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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Roundup: Sandy watch, high-tech costumes, resurgence of the flip phone, more

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Sandy watch: Do you have friends or family in the Northeast, and you want to keep track of how the storm is affecting that area? Here are some ways to monitor what's going on.   CNet

High-tech costumes: Apps give costumes a new dimension of spooky.  Huffington Post

Flipping out again: With the popularity of tablets, many users find having a smartphone is redundant. So they're going to a simple, no-frills flip phones for their calls.   CNet

Streamline your to-do lists: Want to manage your tasks easier? Here's a roundup of some of the best to-do list apps that are integrated across devices.   Huffington Post

Workout soundtrack simplified: No more fumbling around with your music player during your workout. Here's a device that will select music from your playlist depending on your heartrate.  New York Daily News

Google ventures onto road less traveled: Google is taking the Street View technology to a whole new level. Its taking three of its Trekker packs to map the trails, ledges and alleys of the Grand Canyon.   Wired

[Last modified: Monday, October 29, 2012 8:44am]

    

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