Tag: mobile phone

Smart Phones and Battery Life

I’ve written previously about how you shouldn’t use smart phones for backcountry navigation. In that article I made some claims about battery life. My article was reposted (not my me) in a forum, and some of the replies to that

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SPOT Connect and Smart Phones

I’d like to direct people to Will Gadd’s article on the SPOT Connect. I’ve previously written how smartphones should not be used as a primary navigation device for backcountry travelers. Will points out that the SPOT connect, when paired with

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SMS and Search and Rescue

Well it finally happend, and frankly I’m suprised that it toook this long. A pair of subjects we looked for all of last night and part of today initiated the search by sending an SMS (Text) message. I’m sure this

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