HOUSTON — Hurricanes often leave many Houston residents without power. 

However, in this new digital age, technology is making it easier to navigate the storm in the absence of electricity.

Wednesday, "The High Tech Texan," Michael Garfield, dropped in to talk about a few tech items that could help you weather the storm and emphasizes backing up your computer! 

You can do it on a hard drive or to a cloud-based service like BackBlaze.com, Carbonite.com, iCloud, Dropbox.com 

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Helpful Apps:

Hurricane-American Red Cross  

Harmany App

Zello Walkie Talkie App

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