was instantaneous. The actions of the patrol cars and where the heli light was pointing matched up with what was coming over the scanner in real time. If there is a delay it is not by much (less than a minute at most). Either way a really good app for getting real time or almost real time information.
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guys downloading the survival guide apps, make sure they are stored on your phone and dont need a data connection to access the information. it would be kinda pointless to be lost/stuck in the woods and need reception to get your survival info...
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It seemed like it was instantaneous. The actions of the patrol cars and where the heli light was pointing matched up with what was coming over the scanner in real time. If there is a delay it is not by much (less than a minute at most). Either way a really good app for getting real time or almost real time information.
Thanks. That's great news. I'm going to give mine a test run, maybe it varies from one location to another.
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Thanks. That's great news. I'm going to give mine a test run, maybe it varies from one location to another.
I was wondering if maybe it varied from place to place as well. My thoughts are that somewhere like D.C. might have a delay for security reasons. The burglars would have had a major advantage if they had this app (not a good thing). I am interested in the results of your test.
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Finally getting into the smartphone world and ordered an iphone 4s the other day. So in 2-3 weeks I will recieve it. What apps to you guys have on your iphone? I have been looking around itunes and reading reviews and stuff like that but I want to know from like minded individuals what apps are worth the money (or time if they are free)

Decided to get one finally because I was due for a new phone, don't have an ipod, would help me out with my work schedule, and I also spend a lot of time in hotels and I don't want to carry my laptop with me everywhere. So it seemed like a good idea, I just need some ideas on some cool apps to have. I just hope they get the battery thing fixed before they ship mine out lol! Thanks for any input
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Sorry, I cant help with this one as i have a blackberry myself and love it.
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I was looking at blackberry's but went with the iphone only because I bought a MacBook pro almost a year ago and its the best dang computer I have ever used. I really like the MacBook a lot. Im sure it has its problems, I just haven't ran into them yet. And I bought the iphones before I had heard about the battery problems so hopefully they work that out.
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Ah, its not that im not a fan of the apple products, but i have seen them to be a bit over priced for me, and the blackberries are good for alot of things, some things the Iphone does the blackberry doesnt, but most of them do the same things.
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Very true, they all do pretty much the same things. And I agree with the over priced thing 100%
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I like the following...

* RadarScope (live doppler weather radars) $9.99... but worth it
Army survival (US army survival guide) $1.99
SAS guide
iSurvive
geocaching (official app) $9.99 but worth it if you are in to geocaching
* MotionX GPS $2.99 hands down best non-driving GPS
Simple GPS
Topo Maps
Topos2go free
Emergency Radio (like a police/EMS scanner)
* Kindle for iphone free
Bear Grylls app has good videos and survival tests
* My secret folder (password protected folder for notes/files/pics)

* most useful
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I like the following...

* RadarScope (live doppler weather radars) $9.99... but worth it
Army survival (US army survival guide) $1.99
SAS guide
iSurvive
geocaching (official app) $9.99 but worth it if you are in to geocaching
* MotionX GPS $2.99 hands down best non-driving GPS
Simple GPS
Topo Maps
Topos2go free
Emergency Radio (like a police/EMS scanner)
* Kindle for iphone free
Bear Grylls app has good videos and survival tests
* My secret folder (password protected folder for notes/files/pics)

* most useful
Thanks! RadarScope sounds very cool! I am kind of a weather nerd so 10 bucks is not very much to spend at all.

MotionX is for non-driving? What does that mean? Just not hands free?

Geocaching is something my daughter has been wanting to try but I have never owned a gps until now (well 2-3 weeks till my phone comes in the mail) so im sure she will like that app!
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Evernote. get the desktop version too
DropBox. again, get the desktop version as well
Angry Birds is a necessity.

I used Copilot Live for Gps because it had maps even when network coverage wasn't available.
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Not necessarily 'survivalist' related but these are what I use often. All of them are free. I'd rather spend my $ on preps.

Kitco
Currency
Kayak
Skype
eBay (for prep purchases)
Amazon (for prep purchases)
Dropbox
USPS Mobile
Youtube-included (mainly Southern Prepper1's channel)
Twitter (I follow info, I never post)
Meebo (aim, msn, etc chat app)

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Drudge Report
RT News
Huffington Post
Alex Jones Show
CNN
Al Jezeera
BBC News
Washington Post
New York Times
USA Today
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